Just another component creator?

Are you a Joomla! developer? If Yes, you know how repetitive copying and pasting it is. When you are developing a component following Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern, you need to do the same thing many times in Joomla!. Often you need to copy and paste the codes. While doing work on some components, I was tired doing this copy and paste, and was thinking how to avoid this. And fortunately found this component at Joomla! Extension Directory. It’s named Just Another Component Creator or JACC. (more…)

Review at Amazon.com: Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook

The book surprised me in very positive way, is the maximum practical.
Although it is targeted for new users of Joomla!, Also the advanced users of this CMS find something useful for them. Simply browse the table of contents to find out.
A very big plus for a very good selection of components, modules, etc..
The clear layout and good style of book makes that you’ll read it quickly with no problems with understanding content.
Screenshots are also helpful, and they are real complement the content. Because this is a another book of this author that I read in one breath, I see progress. Keep it up!


Manually Translating Your Joomla! Site’s Content into Your Desired Language

In the previous article we saw how to translate a site’s content using Google’s translation service. The full process is automated and the machine does the translation. However, machine translation is not always good and can sometimes be misleading. To avoid your content getting lost in translation, or in the absence of a translation service for a specific language, like Bengali, you may like to manually translate the site’s content.

In this article by Suhreed Sarkar, author of Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook, you will learn how to translate your site’s content manually into your desired language using the Joom!Fish extension. It allows you to translate the articles, modules, banners, menus, sections, categories, and so on into your desired language. It also shows a language selection module for visitors to choose a language from the site’s frontend. Many other components and modules can be translated by installing their respective content elements. (more…)

Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions for Using Languages

This article focuses on using multiple languages on a Joomla!-based site. It shows you how to add a language, translate language files, translate a site’s content on the fly using Google’s translation service.

In this article by Suhreed Sarkar, author of Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook, we will cover:

  • Adding a language to your site
  • Translating language files for your site
  • Translating your site’s content using Google’s translation service


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