Ashwin is the Lead geek at Techjoomla. The CTO so to say :) Ashwin has been dabbling with Joomla since the Mambo days. He knows his way around PHP Frameworks - Wordpress, Drupal, Magento as well any kind of coding in general just as well as he knows Joomla. The Guy to go to when anyone is faced with a tech challenge, its also his job to make sure the code getting shipped is top notch !

Ashwin loves to travel, eat, cook and of course speak at Joomla Conferences! 

TJ UCM - Yet another Joomla Universal Content Manager

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Joomla has tried to create a content manager / CCK for several years now. Though the project has been inactive, there are a few database tables that Joomla still uses, mainly for storing content history. Although the original UCM in its spirit isn’t part of Joomla, similar functionality has been introduced by article fields. 

So, with com_content already there what purpose does a new UCM extension serve you'll ask? A UCM gives the flexibility of defining multiple "types" of content. This is very useful so you could create types like Films, Actors, Banners all on the same site. Each type has its own fields, and a list of records from each type can be fetched. You could even relate these items together to build an IMDb clone!

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The right way to build a Joomla site - Part I

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I recently happened to have a client approach us to build a mobile app. What should have been a fairly quick job turned out into a mid sized development project. The reason ? They had created almost half a dozen custom components where articles could have served the purpose.

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Joomla REST API v2.4 released with User Impersonation Support

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In the past few months, we have made lots of incremental upgrades to com_api, our REST API extension for Joomla. For those who are not aware, com_api is a quick and easy way to add REST APIs to Joomla. Extensible via plugins, you can easily add support for more Joomla extensions.

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Headless Joomla using Angular and Algolia

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We had been working with our customer Osians, to build a knowledge base site for the years of archival work they had been doing documenting over 200 years of contemporary Indian culture. The catalog currently boasts of over 125,000 records documented with details.

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CORS Support comes to com_api in v2.3

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We recently built a Angular 5 application that used Joomla as a backend service. The angular service was deployed on a primary domain, and Joomla was set up at a subdomain. The result, we now have CORS support. YAY!

We have now released com_api v2.3 that adds support for CORS. There are also a few other minor improvements, read on for more details.

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Building Chatbots with Joomla

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Chatbots are a great new way to engage with clients. A chatbot allows for a more "conversational" style of interaction as opposed to the traditional "transactional" way of interacting with web applications. A well-designed conversation experience can keep users hooked and increase the time spent with your applications. In this blog, we write about how we used FlowXO to create a quizzing bot for Shika

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Invitex with Bootstrap 3 and more!

Invitex with Bootstrap 3 and more!
Invitex is up with its new release. Faster, better and with some cool new features added to its kitty helping you expand your network with ease. What’s new? Bootstrap 3 support for Invitex A lot of templates are adopting and moving towards bootstrap 3, we thought of making sure that all our extensions should also support it and with our other exten...
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JTicketing 1.8.2 Maintenance release

JTicketing 1.8.2 Maintenance release
A feature packed event booking system with a native event manager and integration for EasySocial Events, Jomsocial Events and JEvents. Also features an Android and iOS app for event organisers! Checkout the improvements! Changelog: Task : + #86827 Assign event creator as a host on ADC + #86691 Event create - add an adobe connect validation for onli...
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Curious to know whats coming in Invitex 3.0?

Curious to know whats coming in Invitex 3.0?
Invitex has been one of the favorite extensions for Joomla for sending Viral Invitations and helping you expand your network in every possible way. However, like every extension always has a scope of improvement and ideas keep pouring in from our very own Invitex subscribers, which help us improve and take this extension to the next level. With Inv...
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Flexible Discounting with Promotion rules in Quick2Cart 2.8!

Flexible Discounting with Promotion rules in  Quick2Cart 2.8!
When it comes to E-commerce, giving discounts and other amazing offers to its potential customers is one of the key Marketing strategies that can never go out of fashion. However, the site owners need to make sure that they’re able to give its potential customers a discount in the best way possible and is covering all the aspects of its online stor...
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Online Events, Venues and more with JTicketing 1.8!

Online Events, Venues and more with JTicketing 1.8!

JTicketing v1.8 is here and there’s even more to it than meets the eye! Which is why this blog will delve deep into all the awesome stuff it brings forth. Key highlights of this release include Venue Management and Support for Online events via Adobe Connect.

Initially the major focus of this release was to enable our Learning management system - Shika to support ‘Classroom trainings’ as part of its Blended learning feature. We eventually added quite a lot more that enriched not only JTicketing but also added a lot of value add to Shika.  

Existing subscribers can download the new release right away from the Downloads area. If you are not a Subscriber yet, we would love to see you onboard! As a special treat on account of this release, we are giving a 10% discount to all new Buyers.

Use the code: JTROCKS

Expires on 5th August

For people renewing before the renewal date, an automatic discount of 20 or 25% (based on you are renewing a 6 month or a 12 month subscription) is applied. 

 

Buy JTicketing Now!         Checkout the Demo!

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Tips for your Crowdfunding success

Tips for your Crowdfunding success
Achieving the goal amount of a Crowdfunding campaign in that particular time is crucial. The reason why it is crucial, because some campaigns are time bound. People fall short to reach out to the masses and end up failing the campaign. Key factors to achieve your goal! Be Heard and Found Getting noticed is where everything starts. You should leave ...
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Quick2Cart 2.7 gets you Facebook share for discounts, PHP api and more!

Quick2Cart 2.7 gets you Facebook share for discounts, PHP api and more!
This release is going to add a few more features and some most awaited integrations to Quick2Cart’s kitty. Q2C 2.7 will be opening doors for the fellow developers to use it as an ecommerce tool for more of their external integrations. Lets see what's in here... Share to get a Discount Store owners are always looking for some new marketing stuff for...
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The Ultimate Joomla extension kit to lift up your Joomla Development!

The Ultimate Joomla extension kit to lift up your Joomla Development!
You know that we've been publishing blogs to overcome some common problems faced in Joomla and also about Joomla user experience in general, right? Now let's jump into practicing the real thing! We will help you build a fully functional Joomla site in half the time without having to do too many things. Some of major extension and Template developer...
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JomWALL now integrated with JGive, JBolo and EB!

JomWALL now integrated with JGive, JBolo and EB!
In today’s world, no other tool is more important to the growth of your business than Social Media.  Brands that realize this potential have access to more customers than ever before, and can operate their business on a global scale that was previously impossible.  Website developers specializing in Joomla! need resources that allow them ...
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