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! 

Shika release plans and upcoming webinar

Shika release plans and upcoming webinar
It's 10 odd days since the release of Shika 1.0 Stable. It was supremely energizing to see your awesome response for the release. Thank you guys for all the Love and support, we’re hoping to see same kind of enthusiasm from you guys which will keep us motivated and we will be able to maintain a steady pace of the development, getting you all some f...
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Grab this Jaw Dropping deal now!

Grab this Jaw Dropping deal now!
Ahoy Subscribers! This February we are taking a leap to get you something awesome. One of the coolest things about being a Techjoomla user is getting access to exclusive offers from our fabulous partners.   And this month we bring you an offer you can’t resist from Joomlart. Joomlart is one of the most respected Template companies and has been...
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Shika 1.0 has landed

Shika 1.0 has landed
Its February 22nd 2016. Just over 4 years when we first flirted with the idea of creating a learning management system. May 2014 saw Shika enter Techjoomla Labs. 21 months , 8000+ hours of development time and 350,000 + lines of code later, we are proud, (albeit exhausted and excited at the same time !) to present to you Shika 1.0. Since its announ...
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Shika 1.0. is coming. Last 3 days to go!

Shika 1.0. is coming. Last 3 days to go!
With more than a year of development, testing and lots of Love from our very on Shika Early Adopters, we are finally getting ready to launch the first stable release of Shika. The last few months have been super busy with lots of beta releases, plenty of feedback from early adopters and quite a few features getting squeezed in, in spite of a featur...
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Surprise Quick2Cart release with some cool new features!

Surprise Quick2Cart release with some cool new features!
Taking your Joomla based shopping cart to a next level with every release, Quick2cart 2.5.5 gets its subscribers a treat. What’s new? ARS update for Quick2cart Akeeba Release system Updates will make sure that you do not miss a single chance to update your Quick2Cart. You will be notified immediately in your backend about the new update.   PDF...
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Send Joomla email via Amazon SES

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Reliable email delivery is key in web applications, you don't want your customers to miss that order confirmation email or skip that very important Social Network notification. When using a service like Amazon SES, that additionally helps you improve your email sending quota if your web host gives you a rather small quota. It's fairly easy to get u...
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Shika Beta 17- A Step closer to the Stability!

Shika Beta 17- A Step closer to the Stability!
On demand of our very own Shika Early Adopters, we have introduced some cool new features. Besides these features, there are a lot of bug fixes done. What are the new additions? Course and lesson alias With Alias for Courses and Lessons they’re going to be more Search Engine Friendly. Youtube plugin Previously we were facing problems with Youtube v...
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The Joomla Speak! In Conversation with Peter Bui

The Joomla Speak! In Conversation with Peter Bui
We are going to talk to Peter Bui, Managing Director of PB Web Development in this The Joomla Speak interview. I met him at the Joomla World Conference 2015, Bangalore, India. A fun loving person who is also a Joomla Enthusiast and Contributor. Let’s get to know his thoughts on Joomla! What's your Joomla story? How did you get introduced?...
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Supporting custom module positions in your Joomla extension

Supporting custom module positions in your Joomla extension
Note: This Blog is targeted to developers! Sometimes the module positions that come with your template are just not enough, or if you’re a developer you might want to allow your users to load modules inside various parts of your component. A good example is if you want to publish Ads coming from SocialAds on your EasySocial stream without changing ...
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SocialAds 3.1. First Look!

SocialAds 3.1. First Look!
It has been a really long time since a SocialAds release. You all might want to ask, "What took it so long?" Well, we have been working on a major rewrite of the extension and we’re almost there. Apart from a simple, cleaner code and an amazingly fast working SocialAds... This is what you can expect! Backend Dashboard Admin will be effectively able...
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A developer's guide to Use Dates in the right way in Joomla!

A developer's guide to Use Dates in the right way in Joomla!
When you are handling date and time, its likely that a developer might get confused on what is the right way to handle multiple timezones. Let’s make this Crystal Clear! As you can see in the Image below, the date selected is 2015-08-26 05:30:00, This is the user’s timezone date and time. If we save the same date in our database it would mismatch f...
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In Conversation with Erik Folberth: From Creating a product to Launching it!

In Conversation with Erik Folberth: From Creating a product to Launching it!
Have you ever wondered what are the best practices in planning a new concept or idea and what goes into the process of turning ideas to realities? We ourselves do a lot of Product Development here at Techjoomla as well as at our parent company. We have closely seen the process of  product development from ideation to production and marketing i...
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How to develop JMailAlerts Plugin for any component?

How to develop JMailAlerts Plugin for any component?
Note: This Blog is targeted towards Developers! We will be going through a detailed step by step process of writing a JMailAlerts Plugin. Extending JMailAlerts needs you to create special plugins of the type 'emailalerts' Before we Proceed: Replace your new plugin name “myplugin” The code required adding a custom xml parameter is skipped A. File St...
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Quick2Cart 2.5 lets you do more with your Online Shopping Store!

Quick2Cart 2.5 lets you do more with your Online Shopping Store!
I was surfing the web and stumbled upon an article saying,  85% of world's population shops online. Really?!? This made me think that if you own (or want to start) an online shopping portal it needs to be user friendly and at the same time easy for the Store owner as well. With Quick2Cart 2.5 we’re introducing some cool new features which make...
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JGive 1.8.6 gets you lots of surprises!

JGive 1.8.6 gets you lots of surprises!
While chalking out the roadmap for JGive 1.8 we had come up with a lot of features which were highly on demand. However, the list was large and development of all those features together would’ve been time consuming. So, taking our key job of getting you timely and quick releases into consideration, we decided to split our roadmap into two parts an...
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