Last week an announcement on Joomla.org stated that the core Joomla files had been downloaded from its site more than 30 million times. It was also stated that, "Joomla now averages around 1 million downloads every month."
The latest news affecting Joomla website owners and website developers.
Even after a very late start, the Joomla! Project managed to push through their application and be approved for the 2012 Google Summer of Code program. Out of 406 applications submitted, Joomla! was one of 180 open source projects chosen to participate this year.
Beginning with Joomla 1.6, the Joomla! Project decided to separate the CMS, which is what most end users of Joomla have come to know, from the platform it's built on. Developers can now use this platform to build their own web applications. This should be an exciting development for the community; however, many Joomla! users and followers remain confused on a couple of issues.