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Jochen Daum


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From a technology perspective, I can answer questions - as they relate to the Joomla CMS: - Browser compatibility, specifically, as they relate to modern browser versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Apple Safari, but also related to Mobile phone technology, RSS feeds and related Internet technologies - Site layout planning, such as with wireframes - Content planning including how to set up categories, subcategories, sections and the like - User access control planning and implementation - Image, file, video (Youtube) and link management - E-Commerce including product categories, products, product pricing including multiple pricing categories for retail customers, wholesale and resellers - Intranet and other set-ups that require login - image galleries, banner management and other mass image management facilities In regards to specific Joomla components we can asnwer questions regarding - Virtuemart, formerly phpShop, but also general advice in regards to E-Commerce components - Jevents, but also general advice in regards to Events management, including for the music industry - RSForm, but also general advice in regards to form management components - Joomfish, but also topics of IP Address detection, country targeting and other techniques to show content dependend on user location and profile - Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin integration - Custom integration with any other computer system - Custom database integration - Ignite Gallery, but also other image galleries - Custom development of templates, components (such as calculators), modules and plugins - Developer advice on how to manage source code, backups, servers and related technologies

Experience in the area

I have been developing websites for Mambo and then Joomla since 2003. We currently manage a portfolio of several large scale Joomla installations for major businesses, which are world-leaders in their specific markets. Furthermore, have provided mentoring services to Joomla component developers and advise developers and businesses alike on long term development strategies and management of source code, features, backups and intellectual property.


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I hold a Masters degree, computer science from Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. My majors were Crypography, Databases, Software Engineering and computer networks. More importantly, I have been a passionate and successful business owner of a web development company, Automatem, now into its 7th year.

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Academic Colleges Group Philips Selecon

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2012-10-26 Joomla SSL Contact Form:

Hi,    sorry for the delay in answering this question.    Normally, you can expect the links in the CMS all to be relative, that is if the website does not link to files or images on other websites and

2012-04-22 Using Joomla to publish simple DB on Website:

Hi Chuck,    many thanks for the question. I have some ideas how you can solve this problem, however I need some time to look up some things and am also buried in some emergency items here. Can I please

2012-01-19 intergration between FB and joomla!:

Hi Kevin,    thanks for getting back quickly.    You are right, there could be Joomla parameter filtering, which may stop some data flow coming from Facebook. However I'm sure this could be somehow adjusted

2012-01-18 intergration between FB and joomla!:

Hi,    It is difficult to answer this question without having had a detailed look at ChronoForms. Some ideas what might cause this:    - Can you somehow check with a debugger if the php code entered in

2011-11-03 Arabic to english numbers:

Hi Mohammed,    interesting question. I have a couple of questions, but I can give some generic advice independent of these answers.  - is this Joomla 1,5, 1.6 or 1.7?  - Do you use any translation features


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