Thursday, September 18, 2008

Latest Buzz in the Technology for CMS Solutions : Joomla!

Joomla! is an award-winning content management system (CMS). That offers flexibility and power which is appreciated even by the new or intermediate web developer. Joomla! enables you to build web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made it the most popular web site software available. Best of all, Joomla! is an open source solution that is available free of cost.

CMS is a software that keeps track of every piece of content on your web site, like a local public library keeps track of books and stores them.  A major advantage of using a CMS is that it requires almost no technical skill or knowledge to manage.

Joomla! is used all over the world to power web sites in ,corporate web sites or portals,corporate intranet and extranets ,online magazines, newspapers, other publications,e-commerce , online reservations,government applications,small business web sites,non-profit and organizational web sites ,community-based portals,personal or family home pages.

It is specially designed for ease to install and set up even if the user is not an advanced user. Many Web hosting services offer a single-click install, getting your new site up and running in just a few minutes. As a web designer or developer, you can quickly build sites for your clients. Then, with little instructions, you can empower your clients to easily manage their own sites themselves.

Many companies and organizations have requirements that go beyond what is available in the basic Joomla! package. In those cases, its'  powerful application framework makes it easy for developers to create sophisticated add-ons that extend the power of Joomla! into virtually unlimited directions.

Since Joomla! is based on PHP and My SQL, it builds powerful applications on an open platform anyone can use, share, and support that too with extreme ease.

The core Joomla! framework enables developers to quickly and easily build: inventory control systems, data reporting tools,application bridges,custom product catalogs, integrated e-commerce systems, complex business directories,reservation systems and communication tools etc.

A-1 Technology, an offshore software outsourcing company is working on Joomla! technology . Various small and large organizations can greatly benefit from this wonderful technology. A-1 technology has best in class resources for Joomla! technology that can help in leveraging the capabilities of Joomla!  to reduce development cost and time to market.