16 of 27 people found the following review helpful
The book is a tutorial guide to Joomla! 1.5 and was already written and published during the development of Joomla! 1.5. This is the final version and it aims for "web developers, designers, webmasters, content editors and marketing professionals" and is suitable for anyone starting out with Joomla! 1.5, for people who upgrade to Joomla 1.5 and for those who just want a good printed guide/manual at hand.
The first chapter called Terms, Concepts, and Deliberations lays the foundation for the rest of the book. I think this chapter clearly shows the author's fine teaching skills. Without realising it, the reader will be handed all the… Read more
18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
I choose this book because I use Joomla and followed the transformation from 1.X to 1.5. As anybody using Joomla will know the platform went through some pretty steep changes for the better and the online documentation is a bit unhandy to use. Planning to write a few extensions for site's I host I was looking for a book that could at least in part be a replacement for this documentation. As I went through the site of Pact publishing My eye fell on this particular book because of the example chapter they show. And indeed now I have the book, I'm in no way disappointed.
On first sight the book offers clear tables and lists and is accompanied with a lot of examples on how to use and… Read more