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So the new year is here and we are really excited about lots of things we'd love to make happen in 2012. However, before we share our coming goals, let's look back at what we achieved in the now gone year 2011.

browsers overview

I. JA Joomla! Club

A hard but exciting year with Joomla 1.5 - 1.6 - 1.7

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2011 was very hard year for us, as well as for other Joomla templates/extensions providers. The new Joomla release cycle announced early last year and with that we had to support 3 main versions and dozens of sub-versions for our templates and extensions. Right after Joomla 1.6 release we updated T3 framework and more than 30 Joomla 1.6 templates within 4 weeks. Joomla 1.7 came out by midyear and the we went for the whole process again: converting, testing, fixing, updating all templates from J 1.6 to J 1.7. And in between we updated 34 Joomla extensions (check this infographic for facts & figures). Very soon Joomla 2.5 will be released, more details on the community page. We will get busy again with the same process and have T3 Framework updated in time, followed by J 1.7 to J 2.5 updates.

Quick facts and stats in brief:

12 X 2 = 24 Joomla! Templates Released

We released total of 671 updates for 148 templates/ extensions (J 1.5 / 1.6 /1.7 versions)

JA Joomla Template version releases

JA Agora theme - 1.0.1(07 Jun 11)
JA Anion template for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0 beta(13 Jan 11), 1.1.0(02 Jun 11), 1.1.1(15 Jul 11), 1.2.0(27 Aug 11)
JA Community Plus - 1.1.2(07 Jan 11)
JA Community Plus Template for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.0.0 beta(13 Jan 11), 1.1.0(19 Mar 11), 1.2.0(02 Jun 11), 1.2.1(23 Jul 11), 1.3.0(20 Aug 11), 1.3.1(22 Sep 11), 1.3.2(10 Dec 11)
JA Droid Template for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.0.0 beta(13 Jan 11), 1.1.0(03 Jun 11), 1.2.0(20 Aug 11)
JA Edenite Template for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(17 Jun 11), 1.0.1(19 Jul 11), 1.1.0(12 Aug 11), 1.1.1(15 Aug 11)
JA Erica template for joomla 1.5 - 1.4.2(03 Oct 11)
JA Events Template for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0 Beta(14 Feb 11), 1.1.0(24 May 11), 1.1.1(15 Jul 11), 1.2.0(29 Aug 11)
JA Larix template for joomla 1.5 - 1.4.2(22 Apr 11), 1.4.3(26 Sep 11)
Ja Lime Template for Joomla 1.6 - 1.0.0 Beta(14 Feb 11), 1.1.0(17 Mar 11), 1.1.1(24 May 11), 1.1.2(23 Jul 11)
JA Mesolite II template for Joomla 1.5 - 1.1.3(24 Apr 11), 1.1.4(21 Sep 11)
JA Mesolite template for joomla 1.5 - 1.2.2(24 Apr 11), 1.2.3(21 Sep 11)
JA Norite Template for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0 Beta(23 Feb 11), 1.1.0(25 May 11), 1.1.1(18 Jul 11), 1.2.0(27 Aug 11)
JA ores template for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0 Beta(28 Jan 11), 1.0.1(04 Apr 11), 1.0.2(25 May 11), 1.0.3(25 Jul 11), 1.1.0(14 Sep 11)
JA Portfolio Real Estate template for Joomla 1.6.x - 1.0.0 beta(13 Jan 11)
JA Portfolio template for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.0.0 beta(13 Jan 11), 1.1.0(02 Jun 11), 1.1.1(22 Jul 11), 1.2.0(27 Aug 11), 1.2.1(10 Dec 11)
JA Purity ii template for joomla 1.5 - 1.2.1(21 Jun 11)
JA Purity II template for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0 Beta(28 Jan 11), 1.1.0(03 Jun 11), 1.1.1(26 Jul 11), 1.2.0(12 Aug 11)
JA Pyro Template for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0 Beta(22 Feb 11), 1.1.0(02 Jun 11), 1.1.1(18 Jul 11), 1.2.0(27 Aug 11)
JA Rasite template for Joomla 1.5 - 1.1.2(01 Jul 11)
JA Rasite Template for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0 Beta(14 Feb 11), 1.1.0(24 May 11), 1.1.1(25 Jul 11), 1.2.0(12 Oct 11), 1.2.1(12 Oct 11)
JA Rave Template for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0 beta(22 Jan 11), 1.0.1 Beta(25 Jan 11), 1.1.0(31 May 11), 1.1.1(18 Jul 11), 1.2.0(19 Aug 11), 1.2.1(10 Dec 11)
JA Social Template - 1.2.2(06 Jun 11), 1.2.3(13 Jun 11), 1.2.4(14 Oct 11)
JA Social Template for J17 - 1.0.0 Beta(17 Jun 11), 1.1.0(27 Jun 11), 1.2.0(09 Sep 11)
JA Sulfur template for Joomla 1.5 - 1.4.1(10 May 11), 1.4.2(24 Jun 11)
JA T3 Blank template - 1.1.5(23 Mar 11), 1.1.6(22 Jul 11)
JA T3 Blank template for joomla 1.7-  1.0.2(14 Jan 11), 1.0.3(22 Feb 11), 1.0.4(01 Jun 11), 1.0.5(14 Jul 11)
JA Teline III Template for Joomla 1.6 - 1.0.0 Beta(28 Jan 11)
JA Teline IV Template - 1.2.3(07 Jan 11), 1.2.4(14 Jan 11), 1.2.5(05 Jul 11)
JA Teline IV - 1.0.0 beta(22 Jan 11), 1.0.1 Beta(25 Jan 11), 1.1.0(02 Jun 11), 1.1.1(20 Jul 11), 1.2.0(09 Sep 11), 1.2.1(09 Dec 11), 1.2.2(14 Dec 11)
JA Xenia II gamer template for Joomla 1.5 - 1.4.2(18 Apr 11)
JA Zeolite II Template for Joomla 1.5 - 1.1.2(02 Mar 11), 1.1.3(22 Apr 11), 1.1.4(23 Sep 11)
JA Zeolite template for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0
JA Sulfur social theme for Joomla 1.5 - 1.1.0(10 May 11)
JA Teline III Template for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0 Beta(28 Jan 11), 1.1.0(02 Jun 11), 1.1.1(22 Jul 11), 1.2.0(09 Sep 11)
JA Larix VM theme for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.0(22 Apr 11), 1.0.1(26 Sep 11)
JA Mesolite II VM theme for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.1(21 Sep 11)
JA Mesolite VM theme for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.1(24 Apr 11), 1.0.2(21 Sep 11)
JA Zeolite II Vituarmart theme - 1.0.1(22 Apr 11), 1.0.2(23 Sep 11)
JA Zeolite theme for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.1(22 Apr 11), 1.0.2(22 Sep 11)

JA Joomla! Extension version releases

JA Amazon S3 for joomla 17 - 1.0.0(03 Mar 11), 1.0.1(03 Jun 11), 1.0.2(07 Dec 11)
JA Job Board Package - 1.5.1 beta(20 Apr 11), 1.5.1 stable(02 Jun 11), 1.5.2(14 Jul 11)
JA Amazon S3 installation Package (component & Plugin) - 2.0.1(09 Mar 11), 2.0.2(02 Jun 11)
JA Comments component for Joomla  1.5 - 1.1.0(05 Jan 11), 1.1.1(14 Jun 11)
JA Comment Component j17 - 1.0.1(10 Feb 11), 1.0.2(19 Mar 11), 1.0.3(25 Jun 11), 1.1.0(01 Sep 11), 1.1.1(27 Dec 11)
JA Extensions Manager - 1.5.3(21 Jan 11), 1.5.4(05 May 11), 1.5.5(31 Aug 11), 1.5.6(06 Oct 11)
JA Extenstion Manager Component j17 - 1.0.0(13 Jan 11), 1.0.1(22 Feb 11), 1.0.2(05 May 11), 1.1.0(18 Aug 11), 1.1.1(19 Aug 11), 1.1.2(09 Nov 11)
JA Showcase component for Joomla 1.7 - 1.1.0(23 Sep 11)
JA Voice Joomfish J15 - 1.0.0(21 Mar 11)
JA Voice component for Joomla 1.5 - 1.4.1(24 Jan 11), 1.4.2(09 Feb 11), 1.4.3(16 Feb 11) 
JA Voice component for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(01 Sep 11)
JA Comment On Plugin for Joomla 1.6 - 1.0.1(25 Jun 11)
JA Comment plugin for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.4(14 Jun 11)
JA System Comment plugin for Joomla 1.6 - 1.0.0(11 Mar 11)
JA Content Extra Fields for Joomla 1.6 - 1.0.0(19 Mar 11)
JA K2 Search plugin - 1.0.4(22 Sep 11), 1.0.5(15 Dec 1)
JA K2Extra fields plugin - 1.0.2(22 Sep 11) 
JA Load module Plugin for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.0.0(14 Jan 11), 1.1.0(27 Aug 11)
JA Popup plugin for Joomla 1.6 - 1.0.0(13 Jan 11), 1.0.1(12 Feb 11)
JA T3 System plugin for Joomla 1.5 - 1.2.3(07 Jan 11), 1.2.4(09 Apr 11), 1.2.5(03 Jun 11), 1.2.6(01 Jul 11), 1.2.7(22 Jul 11), 1.2.8(01 Sep 11), 1.2.9(17 Sep 11), 1.3.0(01 Oct 11), 1.3.1(06 Oct 11), 1.3.2(14 Oct 11), 1.3.3(30 Dec 11)
JA Tabs plugin for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.0.0(05 Jan 11), 1.0.1(21 Jan 11), 1.0.2(29 Jan 11), 1.0.3(14 Feb 11), 1.0.4(22 Feb 11), 1.0.5(14 May 11), 1.0.6(24 May 11), 1.0.7(14 Jun 11), 1.1.0(14 Aug 11), 1.1.1(27 Aug 11), 1.1.2(09 Sep 11), 1.1.3(22 Sep 11), 1.1.4(01 Oct 11), 1.1.5(24 Oct 11), 1.1.6(11 Nov 11), 1.1.7(29 Nov 11), 1.1.8(09 Dec 11), 1.1.9(30 Dec 11)
plg jatypobutton - 1.0.0(21 Nov 11)
JA Typo plugin - 2.0.1(18 Mar 11), 2.0.2(12 May 11), 2.0.3(20 Jun 11), 2.0.4(23 Jun 11), 2.0.5(01 Sep 11), 2.0.6(30 Sep 11), 2.0.7(21 Nov 11), 2.0.8(30 Dec 11) 
JA Typo plugin For Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.1(02 Jun 11), 1.0.2(18 Jul 11), 1.0.3(25 Jul 11), 1.1.0(12 Aug 11)
JA Voice Search Plugin - 1.0.0(17 Feb 11)
JA Tabs Plugins for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.3(06 Jan 11), 1.0.4(17 Mar 11), 1.0.5(01 May 11), 1.0.6(03 Jun 11), 1.0.7(01 Aug 11), 1.0.8(01 Sep 11), 1.0.9(17 Sep 11), 1.1.0(23 Sep 11), 1.1.1(28 Sep 11), 1.1.2(02 Dec 11), 1.1.3(30 Dec 11) 
JA Accordion module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.0(02 Dec 11), 1.0.1(30 Dec 11)
JA Accordion module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(30 Nov 11), 1.0.1(30 Dec 11)
JA Animation module for Joomla 1.7.x  - 1.0.0(11 Feb 11), 1.0.1(24 May 11), 1.1.0(29 Aug 11)
JA Bulletin module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.3(06 Jan 11), 1.0.4(24 Jan 11), 1.0.5(15 Sep 11), 1.0.6(30 Sep 11), 1.0.7(02 Dec 11), 1.0.8(30 Dec 11)
JA Bulletin module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.1(22 Jan 11), 1.0.2(25 May 11), 1.0.3(17 Aug 11), 1.1.0(17 Aug 11), 1.1.1(27 Aug 11), 1.1.2(09 Sep 11), 1.1.3(14 Sep 11), 1.1.4(01 Oct 11), 1.1.5(21 Oct 11), 1.1.6(29 Nov 11), 1.1.7(10 Dec 11), 1.1.8(30 Dec 11)
JA Latest Comments module - 1.0.0(07 Mar 11), 1.0.1(14 Jun 11)
JA Latest Comment module for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.0.1(11 Mar 11), 1.0.2(25 Jun 11), 1.1.0(01 Sep 11), 1.1.1(27 Dec 11)
JA Contenslider 2 module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.1.1(05 Mar 11), 1.1.2(15 Mar 11), 1.1.4(01 Sep 11)
JA Contenslider module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(18 Mar 11), 1.0.1(13 Jun 11), 1.1.0(20 Aug 11), 1.1.1(20 Aug 11), 1.1.2(27 Aug 11), 1.1.3(14 Sep 11), 1.1.4(16 Sep 11), 1.1.5(01 Oct 11), 1.1.6(31 Oct 11), 1.1.7(11 Nov 11), 1.1.8(29 Nov 11), 1.1.9(10 Dec 11), 1.2.0(30 Dec 11)
Module JA Facebook Activity for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.1(16 Sep 11), 1.0.2(14 Oct 11)
JA facebookactivity module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.1.0(19 Aug 11), 1.1.1(19 Oct 11), 1.1.2(10 Dec 11)
Module JA Facebooklikebox for J15 - 1.0.2(15 Sep 11), 1.0.3(14 Oct 11)
JA facebook like box module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(17 Aug 11), 1.1.0(17 Aug 11), 1.1.1(21 Oct 11), 1.1.2(09 Dec 11)
JA Featured Employer module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.1.2(02 Jan 11), 1.1.3(14 Jul 11)
JA Filter Jobs module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.1.1(01 Jun 11), 1.1.2(14 Jul 11)
JA JB Statistic module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.0(14 Jul 11)
JA Job Board Menu module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.8(14 Jul 11)
JA Jobboard Jobs Counter module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.1(14 Jul 11)
JA Job map module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.1(14 Jul 11)
JA K2 Fillter module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.4(22 Sep 11), 1.0.5(15 Dec 11)
JA List Employers module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.7(20 Apr 11), 1.0.8(14 Jul 11)
JA List Jobs module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.1.2(20 Apr 11), 1.1.3(14 Jul 11)
JA List Resumes for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.0(20 Apr 11)
JA Login module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.1(11 Feb 11), 1.0.2(16 Sep 11), 1.0.3(06 Oct 11)
JA Login module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(14 Jan 11), 1.1.0(14 Aug 11), 1.1.1(20 Aug 11), 1.1.2(22 Sep 11), 1.1.3(11 Nov 11)
JA Masshead module - 1.0.0(03 Nov 11), 1.0.1(02 Dec 11)
JA Masshead module for Joomla 1.7.x  - 1.0.0(31 Oct 11)
JA News Light module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.2(03 Oct 11)
JA NewsPro - 1.0.3(07 Jan 11), 1.0.4(23 Jan 11), 1.0.5(27 Jan 11), 1.0.6(08 Feb 11), 1.0.7(05 Jul 11), 1.0.8(04 Nov 11), 1.0.9(30 Dec 11)
JA News Pro module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(22 Jan 11), 1.0.1(28 Jan 11), 1.0.2(02 Jun 11), 1.0.3(22 Jul 11), 1.1.0(09 Sep 11), 1.1.1(08 Nov 11), 1.1.2(09 Dec 11), 1.1.3(30 Dec 11)
JA News Ticker module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.5(08 Jan 11), 1.0.6(17 Sep 11), 1.0.7(30 Dec 11),
JA Newsticker module for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.1.0(19 Aug 11), 1.1.1(24 Oct 11), 1.1.2(09 Dec 11), 1.1.3(30 Dec 11)
JA News Featured module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(22 Jan 11), 1.0.1(28 Jan 11), 1.0.2(02 Jun 11), 1.0.3(22 Jul 11), 1.1.0(09 Sep 11), 1.1.1(09 Dec 11), 1.1.2(30 Dec 11)
JA News Frontpage module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.3.5(24 Jan 11), 1.3.6(24 Jan 11), 1.3.7(24 Jan 11), 1.3.8(24 Jan 11), 1.3.9(08 Feb 11), 1.4.0(18 Apr 11), 1.4.1(30 Dec 11)
JA News module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.3.5(21 Sep 11)
JA Quick contact module for joomla 1.5- 1.0.1(06 Jan 11), 1.0.2(13 May 11), 1.0.3(15 May 11)
JA Quick Contact module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(22 Jan 11), 1.0.1(21 Feb 11), 1.0.2(17 Aug 11), 1.1.0(18 Aug 11), 1.1.1(19 Aug 11), 1.1.2(27 Aug 11), 1.1.3(11 Nov 11)
JA Recently Viewed Jobs module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.5(20 Apr 11)
JA SideNews module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.2(05 Mar 11), 1.0.3(07 Mar 11), 1.0.4(31 Aug 11), 1.0.5(01 Oct 11), 1.0.6(03 Nov 11), 1.0.7(02 Dec 11)
JA SideNews module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.1(13 Jan 11), 1.1.1(27 Jul 11), 1.2.0(19 Aug 11), 1.2.1(27 Aug 11), 1.2.2(01 Oct 11), 1.2.3(19 Oct 11), 1.2.4(10 Dec 11), 1.2.5(30 Dec 11)
JA Slideshow II module for Joomla 15 - 2.2.0(10 Feb 11), 2.2.1(29 Apr 11), 2.2.2(01 Jun 11), 2.2.3(01 Jul 11), 2.2.4(01 Aug 11), 2.2.5(05 Aug 11), 2.2.6(01 Sep 11), 2.2.7(30 Sep 11), 2.2.8(14 Oct 11),
JA Slideshow III module for Joomla 15 - 1.0.0(25 Jan 11), 1.0.1(08 Feb 11), 1.0.2(04 Nov 11), 1.0.3(02 Dec 11)
JA SlideShow module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.5.4(06 Jan 11), 1.5.5(21 Sep 11)
JA Slideshow module for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.1(13 Jan 11), 1.0.2(22 Jan 11), 1.0.3(28 Jan 11), 1.0.4(14 Feb 11), 1.0.5(22 Feb 11), 1.0.6(19 Mar 11), 1.0.7(14 May 11), 1.0.8(13 Jun 11), 1.0.9(17 Jun 11), 2.0.0(01 Jul 11), 2.0.1(19 Jul 11), 2.1.0(12 Aug 11), 2.1.1(19 Aug 11), 2.1.2(27 Aug 11), 2.1.3(09 Sep 11), 2.1.4(14 Sep 11), 2.1.5(16 Sep 11), 2.1.6(01 Oct 11), 2.1.7(31 Oct 11), 2.1.8(08 Nov 11), 2.1.9(11 Nov 11), 2.2.0(29 Nov 11), 2.2.1(10 Dec 11)
JA Tabs module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.5.1(31 Aug 11), 1.5.2(31 Aug 11), 1.5.3(23 Sep 11), 1.5.4(02 Dec 11), 1.5.5(30 Dec 11)
JA Top Panel module - 1.0.1(11 Feb 11), 1.0.2(06 Jun 11), 1.0.3(16 Sep 11), 1.0.4(05 Oct 11)
JA Toppanel module for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.0.1(23 Feb 11), 1.1.0(27 Aug 11), 1.1.1(18 Oct 11), 1.1.2(11 Nov 11)
JA Twitter module for joomla 1.5 - 1.0.5(15 Mar 11), 1.0.6(03 Jun 11), 1.0.7(26 Jun 11), 1.0.8(01 Sep 11), 1.0.9(16 Sep 11), 1.1.0(06 Oct 11), 1.1.1(02 Dec 11)
JA Twitter module for joomla 1.7 - 1.0.1(22 Feb 11), 1.0.2(26 Jun 11), 1.1.0(17 Aug 11), 1.1.1(16 Sep 11), 1.1.2(21 Oct 11), 1.1.3(09 Dec 11)
JA Voice: Module List of Voices J17 - 1.0.0(01 Sep 11)
JA Voice: Module Work Flow J17 - 1.0.0(01 Sep 11)
JA Content Scroll module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.7(22 Sep 11)
JA Contenslider module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.1.2(10 May 11), 1.1.3(01 Jul 11), 1.1.4(01 Oct 11), 1.1.5(04 Nov 11), 1.1.6(02 Dec 11)
JA Login module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.2(03 Oct 11)
JA Vm Product Slide module for Joomla 1.5 - 1.5.2(21 Sep 11)
JA Comment Off Plugin for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.1(25 Jun 11), 1.1.0(01 Sep 11), 1.1.1(27 Dec 11)
JA Comment On Plugin for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.1(25 Jun 11), 1.1.0(01 Sep 11), 1.1.1(27 Dec 11)
JA Disqus and Debate comment for joomla 1.5 - 1.0.4(06 Jun 11), 1.0.5(14 Oct 11)
JA Bookmark plugin for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.0.1(09 Sep 11)
JA Comment plugin for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.0.1(25 Jun 11), 1.1.0(01 Sep 11), 1.1.1(27 Dec 11)
JA Compress plugin for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.2(22 Jan 11)
JA Disqus Debate Echo plugin for Joomla 1.7.x  - 1.1.0(29 Aug 11)
JA Facebook Like for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.0(16 Sep 11), 1.0.2(11 Feb 11), 1.0.3(05 Jul 11), 1.0.4(16 Sep 11)
JA Facebook Share for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.3(11 Feb 11), 1.0.4(16 Sep 11)
JA JB JomSocial Plugin - 1.0.1(02 Jun 11)
JA Google map plugin for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.2(01 Jun 11)
JA Popup plugin for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.4(17 Sep 11), 1.0.5(30 Dec 11)
JA Retweet plugin for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.3(11 Feb 11), 1.0.4(06 Jun 11), 1.0.5(25 Jun 11), 1.0.6(16 Sep 11)
JA RPXNow Plugin for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.3(14 Jun 11)
JA Thumbnail plugin for Joomla 1.5 - 1.0.4(19 Jun 11), 1.0.5(06 Oct 11), 1.0.6(30 Dec 11)
JA Thumbnail plugin for Joomla 1.7.x  - 1.0.1(02 Jun 11), 1.0.2(19 Jun 11), 1.1.0(19 Aug 11), 1.1.1(09 Sep 11), 1.1.2(09 Dec 11)
JA Translate for joomla 1.5 - 1.0.3(04 Mar 11), 1.0.4(28 Apr 11)
JA Multi Capcha Engine PLG J17 - 1.0.0(25 May 11), 1.0.1(18 Aug 11), 1.1.0(18 Aug 11)
JA Search Comment plugin for Joomla J17 - 1.0.0(25 Jun 11), 1.1.0(01 Sep 11), 1.1.1(27 Dec 11)
JA System Comment plugin for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(11 Mar 11), 1.0.1(25 Jun 11), 1.1.0(01 Sep 11), 1.1.1(27 Dec 11)
JA Content Extra Fields for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(19 Mar 11), 1.0.1(01 Jul 11), 1.1.0(20 Aug 11), 1.1.1(24 Oct 11)
JA System Google Map plugin for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.1.0(20 Aug 11), 1.1.1(08 Nov 11), 1.1.2(10 Dec 11)
JA System Nrain plugin for Joomla 1.7.x - 1.1.0(01 Sep 11), 1.1.1(27 Dec 11)
JA Popup plugin for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.0(13 Jan 11), 1.0.1(17 Aug 11), 1.1.0(17 Aug 11), 1.1.1(19 Aug 11), 1.1.2(27 Aug 11), 1.1.3(09 Sep 11), 1.1.4(10 Nov 11)
JA System Social plugin for Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.1(19 Mar 11), 1.0.2(24 May 11), 1.0.3(27 Jun 11), 1.0.4(26 Jul 11), 1.1.0(19 Aug 11), 1.1.1(08 Nov 11)
JA T3 System plugin for Joomla 1.7 - 1.2.0(13 Jan 11), 1.2.1(22 Jan 11), 1.2.2(22 Feb 11), 1.2.3(19 Mar 11), 1.2.4(14 May 11), 1.2.5(20 May 11), 1.2.6(24 May 11), 1.2.7(02 Jun 11), 1.2.8(13 Jun 11), 1.2.9(14 Jul 11), 1.3.0 Beta(25 Jul 11), 1.3.0 Stable(12 Aug 11), 1.3.1(20 Aug 11), 1.3.2(27 Aug 11), 1.3.3(22 Sep 11), 1.3.4(01 Oct 11), 1.3.5(05 Oct 11), 1.3.6(15 Oct 11), 1.4.0(28 Oct 11), 1.5.0(14 Nov 11), 1.5.1(29 Nov 11), 1.6.0(29 Dec 11)
JA Typo plugin For Joomla 1.7 - 1.0.1(02 Jun 11), 1.0.2(18 Ju11), 1.0.3(25 Jul 11), 1.1.0(12 Aug 11), 1.1.1(20 Aug 11), 1.1.2(01 Oct 11), 1.1.3(29 Nov 11)

II. JA Drupal Theme Club

Drupal 7 - JDTC becomes ThemeBrain & Nucleus
The year started ambitious with Drupal re-construction plans. We failed the first run and have been pulled back for months. We reset our minds and re-build a totally new Drupal 7 base theme NUCLEUS and it seems we are on the right track. Our Drupal theme community moved to themebrain.com in October 2011. Have a look and get our monthly free Drupal theme release. Thanks to our Drupal community and our new internal Drupal team for a good but difficult Drupal year 2011.
JoomlArt Drupal Theme Club (JDTC) is moving to ThemeBrain.com

6 New Drupal Themes Released

III. JA Magento Theme Club

JMTC club completed its second successful year and we gave away 100’s of complimentary renewals to our members. Dec 2011 saw special promotion for Magento and the prices / duration of the memberships were updated and based on the response we are thinking to keep it that way. The new pricing / membership duration can be seen on the signup page.

On an average each of Magento theme was taken up for update process every 3th month. Since, we support only the latest version of magento, the club assets were easy to maintain and upgrade. Currently all are updated for Magento 1.6.1.0

12 New Magento Themes Released

JA Magento Extension version releases

JM Categorylist module for Magento - 1.1.1(30 Dec 11)
JM Productslider module for magento - 1.1.1(19 Apr 11), 1.1.2(31 May 11), 1.1.3(01 Oct 11), 1.1.4(11 Oct 11), 1.1.5(19 Oct 11), 1.1.6(03 Nov 11), 1.1.7(04 Nov 11)
JM ProductSpotlight module for magento - 1.1.1(15 Nov 11)
JM Product module for magento - 1.0.2(31 May 11), 1.0.3(01 Oct 11), 1.0.4(11 Oct 11), 1.0.5(02 Nov 11), 1.0.6(30 Dec 11)
JM Slideshow module for magento - 1.0.1(03 Oct 11), 1.0.2(06 Oct 11), 1.0.3(13 Oct 11), 1.0.4(19 Oct 11), 1.0.5(25 Oct 11), 1.0.6(02 Nov 11), 1.0.7(04 Nov 11), 1.0.8(01 Dec 11), 1.0.9(30 Dec 11)
JM Tabs module for Magento - 1.0.1(20 Apr 11), 1.0.2(31 May 11), 1.0.3(29 Oct 11), 1.0.4(04 Nov 11), 1.0.5(30 Dec 11)
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There had been a lot of updates for Magento themes throughout 2011 as well

JA Magento Themes version releases

{codecitation class="collapse:true;wrap-lines:false"} JM Anion template 1.0.4(19 Jan 11), 1.0.5(01 Apr 11), 1.1.0(30 Oct 11), 1.1.1(17 Nov 11) JM Deco template 1.0.3(19 Jan 11), 1.0.4(04 Apr 11), 1.0.5(21 Oct 11), 1.0.6(17 Nov 11) JM Easyshop theme 1.0.0(16 Jan 11), 1.0.1(20 Jan 11), 1.0.2(22 Feb 11), 1.0.3(31 Mar 11), 1.1.0(19 Oct 11), 1.1.1(15 Nov 11) JM Epidio Template for Magento 1.3.5(21 Jan 11), 1.3.6(05 Mar 11), 1.3.7(31 Mar 11), 1.4.0(03 Nov 11), 1.4.1(16 Nov 11) JM Fabian Template for Magenton 1.1.5(06 Apr 11), 1.2.0(30 Oct 11), 1.2.1(17 Nov 11) JM Galaxite Template for Magento 1.0.3(20 Jan 11), 1.0.4(01 Apr 11), 1.1.0(26 Oct 11), 1.1.1(16 Nov 11) JM Larix template for magento 1.2.3(04 Apr 11), 1.3.0(04 Nov 11), 1.3.1(17 Nov 11) JM Lead template for Magento 1.1.5(19 Jan 11), 1.1.6(03 Apr 11), 1.2.0(03 Nov 11), 1.2.1(17 Nov 11) JM Lime template for Magento 1.1.3(19 Jan 11), 1.1.4(02 Apr 11), 1.2.0(31 Oct 11), 1.2.1(16 Nov 11) JM Mesolite Template for Magento 1.2.5(06 Apr 11), 1.3.0(04 Nov 11), 1.3.1(16 Nov 11) JM Methys theme 1.0.1(20 Jan 11), 1.0.2(21 Feb 11), 1.0.3(31 Mar 11), 1.2.0(04 Nov 11), 1.2.1(16 Nov 11) JM Morganite template for Magento 1.1.5(19 Jan 11), 1.1.6(19 Jan 11), 1.1.7(31 Mar 11), 1.2.0(27 Oct 11), 1.2.1(17 Nov 11) JM Natris template 1.0.4(20 Jan 11), 1.0.5(02 Apr 11), 1.0.6(20 Oct 11), 1.0.7(16 Nov 11) JM Norite template for Magento 1.5.0.x 1.0.4(20 Jan 11), 1.0.5(31 Mar 11), 1.0.6(25 Oct 11), 1.0.7(17 Nov 11) JM Oganis template 1.1.2(20 Jan 11), 1.1.3(01 Apr 11), 1.1.4(19 Oct 11), 1.1.5(17 Nov 11) JM Ores template 1.0.6(19 Jan 11), 1.0.7(31 Mar 11), 1.1.0(27 Oct 11), 1.1.1(15 Nov 11) JM Painite template 1.0.2(17 Jan 11), 1.0.3(04 Mar 11), 1.0.4(31 Mar 11), 1.1.0(23 Oct 11), 1.1.1(15 Nov 11) JM Purity Template for Magento 1.1.4(06 Apr 11), 1.2.0(04 Nov 11), 1.2.1(16 Nov 11) JM Rasite template for Magento 1.1.5(02 Apr 11), 1.2.0(02 Nov 11), 1.2.1(16 Nov 11) JM Seleni template for Magento 1.1.4(04 Apr 11), 1.2.0(03 Nov 11), 1.2.1(16 Nov 11) JM Sulfur template for Magento 1.3.0(05 Apr 11), 1.4.0(06 Nov 11), 1.4.1(15 Nov 11) JM Topaz template for Magento 1.2.4(04 Apr 11), 1.3.0(03 Nov 11), 1.3.1(16 Nov 11) JM Tube template for Magento 1.1.6(05 Apr 11), 1.2.0(04 Nov 11), 1.2.1(16 Nov 11) JM Adamite theme 1.0.0(28 Jan 11), 1.1.0(05 Apr 11), 1.2.0(14 Oct 11), 1.2.1(16 Nov 11)

IV. Behind the Scenes

JA Team

We almost doubled our team size and found great dedicated moderators all over the world. Without their years of experience in the forums and with JoomlArt products, our customer service wouldn’t be at that level as it is today. We still have challenges upfront but we are ready for the next steps in 2012. Thanks to all moderators, our internal technical support team and new team members. Welcome aboard!

Agile Development Methodology

Along with our extensions, templates and themes we have started this year to apply agile development principles in the entire company. Agile software development is new to us and we have to learn a lot more about lean, agile and self-managing teams, with the goal to bring products early to our customers, get faster feedback and keep you happy. Thanks to Scrum and our patient team members for learning and improving sprint by sprint.

House Renovation:

In 2010 we introduced the “Play before you pay” feature and users really love it. It proves for us the importance of being able to try before purchase.

In 2011 we put the live demo top bar accessible 100% on the entire site, to make sure our readers can always experience our products well before making any decision.

browsers overview

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browsers overview

New site header simplified & re-aligned

V. Responsive Web Design

There are 2 things we strongly believe RWD will be trending in not just Joomla but also in web development in general:

  1. The rise of HTML5, CSS3, booming JavaScript libraries improves user experience at incredible speed.
  2. Mobile devices has changed the way we interact with the “browser”. You can see the figure 1 below, a real statistic of mobile visitors to joomlart site in 2011.
browsers overview

First responsive Joomla template At the end of the 2011, our lab team put their heads together and has developed JA Elastica template (view Demo | read documentation), the first responsive web design template we have ever made. Improvements and features will come step by step. To thank our customers and the Open-Source community for the year 2011, we decided to offer JA Elastica for free.

JA Elastica will be available for download next week. Check back our blog later for the download information.
ja elastica

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