JoomlaSverige (JoomlaSweden) is a Swedish resource portal for Joomla users in Sweden.

• The site is nonprofit
• All information and articles are available for free
• We strive to highlight the developers that build extensions and contribute to the Joomla core
• We want to raise awareness about Joomla in Sweden

Quick questions David Deutsch

Hi David, tell us about yourself

Hey, I'm David, but you can call me Ted if you want. I'm not the kind of person to deny another person making pleasant mistakes like that. Although you might want to have a doctor look at that.

I live in Germany with my lovely wife and when I'm not working or spending time with my better half, I get lost in other things that pique my interest (like music) and pretend they're not related to sitting indoors staring at a screen (they totally are). We recently moved apartments and are now the proud tenants of a place with a balcony. I often step out in the mornings (in PJs - it has a high, opaque railing) and pretend like that is establishing a healthy balance to being indoors so much. (It's not.)

For more than 6 years, I happen to write Free and Open Source Software for Joomla, mainly the AEC Membership Manager. And by write, I mean having fun doing one of the most enjoyable occupations that I could possibly imagine. It's right up there with donkey herder and ice cream confectioner.

David Deutsch Valanx

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JoomlaSverige celebrates 1 year!

One year has past since we started JoomlaSverige! During this time we have published over 100 translations. We have interviewed several people, from many different parts of the world, that develops for Joomla.

We have came far during this first year and we hope to keep the pace during year two. During this year we will continue to publish translations, publish guides and more interviews. But in order to step up, we need you;

  • Who are willing to write; articles, news, reviews of extensions, guides etc.
  • Regular user, who have made a translation - publish your translation at JoomlaSverige. If you still haven't made a translation? At JED there are over 9000 extensions, just start, it's not harder then that :)

Which extensions has been published? See them below.

In order to celebrate our first year we have been in contact with several developers and enterprises, that have participate with unique discount codes for their products. Click at "number 1" to see the codes.
Thank you all for your support!

ACL Manager
Add to menu
Akeeba Subscriptions
CDN for Joomla!
Email Beautifier for Joomla
Fox Contact Form
Geocode Factory
Gnome Interface Tweaks
HTML 2 Articles
Image Ads
JA Comment front-end
Job Board
Jomsocial Profile Pro
Jomsocial Search
Joom Donation
JP Tweets
JSocial Comments
Kookie Grab
Magic Window
Modules Anywhere
Nice Article Tweets
Nice Memberships
Nice PayPal Button
Nice PayPal Downloads
Nice User Info
Nice User Info Lite
ODude Greetings
PayPlans Front End
Profile Pro for Community Builder
Qlue Custom 404
Quick Logout
RS Comments
RS Events
RS Feedback
RS Firewall
RS Form Pro
RS Mail
RS Search
RS Seo
RS Tickets Pro
RVS reCaptcha
SobiPro Apps
SobiPro Search Plugin
Stockster Quotes
Tweet Display Back
Udja Comments
Virtuemart 2


New extension from Geocode Factory

Hi Rick, can you tell us about the recently released extension Sobipro Radius Search Application?

Hi Kristian, the Radius Search Application is a native SobiPro application (plugin). And allows you to add a field into the native SobiPro search form to be able to add both centerpoint and radius distance criteria to the SobiPro search function. It works in conjunction with and is entirely integrated with that form. You can search just by radius distance or with any combination of native SobiPro search criteria. The search result display the entries that are into the given radius, and there is an option to display the distance from center point on each vcard in the search result listing and the vcard entries can be optionally sorted by distance. This application is compatible with : Geocode Factory + Map Search and the map module of SobiPro. But it work also as standalone product with SobiPro. Of course your need to have each SobiPro entry geocoded, you can use the Geocode Factory, or the SP-geo-field app.

How come that you choose to develop this extension for SobiPro?

As you know we provide a mapping component for joomla named Geocode Factory. For this component we already have a plugin (SobiPro map search) that display, search result of SobiPro into a Geocode Factory map module. And on this map, the user can use the Geocode Factory Radius feature (search by entering a location or pick a point) to afine the result. But some users has asked us to improve the process, to have only one step. Then we have taken the descision to create a dedicated application for SobiPro. Our Radius Search Application for SobiPro is fully integrated to the SobiPro search form and allow the user to find results into a given radius from the SobiPro directory in one unique operation. Of course the Radius search is compatible with Geocode Factory maps. And another great concept is that we do not install any extra location-coordinates database (for people that have used the Sobi2 Radius search, it's a real improvement). There is also an option to use the user's real position (usefull for iPhone, and Android). And by the way we were glad, because we was the first third party developer of an SobiPro application.

A working demo can be found here : Sobipro Radius Search demo site.


Quick questions Michael Babcock

Hi Michael, tell us about yourself.

Hi, thank you so much for the Quick Questions interview. It's very exciting to be interviewed by you and I feel privileged for the opportunity. I hope to visit Scandinavia someday, as I have relatives in Norway and feel a real kinship to the people and culture in your part of the world.

I am 38 and married with 4 children. We live in beautiful rural Northern California. There are a lot of parks and wilderness areas in my home town, which offer ample opportunity to go adventuring in the great outdoors. We all love it.

When I am not busy herding my children around, I like to do a bit of programming. I got my start as a graphic designer, then moved into programming, while working for an educational software company. I was fortunate enough to be able to leave my job and start a freelance career as a web developer. I spend the majority of my professional life building websites, coding extensions and helping people who are in need of technical support. It is satisfying work to be able to help others and empower people with the extensions that I create. I feel very privileged and blessed to be doing something that I enjoy so much.

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Quick questions Sigrid Suski

swedenHi Sigrid can you tell us about your self?
I live in a small German village near Frankfurt. I studied electrotechnics before I started to work as a software engineer for industrial products. Since 2009, I work together with my husband Radek full time for the Sobi projects. My programming experiences started with the programming languages Pascal and C, followed by C++ which is a good basis for developing software for Joomla!. Especially since the well known to me object oriented developing techniques find their way into PHP. I enjoy the outdoors in my leisure time, including spending time working in the garden. I also enjoy taking photos, but it seems I don't have as much time for photography lately.

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