Joomla testing – With a little help from your friends

Testing software can be an arduous task. Every web environment comes with it’s own PHP version, server configuration and quirks. For a project as big as Joomla, this can quickly become a problem.

Each new Joomla release is deployed on thousands of different environments around the world in a matter of hours. Some bugs might go unnoticed until end-users install on PHP versions that haven’t been tested. This can lead to a frustrating time for everyone involved.

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Joomla console - A command line interface for Joomla developers

Testing Joomla installations and extensions can be a tedious task. You need to setup different versions of Joomla, install extensions, configure Joomla, run different tests, etc. Doing all this manually is very laborious and  time consuming.

At Joomlatools we are testing almost daily and had to come up with a better way to quickly and automatically install Joomla sites. Meet, Joomla Console.

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Farewell Joomla 1.5

We are happy to announce the 1.0 stable release of our EXTman, FILEman and LOGman extensions.

The releases are focussed on stability and do not include any new features. Together with these stable releases we are also ending development on Joomla 1.5. The upcoming 2.0 versions will no longer support Joomla 1.5.

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