While on the topic of extensions, Alice Grevet reports that in January the Joomla Extension Directory surpassed 9000 extensions. An overview of a recent addition, TP2, that will help developers manage modules is also in this issue.
For regular readers of the magazine, the most significant news this month is that its lead editor for its first 21 issues has a new role. As explained in an interview with him, Paul Orwig has become President of Open Source Matters, taking over from Ryan Ozimek who is staying on the OSM board. In taking on his new responsibilities he's stepping aside from Joomla Community Magazine and he also relinquished his role with the CLT at the end of last year.
In this final editorial Paul suggests using a lighthouse, which shines a strong bright light in all directions. as a new metaphor for the JCM and its team.
Amazon has a new scheme whereby Alexa developers will receive AWS credits to ensure they are not out of pocket when they build and host Alexa skills. T-Shirts and Hoodies are also on offer for new Ale [ ... ]