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Issue 9: Create a Joomla! v 1.5 plugin to convert articles to Pirate Speak.
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Status:  Closed
Owner:  jansen.w...@gmail.com
Closed:  Jan 2008
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Project Member Reported by jansen.w...@gmail.com, Nov 18, 2007
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Create a Joomla! v 1.5 plugin to convert articles to Pirate Speak.
Describe the task.

Using Dougal Campbellā€™s Wordpress Plugin, create a Joomla! v 1.5 Plugin to
converts Joomla! v 1.5 articles to Pirate Speak for use on September 19th
Talk Like a Pirate Day.

Resources:

    * What is Talk like a Pirate Day?
    * Dougal Campbell's WordPress Plugin
    * Start with Loadmodule plugin to get the basic plugin structure required. 

Skills Needed

    * Ability to install XAMPP, download and install Joomla! on a localhost
using default data.
    * Familiarity with Joomla!
    * Knowledge of PHP
    * Knowledge of MySQL 

Difficulty

Advanced.
Work Product

A functioning Joomla! v 1.5 module packaged for installation.
Licensing

All code must be created using the GNU General Public License version 2.
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html#SEC4

Documentation written for this task must be made available under the
Joomla! Electronic Documentation License.
Extra Credit (Optional)

Register as a developer at joomlacode.org and create a project for your module.
Time Limit

4 weeks. 
Nov 20, 2007
Project Member #3 jansen.w...@gmail.com
(No comment was entered for this change.)
Status: Open
Nov 28, 2007
#4 darlinga...@gmail.com
I Claim This Task
Nov 28, 2007
Project Member #5 amystep...@gmail.com
Links for resources listed above:
* What is Talk like a Pirate Day?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Talk_Like_a_Pirate_Day
* Dougal Campbell's WordPress Plugin -
http://dougal.gunters.org/blog/2004/08/30/text-filter-suite
Nov 28, 2007
#6 koncep...@gmail.com
I Claim This Task
Nov 28, 2007
Project Member #7 elin.war...@gmail.com
(No comment was entered for this change.)
Status: Claimed
Nov 28, 2007
Project Member #8 amystep...@gmail.com
Claimed by darlingamanda1

I will be the mentor :-) ... Amy :)
Labels: Amy
Nov 28, 2007
Project Member #9 amystep...@gmail.com
koncept64 - I wanted to make certain you understood that darlingamanda1 claimed the
task first. Please feel free to claim another task. Good luck with the contest!
Nov 29, 2007
Project Member #11 amystep...@gmail.com
Notice to GHOP Contestants: 

1. Register on the Joomla Forums ( http://forum.joomla.org/index.php?action=register
) if you do not have an ID, already.

2. Create a new forum thread in the Google's Highly Open Participation Contest Board
( http://forum.joomla.org/index.php/board,487.0.html ) using the # and name of your
claimed task (ex. 11 - Create a module listing a random set of articles excluding
frontpage articles).

3. Introduce yourself and share the description of your task. If you want specific
help, indicate what would be helpful.

4. Your task mentor (and likely other members of the community) will introduce
themselves to you and provide you with guidance needed to complete the task assigned.

5. This is a necessary part of completing your task. Communication is a key aspect of
an open source community and the forums are the focal point of that communication in
Joomla!.

We are eager to meet you and help you be successful with your task. Good luck to each
of you in the contest.
Nov 30, 2007
Project Member #12 elin.war...@gmail.com
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Labels: student-darlingamanda1
Dec 1, 2007
Project Member #13 elin.war...@gmail.com
(No comment was entered for this change.)
Labels: -student-darlingamanda1 claimedby-darlingamanda1
Dec 1, 2007
Project Member #14 amystep...@gmail.com
darlingamanda1 - we need you to follow the process identified in Comment 11 and post
in the Joomla! forums. If we have not heard from you in the next couple of days, we
will assume you are no longer interested and likely open the task back up for others.
Thanks!
Dec 7, 2007
Project Member #15 amystep...@gmail.com
darlingamanda1 - we have asked two times for your response. If we do not hear from
you within 24 hours, we will open the task for others. If you plan to continue, you
have 24 hours to read comment 11 and respond, accordingly. Thanks! Amy :)
Status: ActionNeeded
Dec 11, 2007
Project Member #16 amystep...@gmail.com
Task re-opened.
Status: Open
Labels: -claimedby-darlingamanda1
Dec 12, 2007
#17 fealeben...@gmail.com
I claim this task.
Dec 12, 2007
Project Member #18 amystep...@gmail.com
Task claimed by fealebenpae

Yea! This is one of my favorite! You know what to do! Look forward to working with
you in the forums. Thanks so much for choosing another task with Joomla! 
Status: Claimed
Labels: claimedby-fealebenpae
Jan 7, 2008
#19 fealeben...@gmail.com
Here is the complete version of the plugin.
plg_tfsjoomla.zip
15.5 KB   Download
Jan 7, 2008
Project Member #20 amystep...@gmail.com
Yea! Thanks!

Task complete.
Status: Closed
Feb 11, 2008
#21 fealeben...@gmail.com
Here is a newer version of the plugin which fixes a minor bug.

http://joomlacode.org/gf/download/frsrelease/6198/21773/plg_tfsjoomla.zip
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