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- Title: "Talking About Joomla 5 and More with Philip Walton - 👀 WMW 186 - YouTube"
- Tim Davis hosts a live stream on the "Basic Tutorials" YouTube channel, discussing Joomla extensions, tools, and tips.
- Tim offers his Joomla site maintenance services.
- The video is sponsored by, offering a free site audit for Joomla sites and various tools for site management.
- Philip Walton, the department coordinator for outreach for Joomla, is the guest.
- Philip discusses his background, including managing around 100 Joomla sites, with the UK police as the largest client.
- He mentions migrating sites to Joomla 4 and some challenges.
- Philip shares that he has cats and even uses one of them for testing purposes.
- Philip also talks about his interest in rowing and real ale.
- Tim mentions various attendees in the live chat.
- The conversation shifts to Philip's role as the department coordinator for outreach.
- Philip discusses his involvement in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and its benefits for Joomla.
- He mentions the growth and success of GSoC projects and students who have become contributors.
- Philip talks about the coordination between various Joomla teams, including marketing, production, and the magazine.
- The discussion touches upon the release process and the challenges of migrating to newer Joomla versions.
- Philip emphasizes the Joomla community's efforts to improve the release process and testing, including the use of automated testing.
- The conversation concludes with a mention of the Joomla 4.3 Alpha release and the dedication of Joomla team members.

Please note that the provided text is a partial transcript and may not cover the entire discussion.


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