After my blog post the >other day I started thinking how I could improve the portable Joomla training suite.

Currently at the start of each training session I provide the trainees with a USB stick with a suite of portable apps including XAMPP and FireFox.

This ensures that they are all running the same software and I can pre-install some sample Joomla sites to use during the training.

Unfortunately this only works for Windows users and I don't like solutions that exclude Mac or Linux users.

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Today Andrew Eddie posted a useful explanation of the new ACL (Access Control) he is building for Joomla 1.6.

Whilst Andrew has tried to explain a difficult concept it was still written by a developer for developers.

So I thought I would have a go at translating it into "normal" speak.

How often have you struggled to remember the wierd and wonderful syntax of a plugin?

How often have you wondered how you tricked Joomla into doing something?

How often have cursed yourself for not making notes?