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Pedro Prez Press: From Reconquista to the World, your social network developed by Keetup

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Reconquista Urbano made us a note on Sunday that we share with you today:

Pedro Prez is part of Reconquista and Keetup to sell 95% of its production abroad and have the World Bank, Roche, the government of Buenos Aires among its customers.

On one wall of the Italian plumber jumping from a pipe Nintendo trying to reach a fungus that spreads radioactive life as a turtle winged flies over one of the monitors in the room.

What could be the room of a teenage nerd is actually a dream come true for a teenage nerd who now lives in the adult world exporting technology.

One of their brains lived his entire neighborhood youth still latent in San Martin, is Pedro Prez, born in 1983, when computers began to change the world, when Microsoft offered the 1.0 version of the word processor Word for DOS or separated ARPANET military network that originated, so as no military purpose, that date may be considered as the birth of the Internet or when Richard Stallman announced the GNU project publicly. The interviewee of Urban Reconquista nacEia on this date to be the protagonist three decades after the revolution of social networking..

Damián Rolón Ortiz: What is Keetup?

Pedro Prez: Keetup is a software company that develops social networks for different sectors, whether for personal enterprise, that of a company, university or institution. Many people dream of creating a social network to change the world and we are in the task of making that dream come true.

Damián Rolón Ortiz: So the question for this interview will Ques ender is a social network?

Pedro Prez: a social network is a tool where different actors, people, institutions, companies, are related to a common goal which is to communicate. Today the Internet is undergoing a major shift everything social because people are by nature social beings, that is why we see social networks everywhere, games, blogs, online diaries, maps.

Damián Rolón Ortiz: The common man understands only Facebook or Twitter as a social network, then one might ask for a social network like one if you can get a Facebook page What are the advantages of having one's own network social?

Pedro Prez: The person, institution or company that decides to make its own social network platforms are looking for something that is not give you full control over it. Then there is the issue of data and information that the ususarios share, interests, likes, comments, which we know are the most valuable treasure that can have any social network, why Facebook is free and will remain so, and is what allows today than any web business work. Tambi'n a social network could be for internal use by a company, which is increasingly more companies and for obvious all that information generated should remain privately.

Damián Rolón Ortiz: How is made and born Keetup?

Pedro Prez: Keetup founded with the goal of being a company difernete, bringing together their efforts on something very specific professionalized to the point of being refente worldwide making.


It consists of a group of about ten diferenes professional disciplines including programmers, designers, testers, analysts, that interact in a coordinated manner to achieve quality products.


Damián Rolón Ortiz: How are the days Keetup?

Pedro Prez: If its a deadline day ... better stay away. Other days you tend to be relaxed, there are very good atmosphere in the office.

Damián Rolón Ortiz: he company has ISO 9001:2008 certification. How is this accomplished?

Pedro Prez: Certify it took a lot of effort and sacrifice, was a process that lasted for about a year, but it was hard for those jumps that are necessary if one wants to take as a company grows. With ISO we reorganized and today we see the result of that effort as our entire supply chain as well as the significantly improved customer satisfaction.

Damián Rolón Ortiz: It is clear that the neighborhood pantry not need its own social network so help us see better. Who are clintes of Keetup?

Pedro Prez: Keetup primarily serves around the world, in 2012 we export 95% of our production. Our main customers are in Europe (44%), followed by the U.S. (31%), the remaining percentage is distributed between Asia and Latin America. The profiles of each of our clients are diverse, we have worked with universities, governments, businesses and entrepreneurs.

Regarding Social Networks have created all kinds: educational, to improve internal communication between employees, purchase and sale, gaming, sports, fashion, sharing interests, to find pairs of Interchange of conociemientos, for entrepreneurs, for bartenders, job, kids, food, pets, hunting business. Some of our most important clients are the World Bank, Roche, The Government of the City of Buenos Aires, Yellow Pages, Hypermarkets Easy, Four Roses Bourbon, Litpral National University, University of Santiago de Chile.

Damián Rolón Ortiz: What was the most interesting to work faced and why?

Pedro Prez: We made many curious social networks, but there was a very particularly strange was so elitist, register cost more than $ 1,000 and was designed for celebrities and upper class American. Unfortunately did not succeed, but it would have been very mad if that would have worked.

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Pedro Prez Keetup obtained the certificate of SCRUM Product Owner

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Scrum is a framework for the management and development of software based on an iterative and incremental process commonly used in environments based on agile software development.

Keetup over 2 years ago used this framework for the realization of their projects and the results so far have been very good.

As our goal is to constant daily perfecting decided to learn a little more and that's why last year we certify as:

Scrum Manager

Today Keetup, adds a new certification further committing itself to continuous improvement, this certification is the Scrum Product Owner


¡Gracias por el apoyo y a continuar mejorando!

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Pedro Prez Professional Elgg Theme 1.5.3 is already here!

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Good news!

We tirelessly keep improving the best and most complete existing theme for Elgg ;)
On this last version we have included the following bug fixes:

  • Correction on the home setting options.
  • The administrator can update the home from a new admin tab.
  • More efficient storage system on the admin settings section.
  • Elgg social login support. 

We highly recommend to all that have bought the theme to update it to the newer version. You already know the update methods. If you have some question you can ask about it through the contact form

You can try the new version on the Demo of the theme using the following credentials:
User: socialdemo 
Pass: socialdemo

If you still haven't acquire the theme yet you can check it out on our Products section.

PS: We are now working on a responsive version of the theme, so this is the perfect time to get it, trust me ;)

See you later!

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Pedro Prez How to disable Error Logs in Elgg

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One of the development tools for webmasters that elgg is possible to record all errors, warnings, and announcements. This is useful if you are testing on your computer, but can be very harmful if you you're using it on your servers because you do not make good use of it, you can fill in server errors and warnings and to fill the disc in question seconds, therefore disk space problems. This article will guide you step by step on how to disable the error log in Elgg.

1) Log on as administrator on your Elgg site.

2) Click on the link "Administration."

3) In the menu on the left, click on the "Site Administration"

4) Once the page loads, go to the bottom of it and click on the dropdown menu and select "Turn Off Debug Mode." This will disable the error log Elgg.

This concludes this short tutorial called: How to disable the error log Elgg.

Based on: http://bit.ly/gc6WF7

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Pedro Prez How to clean up your Elgg Database with Garbage Collector

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In this article we will try to show them how to keep their databases clean in elgg with a tool that comes standard in elgg called "Garbage Collector"

What Garbage Collector does is hold the draw of the Elgg database eliminating unnecessary information and accelerating them. Using this tool we will increase the speed of elgg and help us keep our database clean of unnecessary information.

Garbage Collector to use the following steps:

1) Log in to your Elgg site administrator mode.

2) Go to the Administration page.

3) In the menu on the left of the administration page, click on "Administration Tool" and
which call seeking garbagecollector.

4) Once you find it, actívenlo from the button that says "Enable."

5) Now that the module is active, will see a link that says "Settings." Click on it and choose how often they want the Garbage Collector clean their databases (weekly, monthly or annually). Once a month is recommended.

6) After you choose how often to run, click on the Save button.

7) Now, Garbage Collector will run once per month.

This concludes the article "How to keep our database clean by Elgg with Garbage Collector", I hope they have served.

Source: http://bit.ly/gpaucY

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Pedro Prez

Pedro Prez

Co-founder, Developer and Technical Advisor on Elgg

Gustavo Bellino

Gustavo Bellino

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Diego Gallardo

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Natalia Hallam

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Leandro Rivero

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