SilverStripe version 3.1.10 stable has been released today, you can get a copy from our downloads section. All users of 3.1.9 and below are strongly advised to upgrade.
What's new in this version
The major changes included in this release are improvements to encoding within the framework and cms, to ensure that any cross site scripting vulnerabilities are closed.Read full post
SilverStripe's CEO and original lead developer, Sam Minnée, will be leading two 1-day SilverStripe training courses for London developers wanting to get the most out of SilverStripe.Read full post
It's shaping up to be an exciting year for SilverStripe as we open our first Northern Hemisphere office in March 2015! Our first European location will be in Central London as it serves as a perfect hub to support development agencies using SilverStripe across both the UK and Europe. With a loyal base of SilverStripe developers including three open source core committers already based in the UK, it’s exciting to see how a physical office can grow the community further. The London office will provide crucial real time and technical support for European agencies using SilverStripe helping to replicate the market presence in New Zealand.Read full post
Each year (since 2011), Catalyst runs the Open Source Academy — a two week summer boot camp for high school students to learn about open source development. SilverStripe was very pleased to participate this year alongside other open source projects Koha, Mahara, Piwik, and Drupal.
Elliot Sawyer and Stephen Shkardoon volunteered to mentor at the academy while Clarion Coughlan had the heavy responsibility of fetching coffees in the mornings and running retrospectives in the afternoon.
SilverStripe.org updates - Manage your email preferences, syntax highlighting and other improvements
The team here at SilverStripe have just rolled out some improvements to the silverstripe.org community website. Here’s a quick summary of the improvements which have been based on community feedback. Remember to use the feedback tab and help us continue to make the community space better and better.Read full post
In September, impactNPO held it's first Charity Hackfest in Auckland. One of the charities at the hackfest, Sustainable Coastlines, needed help with their SilverStripe site. We heard their cries over social media and weren't able to immediately respond, but it got us thinking about how we might assist in the future. We contacted the organisers and offered to send a scrum team to the next hackfest.Read full post
Using Composer to avoid manual tasks and speed up development
First of all, if your not using composer to manage your projects dependencies yet then you should go read this!
It's a really simple tool that will help you a lot in all projects.