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Hackathon wrap up: The winner is...

Ten days ago we celebrated the stable release of SilverStripe 3 with a worldwide SilverStripe Hackathon. 30 hours of hacking cool stuff with the latest version of our most favorite tool.

30 hours of pizza, lollies and chit chat, of creating great things and meeting people online and in real life. The IRC channel was buzzing and everyone was quite excited. Some people in the office even built a SilverStripe fort. That was quite a paper framework. Sam fiddled around with his 3D printer and yes, some people even wrote some code.

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Kerstin Schuman, 10 July 2012

5 tips for SEO with Silverstripe 3

Julian is one of our SilverStripe developers who works with the rest of the team on large projects, as well as acting as technical lead on projects of his own.          Today is his birthday; so you are welcome to congratulate him.

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Julian Seidenberg, 5 July 2012

SilverStripe CMS and Framework 3 is stable and ready to download

It’s been a long time coming and now it’s here. SilverStripe 3.0.0 stable has landed and is here for you to download and use. This is a milestone for SilverStripe and the open source community. We have all been working hard for this, and with the help of many of you, we finally got to the stable release.

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Sam Minnée, 29 June 2012

SilverStripe Hackathon

Hack along with SilverStripe 3

You’ve asked for it and now you’ve got it. With SilverStripe 3.0 being available to download tomorrow, we celebrate this milestone with a worldwide 30 hour hackathon.

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Kerstin Schuman, 28 June 2012

SilverStripe 3.0.0 RC1 is here

After 18 months in development, the long awaited release of SilverStripe 3 is almost upon us, with the release of RC1 today.

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Sam Minnée, 18 June 2012

Javascript Performance

Julian is one of our SilverStripe developers who works with the rest of the team on large projects, as well as acting as technical lead on projects of his own. He is an American citizen who has never lived in America. He was born and grew up in Germany, studied in the UK, and is now happily living in New Zealand, whose friendly, laid-back culture and natural beauty he values.

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Julian Seidenberg, 13 June 2012

SilverStripe 3.0 beta 3: Fewer tabs, more awesome

Core Developer Ingo Schommer is a bit of an icon in the SilverStripe community. Ingo is the person that bundles a lot of the community’s contributions and feeds it back into the core. In his free time, Ingo loves to work on documentation for SilverStripe which eventually resulted in the first SilverStripe book. He also has an impressive 80’s pop music collection in his iTunes library. Going back in time also meant moving back to Germany last year. Due to the time difference between NZ and DE, he now works crazy hours remotely for SilverStripe.

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, 28 May 2012

Meet our 2012 Google Summer of Code Students

Sigurd Magnusson is one of SilverStripe’s three co-founders. Sig is based in Wellington, New Zealand and works full-time at the SilverStripe headquarters. His efforts are focused on sales, marketing and fostering the open source community. Sig is also our go-to guy for all things GSoC!

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Sigurd Magnusson, 23 May 2012

Should you open-source your product?

Sam Minnée, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of SilverStripe, has shaped the SilverStripe Suite and is part of its success story as an internationally respected open source CMS. Previously, Sam has posted about SilverStripe 3 beta 2.

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Sam Minnée, 16 May 2012

Usability Testing for SS3

One month ago, Senior Project Manager Julian Meadow (aka J), along with colleagues Paul Clarke and Ryan O'Hara, usability tested SilverStripe 3.0 beta 2 with a number of clients around Wellington, to better understand if the user interface is intuitive or if there are areas that could be improved. I sat down with J to hear more about the long and winding road that is usability testing.

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Kerstin Schuman, 9 May 2012