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Meetups and 3.0


Last Wednesday around fifty SilverStripe CMS users gathered here in Wellington to have some drinks, chat about what they’re up to, and learn from each other.

We started out the event with presentations from community members Tim Klein and Cam Findlay. Then, for the first time, we publicly presented information about SilverStripe 3.0, with Ingo Schommer giving a well-rounded summary of what we’re up to, then answering the many questions asked by those present. It was really great to be able to meet so many people who are all contributing to the open source project. It’d be nice if we could travel the world doing these presentations to all the SilverStripe communities, but in lieu of that, we’ve got videos and slides to share with you - feel free to ask questions in the comments if there’s more you want to know. We’re also planning to hold meetups every two months, with another Wellington meetup on April 13, with more details to come.

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Joanna McLeod, 23 February 2011

Why TinyMCE?


There are a lot of questions we're asked quite frequently about SilverStripe, so we thought it might be a good idea to start addressing some of these through blog posts. First up, this tweet prompted us to talk about why we use TinyMCE as the WYSIWYG component of our CMS.

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Joanna McLeod, 11 February 2011

SilverStripe Meetup - Wellington


With people in town for Webstock, we thought it would be great time to discuss SilverStripe v3.0 and invite members of our open source community to offer ideas and techniques for building with SilverStripe CMS and Sapphire. So, to this end, we've organised a SilverStripe meetup in Wellington on February 16 at 5pm.

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Joanna McLeod, 8 February 2011

SilverStripe 2.4.5 and 2.3.11 released


We're pleased to announce SilverStripe 2.4.5, as an update to the 2.4 codebase. This is now our recommended version of SilverStripe CMS to use on production websites.

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Joanna McLeod, 2 February 2011

SilverStripe at Linux Conference


Linux Conference 2011 (LCA) is being held in Brisbane from January 24-29, and representing SilverStripe will be Shane Weddell from SilverStripe Australia. I was all set to write about our plans for the conference, until it started raining and raining in Brisbane, and the city flooded.

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Joanna McLeod, 20 January 2011

Updates to our documentation


Back in June last year, we asked for help in updating the SilverStripe documentation. We're happy to announce now that those updates have been made.

Specifically:

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Joanna McLeod, 18 January 2011

SilverStripe users profile: Uncle Cheese


We're always interested to see what others are building with the SilverStripe CMS, so we've decided to start a series of profiles on what other companies and developers are doing. Today we talk to Aaron Carlino, who is otherwise known as Uncle Cheese, prolific forum-poster and all around legend.

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Joanna McLeod, 17 December 2010

What happens at Hackathon goes beyond Hackathon


Last Saturday, around a dozen devotees of SilverStripe CMS assembled themselves at the Southern Cross Bar in Wellington. They were lured by the prospect of free drinks, perhaps, but even more so, they came in order to contribute to to the CMS.

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Joanna McLeod, 15 December 2010

Showcasing your talents


We've made some changes to our Community Showcase, and we hope that you'll like them. In fact, we're hoping that not only will you like our changes, but you will also "Like" some of the sites in the showcase.

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Joanna McLeod, 9 December 2010

A look into SilverStripe's object-oriented templating architecture


I'm not sure that we've publicly explained the SilverStripe templating system thoroughly yet. It is significantly different from other templating systems out there.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 29 November 2010