Will is a senior developer at DNA Design, Wellington, New Zealand. He has been a contributor to SilverStripe since 2007, maintains several modules and is a well known face around the IRC and forum as willr.
The Google Summer of Code (GSOC) 2012 has finished, and we’re proud to show you what our interns have produced in the meantime. Six of our seven students have made it to the final evaluations (see our mid-term status report), and by now are well-known members of our growing community.
Kiwi developer Hamish Friedlander is CTO at SilverStripe, and therefore Lead Developer of the SilverStripe CMS. He decides what features and functions get built in the upcoming CMS edition and knows the SilverStripe Suite inside out. He says the key to keeping development innovative is openness. Hamish lives a fast pace lifestyle on his motorbike, has a heartfelt connection with the Indonesian island of Bali, and is really bad at telling jokes.
It was a smaller group this month at the Wellington Meetup, ahead of WDCNZ which happened the following evening, but nonetheless we covered some interesting topics. It's been a busy couple of months for us here in the SilverStripe realm, with many small releases, but most noteworthy, our stable v3.0 release in June.
Ingo Schommer, as one of the core SilverStripe developers, is one of the SilverStripe mentors on the Google Summer of Code (GSoC). Apart from mentoring a student himself he is also overseeing all running SilverStripe GSoC-projects.
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.
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.