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SilverStripe Blog

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.

As always, we'd like to thank members of our community for helping out with this release, by contributing patches, filing bugs, and generally sticking around to help others - you guys rock!

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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

SilverStripe users profile: Heyday


We're always interested to see what others are building with the SilverStripe CMS, so we've decided to start doing a series of profiles on what other companies and developers are doing. First up is the digital agency Heyday. They're a company from our own neighbourhood, and we’re huge fans of their Down to the Wire project about the history of the internet in New Zealand. I spoke to their technical director Shane Garelja about what they were up to.

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Joanna McLeod, 26 November 2010

SilverStripe CMS the first ever open source web app to become Microsoft Certified


We're excited to report that SilverStripe CMS has become Microsoft certified today. This is notable because Microsoft has certified a very small number* of web apps, and we're the first ever open source certified web app.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 17 November 2010

SilverStripe Hackathon in Wellington, December 11


We'd like to give members of the SilverStripe CMS community a chance to learn how to contribute back to the project. We've had meet-ups in the past, and will continue to hold them, as they’re very important to us, but right now, the time for talking is done. Let's get our hack on!

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Joanna McLeod, 16 November 2010