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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.

Microsoft's Certified for Windows programme is well known for indicating software and hardware products that have been thoroughly tested and which work well on Microsoft Windows. Of course, much of the innovation in the software world is now happening on the web, and with awareness and adoption of open source software growing fantastically, it makes sense for Microsoft to begin certifying open source web-based software.

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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

SilverStripe CMS wins an NZ Open Source Award


We picked up a trophy for you last night, so feel free to come into our office to touch it. The New Zealand Open Source Awards were held in Wellington, and the SilverStripe CMS won NZ Open Source Project.

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Joanna McLeod, 10 November 2010

Don't forget to vote for us - if you want to


Voting in the Packtpub Open Source Awards closes this Friday, so if you haven't already, we’re hoping you will head along there and vote for us in the category of Best Open Source CMS.

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, 2 November 2010

SilverStripe Developer Network launched


We're proud to be officially launching our Developer Network.

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Joanna McLeod, 1 October 2010

SilverStripe 2.4.2 released


We're pleased to announce SilverStripe 2.4.2, our second update to the 2.4 codebase. This is now our recommended version of SilverStripe CMS to use on production websites.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 23 September 2010

SilverStripe mobile development has just become easier


Today we've launched a free extension to SilverStripe CMS that makes it easier to build websites for mobile devices.

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Sean Harvey, 25 August 2010

Open Source CMS awards open - show your support!


Show your support by nominating SilverStripe CMS in PacktPub's annual software awards!

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Sigurd Magnusson, 20 August 2010

SilverStripe Experimental Pre-Alpha Oracle DB Module - Help us test it


One of our developers, Andreas Piening, has been working on creating a module to get SilverStripe to work with Oracle databases. And while there's key functionality that isn't working yet, we've been able to get a "Hello World" SilverStripe website on the 10g version of Oracle.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 13 August 2010