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Wellington's June Meetup


Thanks to everyone who came along to our June meetup in Wellington. We hope you enjoyed your well-deserved beer and learnt a thing or two! We were treated to two excellent talks from Sam Minnée and John Milmine. Here's a quick rundown of what they spoke about, with slides and videos for those of you who weren't able to make it.

Sam Minnée

SilverStripe CEO Sam Minnée spoke about the technical improvements being made to the ORM in SilverStripe CMS 3, explaining how it will improve performance and reduce the code needed to get information in and out of your database.

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Kirsten Moodie, 8 July 2011

Covenant Solutions use SilverStripe as a social media gateway


This is a guest post from Aaron Brockhurst at Covenant Solutions, who have been doing great work connecting SilverStripe to Facebook.

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Joanna McLeod, 9 June 2011

Upgrading SilverStripe to 3.0


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. This is number two in an ongoing series.

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Joanna McLeod, 24 May 2011

A new SilverStripe book


It's wintertime (at least here in the Southern Hemisphere), so the ideal time for reading a good book by the fire – or at the beach for the lucky ones north of the equator. And of course it's hard to find a more thrilling topic than SilverStripe!

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Ingo Schommer, 19 May 2011

A Sapphire framework for OceanBrowser


With the release of SilverStripe 3 preview 1, Sapphire is to be independent of the CMS, to really unleash the full power of the framework. We believe that Sapphire can be used to build much more than just traditional content managed websites - and we're not the only ones who are thinking that way.

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Joanna McLeod, 17 May 2011

Winners at the CMS Expo SilverStripe Awards


As part of the recent CMS Expo in Chicago, we held SilverStripe Awards to celebrate the amazing work being done by our community. We encouraged everyone to enter, and were thrilled that there were nearly sixty entrants for the eight categories.

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Joanna McLeod, 6 May 2011

SilverStripe 3.0 preview 1 is here!


It is with an enormous sense of pride, excitement, nervousness and relief that we are able to announce that SilverStripe 3.0 preview 1 has been released. This release is mainly focused on the separation of Sapphire as a framework from the "cms" module, as well as starting the new user interface implementation for the CMS. While most of the work is "under the hood", you should get a feel for how we plan to improve the authoring experience with the new interface.
Note: This release only supports the latest versions Google Chrome and Firefox, we’re in the process of adding IE support.

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Joanna McLeod, 2 May 2011

Updates to our browser testing


In March 2011, we tested the content-authoring interface within SilverStripe CMS against various major browsers, in order to provide recommendations to our users, and to identify opportunities for improvement.

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Joanna McLeod, 19 April 2011

Wellington’s April Meetup


Last Wednesday, 38 people gathered at an Irish pub to have a drink. More specifically, in Wellington, 38 people came along to the SilverStripe meetup we hosted, to meet one another, listen to some speakers, and just generally immerse themselves in the community in the flesh. In case you missed it, we've got slides and videos of the speakers.

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Joanna McLeod, 15 April 2011

Helping you get to the CMS Expo


As you know, we're going to the CMS Expo Learning & Business conference, and we want you to come with us.

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Joanna McLeod, 12 April 2011