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Help us help you and your users with user help


We're in the middle of re-writing our user help to be compatible with SilverStripe CMS 2.4.

Well written user help documentation helps us and other SilverStripe developers save time. Every question that customers can answer themselves using user help is a question that they don't have to ask the development team. For that reason, as we shift from 2.3 to 2.4, we'd like to get away from focusing on features and more towards explaining how to accomplish tasks - shifting from "what things are" to "how to get things done." It's a massive re-write that has us practically starting from scratch.

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Brian Boyko, 15 June 2010

Representing NZ at Full Code Press


Full Code Press is a web development and design competition run by the same group of people who run the Webstock conference, the biggest web conference in New Zealand.

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Sam Minnée, 2 June 2010

Calling for help in documentation


The criticism we hear most often from the developer community is that, with the exception of our books, SilverStripe needs to improve its developer documentation. And it's a fair point.  

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Ingo Schommer, 2 June 2010

Behind the PostgreSQL Module


We've released a module that lets SilverStripe work with PostgreSQL. I've been the primary coder working on the PostgreSQL module for the past year, and the work we did on this, alongside changes to the core Sapphire framework, have been released as part of version 2.4.

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Geoff Munn, 1 June 2010

SilverStripe 2.4 release: a significant step forward


Screenshot of SilverStripe 2.4We're excited to tell you that we just released SilverStripe version 2.4! This is a major new release and an important milestone for the SilverStripe community, the open source project, and our company.

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Brian Calhoun, 5 May 2010

SilverStripe in Philadelphia


This week, the website and intranet managers for over one hundred of America's large companies, universities, and government agencies are meeting in Philadelphia at the annual Janus Boye Conference.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 5 May 2010

Preview of SilverStripe 2.4 - Hierarchical URLs, a developer community contribution


Each week we're interviewing someone who has made a major contribution to our upcoming release of SilverStripe CMS, version 2.4.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 30 April 2010

SilverStripe v2.4 progresses to release candidate 2


We're excited to say we're extremely close to releasing a stable version of SilverStripe 2.4.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 30 April 2010

Preview to SilverStripe 2.4 - Support for SQL Server and other improvements with Microsoft technology


In the countdown to the SilverStripe CMS 2.4 release, we'll be running some interviews with people involved in key aspects of our upcoming release.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 26 April 2010

SilverStripe v2.4 progresses to release candidate 1


Today we've moved significantly closer to a final and stable version of SilverStripe v2.4. You can now download SilverStripe v2.4 Release Candidate 1, which fixes bugs and incorporates feedback from the community since our Beta releases.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 1 April 2010