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SilverStripe core now on GitHub


We have recently moved our source code from Subversion to GitHub. GitHub is a popular and hosted source code control system based on Git, an advanced successor to Subversion.

We've made this transition because it simplifies our software release process, as we can now more easily work on two versions of our code simultaneously - our current stable series (e.g. v2.4.x) as well as upcoming releases that contain vastly different code (e.g. v3.) GitHub makes it much easier for developers outside the company to contribute code to us. This is important because, getting our community more involved with core development is a key part of our plans for SilverStripe 3.0.

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Joanna, 14 March 2011

Picturing what 3.0 will look like


By now, you've had the chance to read a lot about our plans for 3.0. It must be time for you to see some pictures then - as well as reading some more.

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Joanna McLeod, 8 March 2011

Come meet us at the CMS Expo in Chicago


In May, SilverStripe is going to the 2011 CMS Expo Learning & Business Conference in Chicago.

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Joanna McLeod, 4 March 2011

Testing reveals IE8 and Firefox as recommended browsers for doing content entry


In November 2010, 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, 3 March 2011

SilverStripe meetups happening all over the place!


People like to talk about SilverStripe face to face. Our amazing community has taken it upon itself to arrange meetups in several countries, complementing the meetups we run in Wellington.

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Joanna Mcleod, 2 March 2011

Meetups and 3.0


Last Wednesday around fifty SilverStripe CMS users gathered here in Wellington to have some drinks, chat about what they’re up to, and learn from each other.

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Joanna McLeod, 23 February 2011

Why TinyMCE?


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. First up, this tweet prompted us to talk about why we use TinyMCE as the WYSIWYG component of our CMS.

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Joanna McLeod, 11 February 2011

SilverStripe Meetup - Wellington


With people in town for Webstock, we thought it would be great time to discuss SilverStripe v3.0 and invite members of our open source community to offer ideas and techniques for building with SilverStripe CMS and Sapphire. So, to this end, we've organised a SilverStripe meetup in Wellington on February 16 at 5pm.

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Joanna McLeod, 8 February 2011

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.

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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