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Microsoft WinCache benchmarks show 2x performance boost

Running SilverStripe on your Windows environments has just become faster!

Benchmarking done by our European partner iBuildings shows some dramatic performance improvements with Microsoft's new WinCache 1.0 PHP bytecode cache. The release of WinCache means that the past performance disadvantage of running SilverStripe on the Windows IIS web server (as opposed to Apache on Linux) has been largely eliminated. Microsoft describes the tool as containing three caches:

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Sigurd Magnusson, 7 January 2010

SilverStripe 2.3.4 released

SilverStripe v2.3.4 has just been released! This is now the best version of our software to use. This version solves a number of bugs, some of which relate to security vulnerabilities. Thanks go to community members who identified bugs and contributed fixes to them!

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Sigurd Magnusson, 30 November 2009

English SilverStripe book now in Wellington libraries

The English edition of the SilverStripe book is now in libraries in Wellington, the home of SilverStripe.

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Kirsten Moodie, 25 November 2009

SilverStripe 2.4 alpha release brings hierachical URLs, SQL Server support, and much more

Screenshot of SilverStripe 2.4We're extremely excited to announce SilverStripe v2.4 is now at alpha release stage!

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Sigurd Magnusson, 12 November 2009

SilverStripe book available in UK

If you're a developer based in the UK or Europe, you now have much quicker and cheaper access to our fantastic developer resource, SilverStripe: The Complete Guide to CMS Development.

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Sigurd, 11 November 2009

You're invited to the Wellington Web Meetup!

Dave Keyes introducing the October 2009 web meetup in WellingtonWellington web designers and frontend coders have recently formed a monthly post-work event, the Wellington Web Meetup.

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Sigurd, 4 November 2009

Have you voted for SilverStripe?

Sigurd Magnusson, 28 October 2009

SilverStripe CMS on Windows 7

With the new Microsoft Windows 7 operating system released last week, we thought we'd take SilverStripe CMS for a test drive on it. We used Microsoft Web Platform Installer to install SilverStripe. This approach has now been used about 36,000 times by the world to install SilverStripe.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 27 October 2009

Announcing the release of Concrete, SilverStripe 2.4's jQuery webapp library

Update (3 December 2009): Concrete has now been renamed Entwine.

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Hamish Friedlander, 20 October 2009

Book sells out on; restocked now.

Copies of the SilverStripe book are selling like hotcakes! It took just four days for to sell all of their initial stock of SilverStripe: The Complete Guide to CMS Development.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 12 October 2009