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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.

It's nowhere near ready to go into production, but we're looking for people who are interested in testing the module. If you're using Oracle, and are willing to take what we've done for a test drive and contribute feedback on this pre-alpha build, it would be appreciated.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 13 August 2010

SilverStripe 2.4 User Help Up & Running

You asked for it, you got it. SilverStripe has a new version of user help which is compatible with the current 2.4 version of the CMS.

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Brian Boyko, 11 August 2010

SilverStripe 2.4.1 Update

We're pleased to announce 2.4.1, our first update to the 2.4 codebase. You can check a full list of changes in our changelog, but here are some highlights:

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, 23 July 2010

SEO and Content

The necessity of search engine optimisation (SEO) in making a website is apparent.  At the very least, there's a usability component to SEO - if your customers, or potential customers, can't find the content, it might as well not be there.

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Brian Boyko, 14 July 2010

Sam Minnée talks about his experiences with Full Code Press

Compiled from an interview with Sam Minnée.

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Brian Boyko, 5 July 2010


We want to find out what features you'd like to see implemented, (or what problems royally annoy you), on the site.

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Brian Boyko, 18 June 2010

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.

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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