After much anticipation the new SilverStripe.org site went live today. It’s been a long road but as they say good things take time!
Back in 2012 we canvassed the community looking for feedback, with many community members participating in user testing to reveal improvements needed. Whilst it took a while to turn this great feedback into action, a dedicated team was formed this year. They have been working hard behind the scenes to bring the new site to life.Read full post
As mentioned a couple of weeks ago the launch of the new silverstripe.org website is upon us. I'm excited to announce that on the 18th of September we'll be doing the final migration of content and pressing the go live button.
There will likely be some down time while this process occurs so please make sure to keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook channels on the day to get the latest information and status updates as we run through our launch process.
A maintenance page is due to go up on the current website around noon on the 18th September (NZST) with links to commonly used SilverStripe community sites available during this time.
Other than that, see you on the other side of launch with an all new, fresh face for the SilverStripe community.
Our final installment of speaker highlights has SilverStripe's UX Developer Michael Andrewartha sharing insights from Rackspace's Shaunak Kashkap. This is followed by Senior Developer Russell Michell's highlights from John-Daniel Trask's talk on elastic search.Read full post
Today SilverStripe's Community Awesomeness Manager, Cam Findlay shares insights from NZ PHP Conference speaker and SilverStripe CTO Hamish Freidlander's presentation "Grown Up PHP". This is followed by insights from Yusuke Ando's talk on "Testing your PHP application with Selenium on Travis CI" shared by SilverStripe's test analyst Jeffrey Guo.Read full post
Today we have highlights from two more NZ PHP Conference speakers. SilverStripe's Solutions Architect Ingo Schommer shares his highlights from Nate Abele's talk on Hypermedia APIs and developer Ed Linklater shares his highlights from Chris Pitt's presentation on Asynchronous PHP.Read full post
It was fitting that the speaker chosen to kick off the first ever New Zealand PHP Conference was Rasmus Lerdorf. Rasmus is known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995 and has contributed to a number of other open source projects over the years. He was an infrastructure architect at Yahoo! for more than 7 years and joined Etsy in 2012. Rasmus's presentation covered an interesting background to how PHP evolved from a templating system into a coding language as well as insights into the greater purpose his role at Esty provides.Read full post
Last week Wellington welcomed New Zealand's first ever PHP Conference and a host of amazing speaker's from around the globe. An informal welcome event was hosted at the SilverStripe Head Office the night before the conference kicked off. It was a great chance to meet with the speakers and to show them a taste of Wellington hospitality.Read full post