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Usability Testing for SS3


One month ago, Senior Project Manager Julian Meadow (aka J), along with colleagues Paul Clarke and Ryan O'Hara, usability tested SilverStripe 3.0 beta 2 with a number of clients around Wellington, to better understand if the user interface is intuitive or if there are areas that could be improved. I sat down with J to hear more about the long and winding road that is usability testing.

Why did you decide on a usability test for SilverStripe 3.0?

After more staff within SilverStripe became involved with the development of SilverStripe 3.0 and started playing with the early beta releases, we realised there were a number of usability issues that needed to be addressed.

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Kerstin Schuman, 9 May 2012

Wellington's May Meetup: Mobile CMS and GSoC explained


We've published two presentations from this week's Wellington SilverStripe developer community meetup.

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Sigurd Magnusson, 4 May 2012

SilverStripe 3 Beta 2


Sam Minnée, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of SilverStripe, has shaped the SilverStripe Suite and is part of its success story as an internationally respected open source CMS. Previously, Sam has posted about Duck Programming.

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Sam Minnée, 20 April 2012

The Opportunity of Responsive Design


Paul Rogers works as a Senior Online Marketing Strategist for GPMD, a London-based web agency who are one of two UK SilverStripe partners. GPMD also organise and run the UK SilverStripe meetup event.

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Paul Rogers, 18 April 2012

How Simple came to life


Sara Tušar Suhadolc is the winner of the SS3 default theme contest. Sara works as a web-designer/front-end developer at Slovenian digital agency Innovatif. We asked her to share the story of how her theme Simple came to life.

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Sara Tušar, 11 April 2012

Duck Programming


Sam Minnée, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of SilverStripe, has shaped the SilverStripe Suite and is part of its success story as an internationally respected open source CMS. Previously, Sam has posted about SilverStripe 3's new ORM.

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Sam Minnée, 4 April 2012

SCSS, Compass and SilverStripe 3.0


Will is a senior developer at DNA Design, Wellington, New Zealand. He has been a contributor to SilverStripe since 2007, maintains several modules and is a well known face around the IRC and Forums as willr.

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Will Rossiter, 27 March 2012

Upgrading to SilverStripe 3.0


Simon is a developer at PocketRent, a SaaS using SilverStripe. I'm currently working towards completing my Honours degree in Computer Science and Maths. I'm simon_w on both Twitter and the #silverstripe IRC channel.

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Simon Welsh, 22 March 2012

Predicting the Future of Mobile Development at SXSWI


Guest blogger Josette Rigsby has over 15 years experience in leading technology teams and delivering solutions. She has a special interest in enterprise architecture and emerging technology. Josette attended the SXSW in Austin last week and is here to give us the low down.

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Josette Rigsby, 19 March 2012