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Highlights from PHP Australia Conference


On March, 12th-13th, 200 developers converged on Sydney's Maritime Museum; for Australia's first PHP conference. Whether the excellent venue, or beautiful harbour in which it was held; there was an air of excitement as the conference kicked off. The format was a single track of talks, from a selection of excellent speakers. Many travelled, from all over the world, to share their development experiences with the delegates.

Some of the more notable speakers were Rasmus Lerdorf, Michael Widenius and Jordi Boggiano: the creators of PHP, MySQL and Composer respectively.

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Security update release 3.1.12


SilverStripe version 3.1.12 stable has been released today, you can get a copy from our downloads section. All users of 3.1.11 or below are strongly advised to upgrade.

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Christopher Pitt Christopher Pitt, 20 March 2015

Trading fashion for the web


Summer of Tech is a world class internship programme connecting innovative NZ employers with top local talent for paid summer jobs. In this post one of our Summer of Tech interns Jennifer Harper shares her experiences at SilverStripe...

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Jennifer Harper, 20 March 2015

Security update releases 3.0.12 and 3.1.11


SilverStripe version 3.1.11 stable has been released today, you can get a copy from our downloads section. All users of 3.1.0 and below or 3.1.11-rc1 are strongly advised to upgrade.

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Damian Mooyman Damian Mooyman, 19 March 2015

How SilverStripe Empowers Great Teams


Last month CEO & Co-founder Sam Minnée, CTO Hamish Friedlander and I ran a series of London events ahead of our office opening next month. Videos from these events are now available for those not able to join us in person. 

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What you missed at Webstock 2015


Webstock is New Zealand’s largest web focused conference. In 2015 it was yet again an awesome experience. The quality of the speakers and the variety of topics was fantastic. Speakers came from Australia, Canada, the UK, New Zealand, and the US, and there was a good gender balance of 8 female speakers to 13 male ones. The two days left my brain exhausted, but happy.

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Sacha Judd to join SilverStripe Board of Directors


Sacha Judd profile squareWe are delighted to announce that Sacha Judd has joined SilverStripe’s Board of Directors as an Independent Director, effective today.

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Running like clockwork: Better developer tools with the Clockwork module


A common request on the SilverStripe mailing list, forums, and user voice site over the years has been the desire for an improved developers toolbar, similar to what other frameworks such as Symfony have. These toolbars often make available extensive information about an http request - from the contents of $_SERVER, $_REQUEST, $_COOKIES, etc to logging and database queries. Many of these features are available with SilverStripe through url parameters such as ?showqueries=1 but are neither pretty nor easy to use.

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Mark Guinn Mark Guinn, 24 February 2015