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StripeCon EU – Strength in numbers

More than 90 SilverStripe developers, agencies, and community members recently came together in the charming city of Enschede to celebrate the 5th StripeCon EU conference.

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Rebasing my career

'When I found out that SilverStripe was offering summer internships through Summer of Tech, I knew it had to be.' Raissa North recounts her experiences as an intern and what lead her to SilverStripe in the first place.

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Converting a SilverStripe codebase to PSR-2

In this post Steve Boyd demonstrates how to convert a SilverStripe 3.x codebase to the PSR-2 coding standard and create a git pre-commit hook to ensure that all future commits adhere to PSR-2. 

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Event Marketing Part 1: Rewarding Guests

What makes a great event? How do you create an excellent competition? What is the best way to capture leads? These questions and many more are answered in this four part series, diving deep in to the dos and don'ts of event marketing.

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Why growing in SilverStripe is easy

'If you were an insect, what would it be?' This question started off Massey Isa'ako's journey as an intern in November 2017. Since then he has come to understand what it means to be a true SilverStriper.

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Video: StripeCon NZ 2017 - Nicole Williams and Robbie Averill

We're busy prepping modules to be compatible with SilverStripe 4. Nicole Williams and Robbie Averill deliver a fun presentation from StripeCon NZ to show what sort of modular taste sensations you can expect with the SilverStripe 4 release.

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Our SilverStripe Culture (from a newbie's perspective)

Diversity and inclusion are two key values for us here at SilverStripe and which Tamara Buckland, one of our Development Managers, is highly passionate about. This is her perspective on what makes SilverStripe culture so special.

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The future of content delivery

How we produce, distribute and consume content is changing. To illustrate our thinking on the topic, our future of content delivery series in now available to download for free. If you're a marketer or CMS user, learn what is happening in the content space and what you should keep an eye out for.

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Community survey results for 2017

The polls are in! Here's how you and the rest of the SilverStripe community responded to our 2017 survey.

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Video: StripeCon NZ 2017 - Sam Minnée - Stripe to the Future

'Where we've come from, where we are and where we're going,' Sam Minnée looks at SilverStripe's journey and how we start fast and stay fast.

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10 tools for marketers to try in 2018

Everyone's got their favourite tools for getting the job done. SilverStripe Product Marketer, Andrew Underwood, lists 10 of his favourite tools for marketers to try this year. 

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Module of the Month: Never go out of style

Making a new style guide for each project can be a real chore, especially if you just want to dive in and get started. In this 'Module of the Month', Simon looks at how we can make this task much simpler.

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Escaping in HTML - the Shielded Site badge

An amazing new module has been created for the Women's Refuge New Zealand that could make a big difference to a lot of lives. Read about how you can help with just a minor website change.

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Site of the Month: Bullet Brands

January's 'Site of the Month’ was built by Toast, a SilverStripe Professional Partner based in Auckland, New Zealand. Check out Toast’s incredible work and see what modules they leveraged to complete the build.

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Why Upgrade to SilverStripe 4?

Ryan McLaren, an avid supporter of the recent upgrade to SilverStripe 4 and guest author of this post, discusses the reasons why upgrading to SS4 may be a great step for you or your company.

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How I was lucky enough to get a job at SilverStripe

Daniel Ralphs shares his experiences of becoming a marketing intern here at SilverStripe, and recollects the highlights of his three months with us and his journey to becoming a SilverStriper.

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What a year it has been

For our last post of 2017, we wanted to thank the community for yet another incredible year for SilverStripe. We take a look at some of our achievements in 2017 and what you should know about our availability over the holiday period. 

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Chaotic or Lawful - What does your documentation say about you?

There are different types of developers each with their own habits and processes. In this blog, Danae Miller-Clendon, a web developer from Toast, classifies the types of developers and their methodologies to documentation. Read more to find out which classification you fit into.

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Terms - the lost art of understanding

The purpose of terminology is to ease conversation and clarify understanding, but can often have the opposite effect. In this blog post, Chris Joe discusses why more thought should be put into the use of terms to increase understanding and reduce exclusion.

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A Partner's View: Why We Use SilverStripe

SilverStripe is the CMS of choice for a large number of different users. In this guest post, Séalan Cronin outlines why SilverStripe is the CMS that Made Media chooses to use, and what makes it so user-friendly.

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StripeCon New Zealand 2017 - A recap

At the end of last month we put on the first StripeCon New Zealand event. It had the social fabric of a meetup, but the variety of talks and diversity of an international conference. In this blog post Aaron Carlino recaps StripeCon and what made it a success.

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Agile Accounts - a successful Agile adoption

The SilverStripe Accounts Team took the leap to become Agile two and a half years ago. While the team may have changed since then, the Agile processes are still going strong. Here we outline how Agile works within the Accounts Team and the positive effect it has had.

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