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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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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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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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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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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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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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Module of the Month: This is not the module you’re looking for

In this 'Module of the Month', we look at an issue that is a little more important than modules. Let's leverage the capabilities and inputs of our entire team's ideas, opinions and approaches to solving complex problems.

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Our 2017 Community Survey: Tell us how we’re doing

Here at SilverStripe we want to get to know the open source community better! Now's your opportunity to give us an idea about what drives the open source community and win some great prizes while you're at it.

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Good things take time: 4.0.0 stable released

We’re proud to announce the arrival of SilverStripe 4! This stable release is our first Long Term Support (LTS) release, and is quickly gaining module support with over 200 compatible modules already.

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Module of the Month: Exit the WYSIWYG

This ‘Module of the Month’ discusses how SilverStripe CMS can be enhanced through the use of Markdown. By replacing the normal WYSIWYG editor with Markdownfield it can simplify the user experience and better ensure that modifications will not affect the structure of the page.

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Making SilverStripe fluent in other languages

SilverStripe is on it's way to becoming a polygot, mastering all the languages. Senior developer Robbie Averill talks us through how SilverStripe is approaching multi language and localisation support with our fluent module. 

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SilverStripe 4.0.0-rc1 - the goal is what we RC-ing

This release candidate 1 marks the final steps of a long road to a stable SilverStripe 4.0.0 release. See what this means for your upcoming project and what modules have already been updated for SS4.

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4.0.0-beta4: A fantastic release

SilverStripe 4.0.0-beta4 has been released! This marks the end of the beta development cycle and the beginning of the release candidate cycle. See what the Open Source team have been working on in this beta4 release.

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It’s closing time for SilverStripe Forums

Spammers may have won this battle, but they haven't won the war. We're closing down our community forums due to a massive spike in spam but will continue to support community conversations in different channels. 

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Module of the Month: SilverGraph

Explaining your complex projects to a client or product owner can sometimes feel like chewing broken glass. In this 'Module of the Month', we look at how to easily generate a visual representation of your website structure using SilverGraph.

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4.0.0-beta3: Let’s stabilise!

SilverStripe 4.0.0-beta3 is now live. Take a look at the fresh screenshots of the file previews in SS4 and what we've been working on for this beta3 release. 

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Site of the Month: Royal Albert Hall

August's 'Site of the Month' has been awarded to the Royal Albert Hall. Their simple, interactive website was built by SilverStripe Professional Partner Made Media. 

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Module of the Month: SilverStripe DebugBar

Bugs, no one likes them, everyone gets them. This months 'Module of the Month' helps developers gain deeper insights into their projects and identify performance issues. 

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ScaleConf 2017: A recap

ScaleConf New Zealand was held in Wellington earlier in the month. We sent a few of our developers along to hear how organisations are building and maintaining their web systems. 

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Busting Google Analytics engagement myths

In this guest post, Lana Gibson from Lanalytics busts some of the most common myths surrounding analytics while also clarifying how data can help to define success for your website. 

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Enough, already

SilverStripe CEO and Co-founder Sam Minnée addresses the importance of inclusion within tech, workplaces and the SilverStripe community. 

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