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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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What is it like being a software developer?

'What is it like being a software developer and can you explain it to me without going into too much technical detail?' is a common question for Mojmir Fendek. Hear how he approaches this particular situation as a developer.

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How we use Continuous Integration at SilverStripe

Continuous Integration involves regularly integrating code into a shared repository to ensure that new changes will not break the code. This post covers all you need to know about how SilverStripe uses Continuous Integration.

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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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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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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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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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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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Site of the Month: NRG Systems

November's 'Site of the Month' goes to NRG Systems. This interactive and highly informative website was created by SilverStripe Professional Partner Bluehouse Group. In this post we outline their processes to get this site off the ground and the success it has brought to NRG Systems.

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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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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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Trends to investigate in Google Analytics

Google Analytics provides an abundance of information when it comes to understanding the behaviour happening on a website. Lana Gibson from Lanalytics helps us to understand and interpret the key trends available in Google Analytics. 

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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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A Silver Summer

Summer is coming. We're taking part in the Summer of Tech and Summer of Biz internship programs to attract recent graduates to come and work with us this Summer. 

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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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Summer of Tech Hackfest 2017: A recap

One year on from his Summer of Tech experience, Junior SilverStripe developer Tobie Jayme gives us his recap on this years Summer of Tech Hackfest after he was asked back as a floating mentor for student teams.

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Inclusive job ads for all stripes, all types

Our Head of Product, Nicole Williams, shares lessons on writing inclusive job ads and the continuing journey towards inclusive companies and communities. 

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