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How to get your Dawn on

Until now you had to contact us to try out Dawn™ , but now you can do it all yourself. That’s what we’d like to tell you about Dawn this week. So off you go, and sign up now! What, you'd like some more information? Okay, sure.

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Everyone's a winner at the NZ Open Source Awards

Last night the New Zealand Open Source Awards were held in Wellington, and we were lucky enough to take home the trophy for the Best NZ Open Source Project for SilverStripe CMS thanks to its adoption by the community, web developers, and customers. Thanks all!

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Mix and mash it up

Wednesday night saw the launch of Mix & Mash, the great New Zealand mashup and remix competition. In the best open government service category, competitors are asked to repurpose government data to create something useful or beautiful.

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Meet Mike, our CMS trainer

We build our client sites in the SilverStripe CMS because it's a useful system for developers, but also because it’s great for content authors. Although it's so easy to use, you probably want someone to show you around the first time, so if you're a commercial client of ours, your...

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Back to the future

Last week I had a look at the past ten years of SilverStripe Ltd, which was all very well and good, and everyone got to have a laugh at the founders' haircuts in 2003. But make no mistake about it - SilverStripe is a company that’s going to be around...

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Get your Dawn demo here folks

We've been talking about Dawn™ for a while now, but really, we'd rather show you it than tell you about it. That's why we've created the Dawn demo. Go ahead, click it open in another tab. I'll wait right here for you.

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Beyond 2000: A SilverStripe Odyssey

In the year 2000, after it turned out that the Millennium Bug did not actually kill us all, Tim Copeland saw an opportunity for himself as the dotcom business boomed.

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An election day dawns

On October 9, results for New Zealand's Local Body Elections were announced. The day saw nearly 80 mayors and hundreds of other local representatives democratically elected. As we were responsible for the elections2010.co.nz website, an official source of election results, this was a big day for us.

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SilverStripe at the bottom of the sea with NIWA

Not knowing what your natural resources are is a risk for any country, and not all resources can be found on land. 96% of all New Zealand territory is under water, and only 13% of that is mapped.

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SilverStripe a finalist in three categories at the New Zealand Open Source Awards

We might need to get a new thesaurus here at SilverStripe Ltd, to express exactly how excited we are to be finalists in the New Zealand Open Source Awards.We're nominated for Open Source Use in Business, Open Source Project for SilverStripe CMS, and also, the NIWA Ocean Survey 20/20 Portal...

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