SilverStripe Framework and CMS 3.0.3 was released earlier this week. This new version of SilverStripe provides security fixes, bugfixes and a number of minor enhancements since 3.0.2. As with all 3.0.x releases, it is drop in compatible with 3.0, making upgrading simple.
Last week, Agility officially announced the release of their new Agility Magazine Publishing Suite. The Magazine Suite is a cloud-based website publishing solution that is designed for online magazines and blogs. Over the past year, I've had a chance to watch Agility evolve and improve this new product and recently CMS Report completed a migration to Agility's Magazine Suite. In this article, I share my thoughts and experience with Agility's newest product.
Our good friend Cheryl McKinnon, founder of Candy Strategies, tweeted us about the latest news from the Open Source Alliance of Canada (OSACAN). The alliance is a non-profit organization, founded to promote, foster and sustain the use of open source technology in Canadian government. Yesterday, OSACAN announced the establishment of a center of excellence to promote the use of open source technology in the Canadian public sector.
For your convenience, attached is a copy of the press release regarding this non-profit center to be used for promoting the use of open source in government.
I do not know when it exactly happened, but a number of years ago I decided to become a pacifist. I am a pacifist that is in the war of open source versus proprietary. In my opinion, the debate over licensing and software development processes is only mildly interesting as it is the quality of the end product that matters to me most. I walk the fine line of being an advocate for open source and a defender of proprietary software and admittedly I've confused a lot of people that have taken up a particular side of the argument. However, there is always room for reasonable civil discussions of any topic when new data and new perspective is given. This is perhaps why within the past week I enjoyed reading a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Acquia that shows the value of open source without necessarily attacking the value of proprietary software.
It took a new article posting yesterday on Accrisoft's blog before I realized the company recently released a new version of their content management system, Accrisoft Freedom CMS v8.2. Freedom CMS is used for building and managing dynamic, database-driven websites where Accrisoft handles the hosting themselves, eliminating the need for in-house server management. Accrisoft is one of the first CMS companies that convinced me that the cloud wasn't as scary as I thought for creating, hosting, and managing content management solutions.
That's a question that the IT staff at United will answer in time, but the mere fact that it can investigate all three client device operating systems is a major change for corporate IT.
-Patrick Thibodeau, With Post-PC Era Comes Real OS Competition, CIO.com, October 26, 2012
While information technology experts have finally come to understand the concepts and benefits of…
In a brief announcement today, e107 Inc. announced the release of v1.0.2 of its popular website content management system. The 1.0.2 version of the e107 CMS includes some important security fixes as well as several new features.