php meetup

SilverStripe CMS and Sapphire MVC framework

PHP 5 CMS and Framework Overview

May 5th, 2011

We're pleased to welcome back Sigurd Magnusson and SilverStripe to review with us the latest in SilverStripe developments and news, including the Sapphire MVC framework.

And FREE beer and d'oeuvres will be served - thank you to SilverStripe for sponsoring this event.

SilverStripe CMS ( is an open source CMS designed to be modern, intuitive, and capable of running government and business websites. It's also the friend of the PHP developer because at the heart is Sapphire, an MVC framework written in PHP 5. Co-founder Sigurd Magnusson is visiting from New Zealand and will give a preview of material to be presented at the upcoming Chicago CMS Expo Learning and Business Conference (

We have reserved a private backroom at a restaurant, with an LCD, free wireless, and seating for about 40 people.

Presentation agenda:
  • Overview of SilverStripe CMS and Sapphire framework.
  • Roadmap for 2011: SilverStripe CMS v3.0, and Sapphire as a stand-alone MVC framework.
  • Software usability and interaction design in an open source model.
  • Q&A.


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