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This week brings us dates for the eZ Conference and Web Summer Camp, a heads up on eZ Platform and eZ Studio 1.7 LTS beta and our regular social and events updates.

Week 48 in Review

 

News

Video recap of eZ Conference 2016

Watch ‘till the end to find out where 2017 conf will be held! Check the video on YouTube.

eZ Platform 1.7 LTS in beta

eZ Engineering is pushing towards the holidays, and has pre-releases ready for eZ Platform and eZ Studio, being 1.7 LTS beta. The releases are packed with improvements and bug fixes. To name a few, eZ Platform is ready for internationalization. You can read the details in the release notes:

Announcing Web Summer Camp 2017! Speakers wanted

"We at Netgen and Salsa Adria Productions are ready for another #websc adventure, are you? :) The 2017 website is out, we know the time and the place, and are looking for speakers and sponsors."

The 6th Web Summer Camp will be held at the Lone Hotel in Rovinj. Make sure to note the date, 30th August to 2nd September 2017. The announcement also includes the 2016 workshop videos.

Progress requires both stability and innovation, Symfony is nailing it

Jani Tarvainen, Professional Services Consultant at eZ, has written about the changing landscape of web development, and the role of Symfony.

“Web development is a relatively fast moving industry. Technologies come and go, and while many of them are definite improvements - some are fads that don't have a long shelf life.”

In other news:

Social media

eZ Systems - ‏@eZSystems: Social Event going on at #SymfonyCon with Snacks and Drinks ... and Fun!

SymfonyCon

Jani Tarvainen - ‏@velmu: Christmas is early with the @Kaliop eZ-Migration Bundle 3.0.0 release. Here's what's new: https://github.com/kaliop-uk/ezmigrationbundle/blob/master/WHATSNEW.md#version-300

Jani Tarvainen - ‏@velmu: Woo, QueryType aliases merged and landing in #ezplatform 1.7! https://github.com/ezsystems/ezpublish-kernel/pull/1822

Pascal MARTIN - ‏@pascal_martin: #PHP 7.1.0 has been released! With nullable types, iterable & void pseudo-types, visibility for class constants… — https://secure.php.net/archive/2016.php#id2016-12-01-3

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, or YouTube, and join us on Slack for any help with eZ Platform or community related questions.

Events

  • SymfonyCon Berlin 2016, Berlin, Germany from November 29, 2016 to December 03, 2016
  • re\Vision NYC, A Happy Hour And Speaker Series On Omni-Channel User Experiences, December 12 2016

Make sure to check this list of events which also includes our webinars.

Resources

PaaS Webinar

This is a recording of our webinar with Platform.sh on Platform as a Service (PaaS). Featuring guest speakers: Kieron Sambrook-Smith, Chief Commercial Officer at Platform.sh and Larry Garfield, Director of Runtimes, Integrations, and Services at Platform.sh.

Each week, we publish a roundup of highlights from the eZ ecosystem on share.ez.no, which we republish here on the eZ Blog. If you have any news or events to share, please contact me.

(Lead image credit: Marcelo Noah, CC)

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