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This week we share news about recent local meetups, eZ Conference early bird tickets, a call for papers and updates in social media and events.

Week 12 in Review

News

Meet, speak and learn

There are  opportunities on a regular bases to meet with both members of the eZ community and the eZ crew  for continued learning.

This week Sébastien Morel, head of Novactive U.S. and member of the eZ Community Board, presented at the San Francisco PHP meetup. You can find Sébastien's talk titled "Unleash your Symfony projects with eZ Platform" here.

eZ Systems opened its New York City office as David Liedle, Technical Product Manager at eZ, hosted a free developer training on the open source Symfony-based CMS eZ Platform.

eZ will be at SymfonyLive Paris on March 30-31. Save it on your calendar if you will be in the neighborhood!

Netgen’s Tags Bundle gets an admin interface!

Edi Modrić from Netgen reflects on the development of Tags Bundle, the Crowdfunding campaign they ran, and also introduces Tags Bundles admin interface.

"We created a generic admin interface for tags in pure Symfony and Twig, meaning that all pages and actions in the interface are classic Symfony CRUD controllers, all rendering and routing is done on the backend, and so on. Since tags admin interface itself is generic, as mentioned before, once you install the new version of Tags Bundle, you can use the interface as a standalone app, by going to /tags/admin/ URL in your eZ Platform installation, or you can use it integrated into Platform UI." Read the full blog over at Netgen.

eZ Conference early bird extended, call for papers, eZ Awards nominations

Early bird tickets for eZ Conference 2017 in London have been extended to March 31. Head over to conference.ez.no, register and save your spot!

If you are a developer in our community, we invite you to speak at the conference. Simply fill out this call for papersform. There will be both Business and Technical tracks—other topics are also welcome.

eZ Awards nomination are now open. Each year eZ Awards recognize great achievement in the eZ Community, join us by submitting your nomination for one or more of 5 categories: Innovation of the Year, Contributor of the Year, Blogger of the Year, Best User Experience, Extending eZ Award. Deadline for nominations is May 1—cast your vote now!

eZ Platform 1.8.1

eZ Platform 1.8.1 was released last week. It includes updated packages such as PlatformUIBundle 1.8.1 and miscellaneous improvements/fixes. More details are available on GitHub.

In other news:

Resources

Contributing translations

New on the documentation site is a dedicated page on how to contribute to translations for eZ Platform. Contributing is made easy by using Crowdin, which allows you to translate elements of the interface in context.

Social media

Jérôme Vieilledent (Twitter): It is now possible to have bundle less themes in #ezpublish / #ezplatform applications, thanks to #EzCoreExtraBundle https://t.co/vfNlExkSTO

eZ Systems‏ (Twitter): See how @Harbour_Publish worked with @mugo and used #ezpublish to generate ongoing revenue from a 17-year-old Title! http://ow.ly/YB2d309YkNc

Mugo Web (Twitter): Moving your eZ Publish site to HTTPS? Consider different cache variations based on HTTP/HTTPS protocol https://github.com/ezsystems/ezpublish-legacy/pull/1284 #ezpublish

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

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

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.

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