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November Website of the Month: Vote Now!

SSBsotmnovember2010

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The winner was Best Towns & Cities Awards (NZ) submitted by lucidOne

You can view the winners page, or view all past winners in the Site of the Month Hall of Fame

Current standings

  • Aram Balakjian
    10/11/2010 12:35pm (3 years ago)

    Super sites guys, it's great to see SilverStripe being used in so many different and unique ways.

  • Jeroen Marechal
    10/11/2010 4:10pm (3 years ago)

    Awesome websites! My vote goes to Best Towns & Cities Awards (NZ)

  • Terry Apodaca
    10/11/2010 9:19pm (3 years ago)

    Agree with Jeroen...but I think the one I submitted was pretty darn good too...especially better than Mission Future

    ;)

  • johnny
    11/11/2010 5:39am (3 years ago)

    You should only accept sites that are fully made in or use silverstripe. Not just a 'flash banner uses ss dataobject' $%^#. In this way anyone can code a site fully in rails then use 'dataobject' for 'rotating images on home page' and submit it. Whoa! You know which site I mean. The NZ site looks good though :)

  • Aram Balakjian
    11/11/2010 9:40am (3 years ago)

    Appologies guys (especially Jamie!) I inserted the wrong link to Breakthrough, it's actually breakthroughfund.org.uk hence why it didn't look like the screenshot.

    @Jonny, yes the rules are that a site has to be fully built in SS, so don't worry no rails allowed :)

    Aram

  • Roman Schmid
    12/11/2010 7:17am (3 years ago)

    @johnny obviously you're talking about the mission-future page here and I can assure you that it's entirely built in SilverStripe. It even uses the SilverStripe template engine to create the XML data (it caches them to files for performance). Most of the text and the images can be edited in the backend (Protagonist CVs, Gallery, etc.). Even the video-streams can be edited/updated in the CMS.

    All in all this is a pretty complex SilverStripe Site/Application and denouncing it as a banner doesn't honor all the work that went into it. I know that flash sites aren't very popular these days, but please tell me how you would do something like this without using flash.

    It also shows a great strength of the SilverStripe platform: You can build about any frontend for it.. even one in flash.

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