Blog posts by josh

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February 24, 2024
By josh Filed under Community

It’s been a few months since Mathieu reworked version 1 of the contributor listing using SearchKit. You can see it in action at https://civicrm.org/civicrm/contributors

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July 17, 2023
By josh Filed under Standalone

It’s tough not to go down memory lane and talk about the fact that CiviCRM used to support a version that didn’t require a content management system. Alas, it was an idea that was ahead of its time! For whatever reason CiviCRM Standalone faded away, but not quite into oblivion. Over the years there were folks that tried to keep it going and for good reason; it lacks the baggage of any of the CMS’s.

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February 23, 2023
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Join CiviCRM Core Team member Coleman Watts for a demonstration of SearchKit and FormBuilder, including recent updates and review of work in progress. This webinar will be interactive, so it's an opportunity for participants to bring ideas, questions or suggestions about these two pieces of functionality that are increasingly used through CiviCRM.

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August 30, 2022
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After a long hiatus, CiviCRM Developer Training is back! If you're looking to sharpen your skills or become actively engaged in CiviCRM development for the first time then you won't want to miss the developer training in Manchester, UK on 6 & 7 October. 

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March 14, 2022
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A few weeks prior to 24 February, I’d given up reading the news. It was a very happy time. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it’s been hard not to jump back into my Google news feed and periodically check in at NPR. Given the rise of misinformation over the past few years, it’s hard to know what is accurate and what isn’t, so much of what I read I take with a grain of salt.

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January 31, 2022
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In the fall of 2021, the CiviCRM Core Team revised and published a privacy policy on https://civicrm.org that meets the requirements set forth by both the European General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act. The revised policy is available at https://civicrm.org/privacy-policy

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January 17, 2022
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The 2021 annual report for the CiviCRM Core Team is now live at https://civicrm.org/annual-report just in time for the Community Round Tables tomorrow.

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December 28, 2021
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Just a quick heads up that the next Community Round Table will be on 18 January 2022. These are intended to be informal community meetings (open to all) with the Core Team and Community Council. There's no formal agenda, however typcially it looks something like:

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September 30, 2021
By josh Filed under Community

Join the Community Council and the Core Team for our next Community Round Table on October 5th (6th depending on time zone). Get general project updates, ask questions, or just hang out and meet the community.

Links below to Time Zone converter:

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August 17, 2021
By josh Filed under SearchKit

CiviCRM Core Team member Coleman Watts will host a webinar presenting the latest developments in SearchKit, work in progress and future plans on 18 August at 11:00am US ET. Please join in to learn about the latest work or just to get familiar with SearchKit. Info at:

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