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September 11, 2020
By MikeyMJCO Filed under CiviEvent, Community
The Community Summit 2020

We had such plans for 2020 with a UK-based summit in wonderful Devon. Then the world turned upside down and we've all struggled to maintain the energy we had and drive that energy into some kind of virtual event that would give the community the same experience as our Summit/Sprint events do every October. So we need to own up to something finally, the idea of a 2020 Community Summit is a dream.

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September 8, 2020
By skornienFiled under

The mindshare we received following CiviMobile recent release of Agenda and Payment functionality, not only makes us feel grateful and committed to the app, but also anxious to keep up.

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September 3, 2020
By dev-team Filed under Release

CiviCRM version 5.29.0 is now out and ready to download. This is a regular monthly release.

Upgrade now for the most stable CiviCRM experience: https://civicrm.org/download

Users of the CiviCRM Extended Security Releases (ESR) do not need to upgrade, as there are no ESR-specific bugfixes or security issues at the moment.

Important announcements and reminders:

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August 30, 2020
By EileenFiled under

Deduper extension release 1.4

Release 1.4 of the deduper extension is now released. This contains a number of additional resolvers that the Wikimedia Foundations uses to enable more duplicate contacts to be merged without manual intervention.

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August 30, 2020
By sarvesh21Filed under

Hi Everyone,I am a 2020 student of Google Summer of Code (GSoC), https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com and have been contributing my time to the CiviCRM project. I’m back with another post regarding my GSoC journey so far. This is my final week and I’m really glad that I made it till the end.

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August 30, 2020
By kartik1000 Filed under GSoC

Hello All! This Blog is in continuation to my previous blog. This is the final blog of my project and I will try to summarise all the work, I have done during the Probots and GitLab to GitHub Integration Project. I will also share my amazing experience with the CiviCRM team and especially my mentors Eileen McNaughton and Saurabh Batra.

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August 27, 2020
By DaveDFiled under

CiviCRM has patches that it needs to apply to 3rd party libraries. Composer has a plugin to apply those patches for you. Simple, right?

By now anyone who has tried to install CiviCRM on Drupal 8 has met Composer. You need to update its configuration to make patches work.

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August 26, 2020
By jamieFiled under

At the Progressive Technology Project, we have been struggling with getting our mass emails out more quickly for quite some time. However, since we went from 5.13 ESR to 5.21 things seemed to have gotten worse. And there is no change with the latest 5.27 ESR. After countless hours trying to sift through all the factors (of course there are way more factors then just the CiviCRM core version!), I'm turning to the community for ideas.

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August 19, 2020
By dev-team Filed under Extended Security Release, Release, Security Releases

Important Notice: This is a security release. We recommend you immediately upgrade to one of the following versions:

CiviCRM 5.28.1 (download)CiviCRM 5.27.5 ESR (signup)

Below are the security advisories details:

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August 18, 2020
By justinfreeman Filed under Community, Meetups

This is an open invitation for everyone in the Asia/Pacific region to join other Australians, New Zealanders etc. on-line to catch-up and discuss all things CiviCRM. If you are a CiviCRM user, developer or casual user with questions, then you are most welcome to join us.The meeting is only 1 hour and has a set agenda (depending on number of people attending this may be shortened).

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