This week's news in the eZ ecosystem: The winner of the eZ Connector February Competition was announced but the competition continues, eZ Platform 2.1.0-beta1 available for testing and more.


Winner of the eZ Connector February Competition

Last week the winner of the first eZ Connector Competition was announced: Sébastien Morel from Novactive with the Slack for eZ connector. As the winner of the competition, Novactive will receive $2,500 and a contract for $5,000 to build an additional connector with eZ in the Build with eZ phase.

More information about the connector can be found in the announcement. The next competition will kick off on April 1. Registration for next month’s competition is already open.

eZ Platform 2.1.0-beta1 Available

eZ Platform 2.1.0-beta1 is available on GitHub. If you are curious about the improvements and bug fixes included in 2.1.0, be sure to check out the change log.

As always, we invite developers to take this beta release for a spin, test it and report any issues on our issue tracker. If you are not sure how to submit an issue, please check our documentation.

Nominate Yourself for the eZ Community Board

The current Community Board has been in place since March 2017. With a term of one year, it is now time to renew the Board. Being part of the eZ Community Board is a special opportunity to help guide the development of the eZ Community. Are you interested in joining? Check out the full details and leave your comment.

Submit Your Nomination for eZ Awards 2018

eZ Conference is less than three months away, which means it's time to cast your nominations for the eZ Awards. We have 7 categories this year, and 5 are open to your nominations—you can choose to nominate for one category or all five. Find out this year’s categories and submit your nominations.

If you’re interested in speaking at eZ Conference, fill out this form.

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GDPR Is Around the Corner - Don't Panic

Recorded webinar presented on March 6, 2018 by eZ guest speaker Janne Kalliola, CEO at Exove and GDPR expert. Janne discussed practical approaches to dealing with the upcoming GDPR regulation, including both the legal and technical aspects. He also addressed how GDPR affects content management systems.

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Each week we publish a roundup of highlights from the eZ ecosystem. If you have any news or events to share, please contact me.

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