Microsoft Sponsorship + Announcing The Ghost Launch Party
As we draw closer to Ghost's Kickstarter Launch date of September 20th (and public launch a few weeks later), we've go some more exciting news to share with you.
Microsoft Backs Ghost
I'm incredibly proud to announce that last week Microsoft Internet Explorer joined the Ghost Partner List. We've been talking to their great team about this since before Ghost even went live on Kickstarter, and their generous support is going to help give Ghost a bright and exciting future.
As a part of the partnership, Microsoft will be creating an official Ghost plugin for Modern.ie - the amazing service that many of you have been talking about for the last few months which allows fast, painless IE browser testing. The plugin will make it so that you can run these tests on any Ghost theme which you're developing quickly and easily. Nice.
The Ghost Launch Party
To celebrate the first launch of Ghost, and mark the occasion properly, we asked the lovely people at the Trafalgar Hotel in central London if we could borrow their roof for the evening. They said yes.
On September 19th at 7pm, we'll be hosting just over 100 guests with spectacular views against a backdrop of Big Ben, The London Eye, and Trafalgar Square. All of the UK based core Ghost team will be there, as well as several flying all the way in from the US. We'll be serving a variety of food, beverages, geeky cocktails, giving away awesome prizes from our partners and, of course, we'll be launching Ghost live on the night - letting every attendee try it out for themselves!
Want to Join us?
If you backed at the Elite Developer (£666) level or higher, you automatically have an invitation. For everyone else, we're going to roll out (free of charge) tickets in the next few days. We'll be doing them in batches and announcing them in all sorts of different places at different times of day, so everyone has a chance to grab one.
As we have a very limited number of places available we just ask that you please only reserve a ticket if you're absolutely SURE you can make it to central London on September 19th! If you can't, please give someone else the chance to go.
More to follow.