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April 2018: Developer Appreciation Day (DAD)

Kudos to Coders!

As April has given way to May it’s time to reflect on what the past month has brought us. Recapping the evaluation of our most recent contributions to the TYPO3 core, we find some remarkable numbers. You guys are truly amazing!

Numbers, Numbers, Numbers

Last month we had altogether:

  • 74 contributors

  • 47 patch authors

  • 166 reviews (13 features, 86 bugfixes, 65 tasks)

  • 19 documentation improvers

Your contributions - Your TYPO3

We could not accomplish our goals without the support, involvement and engagement of all you dedicated developers who contribute towards the TYPO3 project. It’s important to us that you all know just how much we appreciate your work.

Your contributions are the foundation of the TYPO3 open source platform - thank you!

This month's authors

This month, a special thank you goes to Rens Admiraal, Jörg Bösche, Mathias Brodala, Jan Delius, Lidia Demin, Kevin Ditscheid, Claus Due, Oskar Dydo, Benjamin Franzke, Steffen Frese, Stefan Frömken, Simon Gilli, Josef Glatz, Daniel Goerz, Daniel Gorges, Stephan Großberndt, Richard Haeser, Philipp Hamid, Jo Hasenau, Daniel Haupt, Timo Hund, Björn Jacob, Dirk Jüttner, Steffen Kamper, Oliver Klee, Wolfgang Klinger, Tobias Kretschmann, Anja Leichsenring, Sascha Löffler, Thomas Maroschik, Ricky Mathew, Mona Muzaffar, Thorben Nissen, Ingo Nolden, Michael Oehlhof, Pinar Özmen, Sybille Peters, Stanislas Rolland, Guido Schmechel, Mathias Schreiber, Tim Schreiner, Manuel Selbach, Jan Stockfisch, Kay Strobach, Michael Stucki, Georg Tiefenbrunn, Riny van Tiggelen, Tom Warwick, Florian Weiss, Joshua Westerheide, Wittkiel Gruppe - Heinrich Nissen and Ralf Zimmermann for your ongoing dedicated work.

All of your contributions, reviews, testing and reports on issues are highly appreciated. They’re what make TYPO3 into such a powerful and stable software solution.

Our dedicated Core Team

We’d also like to thank the following core team members for their ongoing committed support and faithful collaboration: Nicole Cordes, Riccardo De Contardi, Andreas Fernandez, Oliver Hader, Jan Helke, Helmut Hummel, Markus Klein, Benjamin Kott, Christian Kuhn, Benni Mack, Susanne Moog, Tymoteusz Motylewski, Frank Nägler, Stefan Neufeind, Alexander Opitz, Georg Ringer, Frans Saris, Jigal van Hemert, Andreas Wolf and Wouter Wolters.

Documentation improvers

A very big "thank you" to all documentation contributors for their help to extend and improve the documentations of TYPO3: Martin Bless, Mathias Brodala, Riccardo De Contardi, Sascha Ebner, Gilbertsoft Computertechnik, Stephan Großberndt, Julian Hofmann, Franz Holzinger, Jan Kiesewetter, Christian Kuhn, Fawad Mirzad, Andrew Murphy, Ingo Nolden, Dmitry Nozdrin, Sybille Peters, Mathias Schreiber, Daniel Siepmann and Kay Strobach.

Join us for Review Friday

Are you a TYPO3 developer and would you like to meet other coders face-to-face more frequently? Or maybe you’re new to the TYPO3 project and would like to test the waters? We open our office doors every first Friday of the month for a full day of tackling issues in the review queue.

Location: TYPO3 GmbH, Am Wehrhahn 41, 40211 Düsseldorf, Germany
Date: 1st Friday every month
Time: 9.a.m. to midnight
Goal: Get things done, indulge in that green bar feeling and have a good time!

What to expect

The review process improves the overall quality of the code and is an essential part of the development of TYPO3. Review Friday is open to anyone who wants to help out, and the process is simple.
Come along, pick a seat, boot up your laptop, and spend time with us contributing to what we all love so much, TYPO3. There is room for coding, testing, talking and sharing stories. Food and beverages will be taken care of by us.
Sign up via Facebook (link is in the event description) or by contacting Anja Leichsenring via Slack (@maddy). Or just come along to our office in Düsseldorf. We can’t wait to see you! And do let your friends and co-coders know about this regular event.

See you next time

We’re grateful to have so many developers involved in the our open source project–developers who believe in bringing good ideas to life, and who are truly passionate about our powerhouse content management system TYPO3. Remember: all it takes is a single patch to make a difference! Stay tuned for May’s recap that we’ll be publishing at the beginning of next month.


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