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August 2018: Developer Appreciation Day (DAD)

Kudos to Coders!

As August has given way to September 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:

  • 79 contributors

  • 41 patch authors

  • 270 reviews (23 features, 87 bugfixes, 158 tasks)

  • 18 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 Gerald Aistleitner, Kevin Appelt, Jörg Bösche, Kevin Ditscheid, Claus Due, Achim Fritz, Stefan Frömken, Josef Glatz, Rudy Gnodde, Daniel Goerz, Daniel Gorges, Stephan Großberndt, Richard Haeser, Christian Heindl, Ralf Hettinger, Marc Hirdes, Frederik Holz, Björn Jacob, Michael Kersten, Oliver Klee, Wolfgang Klinger, Ioulia Kondratovitch, Jörg Kummer, Christoph Lehmann, Jasmina Ließmann, Thomas Löffler, Daniel Lorenz, Ralf Merz, Mona Muzaffar, Moritz Ngo, Dennis Oezet, Xavier Perseguers, Sybille Peters, Maik Peuser, Timo Poppinga, Paweł Rogowicz, Daniel Sattler, Guido Schmechel, Alexander Schnitzler, Mathias Schreiber, Tim Schreiner, Johannes Seipelt, Manuel Selbach, Daniel Siepmann, Hartmut Steglich, Alexander Stehlik, Jan Stockfisch, Francois Suter, Riny van Tiggelen, Łukasz Uznański, Markus Volkmer, Richard Vollebregt, Aljoscha Weber, Willi Wehmeier, Tobias Wollender and Julian Wundrak 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: Mathias Brodala, Riccardo De Contardi, Nicole Cordes, Andreas Fernandez, Oliver Hader, Jan Helke, Jigal van Hemert, Helmut Hummel, Markus Klein, Benjamin Kott, Christian Kuhn, Anja Leichsenring, Benni Mack, Susanne Moog, Tymoteusz Motylewski, Frank Nägler, Stefan Neufeind, Georg Ringer, Frans Saris, Andreas Wolf, Wouter Wolters and Ralf Zimmermann.

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, hasenbalg, Franz Holzinger, Daniel Huf, Albrecht Köhnlein, Christian Kuhn, Fawad Mirzad, Tymoteusz Motylewski, n3amil, Frank Nägler, Michael Oehlhof, Sybille Peters, Sebastian Roßkopf, Michael Schams, Tizian Schmidlin, Johannes Seipelt and Daniel Siepmann.

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 September’s recap that we’ll be publishing at the beginning of next month.


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