Frank loves solving hard problems with code, enjoys building cool stuff and works as CTO for TYPO3 GmbH. He's been involved in developing the TYPO3 CMS core since October 2014 and has been programming professionally since 2000. When he first started with TYPO3, version 3.7 was still in place.
In his spare time, he enjoys bowling in the local professional league and has also been an active member of the German Red Cross (GRC) for more than 25 years.
Due to the current pandemic, all physical TYPO3 events had to be canceled. Now the development team of TYPO3 GmbH decided to pause the monthly Review Fridays until further notice, which also includes the remote version of the event.
When considering to upgrade your TYPO3 installation, one of the bigger parts you need to take care of is the upgrade of all installed extensions. Some of them might be your own, others are public extensions.
The TYPO3 Blog Extension has been made compatible to the new TYPO3 v9 LTS version and is now available for free download in the TER. Hooks have been updated and a couple of neat new features have been added, like comments on comments, reCAPTCHA, search engine friendly RSS feeds and lots more!
There are three common approaches to building custom PHP extensions. How to acquire the skills you need to make them? Wouldn’t it be great to give a less experienced developer an opportunity to learn, and give them on-the-job training?
We’re pleased to announce that two new versions of the TYPO3 Blog Extension have been released: 7.6.1 and 8.7.1. Find out more about the recent changes. In today’s post, we also give an insight into new features that will be introduced to the extension when the next LTS version, TYPO3 v9, is released later this year.