Category: Open Source Software

Open source software (OSS) has come a long way since pioneers unleashed the development in the late 80s. These days you don't have to look hard to see examples of OSS being utilized. Businesses use TYPO3 CMS for their web instance, Linux as their operating system, MySQL as their database: it’s an act of liberation.

On Perfect Code and Real Software

Due to the nature of code, software will never be entirely bug-free. However, a systematic review process ensures avoiding vulnerabilities and provides high-quality software. The code in a powerhouse CMS like TYPO3 is complex. If you’re running your site on an older version, keep it safe by opting for Extended Long Term Support (ELTS) and prolonging your website's lifespan.

Hat Tip to TYPO3 Coders - November 2017

As an open source software community we’re grateful for all of the ongoing contributions to the TYPO3 project through our creative and productive teams. Today, a special thank-you goes to all of our hardworking coders who were busy in November, and we’d like to share some of remarkable numbers with you!

Open Source Software: Finding Common Ground

Within OSS, it should be about collaboration, not competition. In aligning efforts and agreeing to solve specific issues using a common agenda open source software can be strengthened as a whole.

Unmasking 3 Myths About OSS CMS

When it comes to open source software (OSS), content management systems (CMS) and doing business, some misconceptions stubbornly prevail. It's time to dispel a few of these myths.

OSS and the Call for Professional Support

Not too long ago, proprietary software ruled the roost when it came to websites. Meanwhile, the software landscape has been radically transformed by open source software. With this development, the call for professional support became louder and louder.

OSS vs. Them: Redefining Your Competitive Model

Open source software (OSS) projects often find themselves battling against each other when they should be collaborating. A win for one OSS solution is a victory for us all. Instead of fighting, we should be celebrating each other's wins and tackling our common enemy: proprietary software.

Choosing Open Source Software is an Act of Liberation

Open source software (OSS) has come a long way since pioneers unleashed the development in the late 80s. These days you don't have to look hard to see examples of open source software being embraced and utilized. Whether businesses use TYPO3 CMS for their web instance, Linux as their operating system, MySQL as their database, or Piwik for their web analytics, more and more companies are liberating themselves from commercial software.

Open source software isn’t about saving money, it’s about gaining control over your digital world. And today, open source software (OSS) is omnipresent and firmly rooted in today’s business world.