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January 2019: Developer Appreciation Day (DAD)

Kudos to coders!

As January has given way to February 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:

  • 64 contributors

  • 29 patch authors

  • 149 reviews (5 features, 37 bugfixes, 99 tasks)

  • 22 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 Jörg Bösche, Romain Canon, Steffen Dietrich, Jonas Esser, featdd, Sebastian Fischer, Benjamin Franzke, Achim Fritz, Michael Giek, Harry Glatz, Josef Glatz, Daniel Goerz, Daniel Gorges, Raphael Graf, Stephan Großberndt, Richard Haeser, Marc Bastian Heinrichs, Björn Jacob, JarvisH, Thorben Kapp, Stefanos Karasavvidis, Jan Kiesewetter, Oliver Klee, Ioulia Kondratovitch, Jörg Kummer, Martin Kutschker, Ralf Merz, Devid Messner, Gerrit Mohrmann, Mona Muzaffar, Tom Novotny, Sybille Peters, Rune Piper, Steffen Ritter, Marcin Sągol, Guido Schmechel, Alexander Schnitzler, Alexander Stehlik, Jan Stockfisch, theline, Riny van Tiggelen, Fabien Udriot, Robert Vock and Christian Wolff.

High five for your dedicated work! 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 TYPO3 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, Andreas Fernandez, Oliver Hader, Jan Helke, Jigal van Hemert, Helmut Hummel, Markus Klein, Benjamin Kott, Christian Kuhn, Anja Leichsenring, Benni Mack, Tymoteusz Motylewski, Frank Nägler, Stefan Neufeind, Georg Ringer, Andreas Wolf, Wouter Wolters and Ralf Zimmermann.

Improving documentation

A very big "thank you" to all documentation contributors for their help to extend and improve the documentations of TYPO3: Isik Akgün, ayacoo, Mathias Brodala, Christian Bülter, Torben Hansen, heural, Franz Holzinger, Martin Kutschker, Anja Leichsenring, lukaszuznanski, Søren Malling, mgrieser, Chris Müller, Sybille Peters, Georg Ringer, Marcin Sągol, Toben Schmidt, Alexander Schnitzler, Manuel Selbach, Daniel Siepmann and sudotec-gbr.

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: 9am 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 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! We’re excited to move forward with both Developer Appreciation Day as well as Review Friday, and look forward to celebrating our technical staff, employers and partners again. Stay tuned for February’s recap that we’ll be publishing at the beginning of the next month.


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