2023 was a year full of highlights, achievements and enthusiasm for the TYPO3 community. From community sprints to release parties, it was a year that highlighted the strength and growth of TYPO3 in an impressive way. Let's look back together at the highlights of this exciting year.
Throughout the year, the TYPO3 community organized seven immersive TYPO3 Camps, offering members an opportunity to connect, collaborate, and share their knowledge. We also organized two Community Sprints at our headquarters in Düsseldorf. If you missed out on these events, fear not! Check out our upcoming events and be sure to join us for the next TYPO3 event in 2024.
A milestone was reached when TYPO3 celebrated its 25th anniversary. This momentous occasion was duly celebrated by the community, and it was an opportunity to reflect on TYPO3's journey and recognize the progress made over the past 25 years. The community gathered on April 18, 2023, at TYPO3 Headquarters to celebrate this historic milestone.
The release of TYPO3 LTS v12 was undoubtedly a highlight of the year. The official release party with livestream at Rheinschafe, Duisburg, marked the starting signal for more than 10 further release parties in DACH and India. Beyond the confetti and festivities, the release introduced cutting-edge features and innovations that propel TYPO3 into new realms. For a detailed exploration of the latest advancements, dive into our news article and discover how TYPO3 LTS v12 is reshaping the digital landscape.
Since July, we have been reporting regularly on the latest news and developments in the TYPO3 project. The "Inside TYPO3" podcast became a new platform for discussions, insights and interviews within the TYPO3 scene. This channel allowed the community to stay informed and connected. In addition to interviews with Benni Mack and Abdulhamid Kwieder, we also spoke with Matt Raines from Prater Raines, one of our new members from the United Kingdom. This podcast isn't just about the code; it's about the people who shape the TYPO3 ecosystem. Tune in on your preferred podcast platform to stay connected with the news and developments from the TYPO3 community.
The TYPO3 Developer Days in Karlsruhe offered a range of workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities. For the first time in the history of the Developer Days, more than 350 people joined us in Karlsruhe to learn about TYPO3, network and exchange new ideas. We had an absolute blast and – in the 2024 edition – are aiming to reach even more TYPO3 enthusiasts. Additionally, during this event, we proudly reached a milestone of 1,000 TYPO3 Association members – In the history of TYPO3 – that’s more members than ever – showing how bright, alive and growing our ecosystem truly is. Are you interested in becoming a member? Discover all membership levels and their benefits here.
For the first time in history, the long-awaited TYPO3 Conference found its home in Düsseldorf, the very heart of TYPO3 innovation and the headquarters of TYPO3 GmbH. The event was more than a convergence of minds; it was a celebration of excellence, with the highlight being the prestigious award gala. Seventeen winners, each with outstanding projects, were recognized for their contributions to the TYPO3 ecosystem. Relive the experience and delve into the rich insights shared during this groundbreaking event through our recap blog post.
Overall, 2023 was a year of collaboration, celebration and progress for TYPO3. The community has once again proven that its strength lies in unity. As we look back on these highlights, we can look forward to the years ahead as TYPO3 continues to shape the world of web development frameworks. Here's to another year of success and shared achievements! Cheers to the TYPO3 community!