Author: Marcus Schwemer

Create Guided Tours for TYPO3 Backend Users

Because reading manuals is normally hard and boring, most people do not read manuals. Therefore many websites and products offer to take a tour through the main features and options. With the extension “guide”, this is now also possible for TYPO3 in your own modules. The extension “guide” provides a possibility to create a guided tour for your TYPO3 backend module. The two prerequisites are that you provide the configuration for the guided tour and the extension “guide” is installed. Let’s start with the latter one… Install EXT:guide Via EM Since Sept. 21st there is a new 8LTS compatible...

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TYPO3 University Days 2017

The TYPO3 University Days 2017 took place on September 28th and 29th in Darmstadt. About 120 people from universities and sponsors met at the Hochschule Darmstadt to discuss and work on TYPO3 related topics. TYPO3 Academic Committee members of University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt organized and hosted the event the second time in a row. Program of the TYPO3 University Days 2017 In the opening session the president of the university gave us a warm welcome to Darmstadt. He pointed out that it is a very successful “business-model” when universities are (net-)working together. He was happy to provide room...

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Upcoming TYPO3 Events in 2017 and 2018

The summer holiday season is finally over and so the TYPO3 events season is in full swing. Take the chance, participate in one and make new friends and meet old ones. So take your time on and think about a trip to one and / or another event. In the last weeks the TYPO3camp in Munich made the start as every right at the end of the bavarian summer school holidays. The last days where “dominated” by the TYPO3 Agency Meetup Days. But don’t bother, there are many many other events coming. TYPO3 Events in 2017 TYPO3 University Days...

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Code Quality of TYPO3 Extensions

Code quality tools measure the code quality against defined rulesets. SInce a couple of months a website exists, which is monitoring all TYPO3 extensions available in the TER. What is checked and how can you benefit from this service? The service is based on sonarqube.org, an open source project. It’s goal is to support enhance code quality continuously. It is possible to integrate it in continuous integration environments like JenkinsCI or Travis. But it is also possible to provide the analysis via a stand-alone website, where the various projects are imported and analyzed. This is the approach, that Marketing...

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TYPO3 Marketplace: Features and Funding

Since the start of “TYPO3 Inc.” (aka TYPO3 GmbH) creating the TYPO3 marketplace is one of the hot topics. It should / will be a one – stop platform for all services and products around TYPO3. Due to much (unexpected) work, the fellows at TYPO3 did not find the time to start the project. So a initiative was started by three agencies to fund and develop it independently. Goals of the T3Marketplace The TYPO3 Marketplace will be a one-stop platform for all services and products around TYPO3. If you hear that, you will probably think first about selling extensions and...

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