15 Local Development Setups for TYPO3

Fourteen setups and systems that help you to develop websites with TYPO3. Local development can really boost your efficiency and effectiveness! Most of the solutions are (at least) partially cross platform. Most of them work also with any other php / mysql project, like wordpress, drupal or joomla.



Unprotected .git or .svn directories put your website at risk of information disclosure


Version control software is very popular among web developers. The most used tool might be Git. Unfortunately the repository directory, e.g. .git is often unprotected in production environments. These folders not only contain the source code of a website but also database credentials, API access keys or tokens for popular cloud services like Amazon AWS, salts and hashes. Even more problematic is private data contained in sql dumps or csv files.

Studies e.g. by Internetwache.org or Jamie Brown show that a reasonable amount of websites is affected by this problem. (more…)

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