For the daily business of an open source project, it is required to have strong supporters enabling the various community members of the TYPO3 project to continued and enhance their contributions by using those tools or services. This section is dedicated to our supporters offering their tools and services for free in the scope of open source software.
sgalinski is a web agencey that also is developing TYPO3 specific plugins for the PhpStorm IDE - the TypoScript and Fluid plugins simplifiy the development of web applications based on TYPO3 with autocompletion, syntax highlighting and validation. sgalinski supports the TYPO3 Core Development Team with free licenses of their TYPO3 plugins.
Slack offers one-on-one messaging, private groups, persistent chat rooms, direct messaging as well as group chats organized by topic. All content inside Slack is searchable from one search box. Slack integrates with a number of third-party services Slack provides a free license for TYPO3.
Tower is a Git client for Mac OS X that eases the tasks of handling change sets, cherry-picks, submodules and merging different sources. Using complex and difficult Git expressions on the command line belongs to the past, thanks to this great tool with a clean user-interface and overview. fournova, vendor of Tower, supports the TYPO3 Core Development Team with a free license.
Atlassian provides great tools for productivity. From ticketmanagement systems like JIRA to knowledge base Confluence. With integrations between the systems, teams can collaborate, plan and process projects using agile methods like Scrum and Kanban. It allows us to plan our Sprints and manage feature requests and bugs. In addition it's possible to integrate it with other services. Atlassian supports TYPO3 with a free license of JIRA.
Balsamiq Mockups is a great tool for creating visual wireframes and mockups and comes with a huge amout of predefined user interface components out of the box. This way it enables to collect and share conceptual ideas on user experience topics as easily as one would be using pen and paper. Balsamiq supports TYPO3 Active Contributors and especially the TYPO3 Usability Group with a free license.