TYPO3 Insider Scoop - 2023 July Edition

TYPO3 Insider Scoop - 2023 July Edition

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Welcome, TYPO3 enthusiasts and web developers alike, to the most anticipated edition of the TYPO3 Insider Scoop! TYPO3 continues to evolve, offering new features, enhancements, and extensions that push the boundaries of TYPO3 development with each passing month.

This month's edition will be your go-to source for staying in the loop on everything TYPO3-related. We'll also highlight remarkable efforts of the TYPO3 community. From latest releases to upcoming events, in-depth looking at the newest releases, we've got you all covered. Let's explore the TYPO3’s universe together and discover the latest advancements that will empower you to create extraordinary TYPO3 experiences. So, tighten up your seatbelts as we dive in the TYPO3 insider scoop for July 2023!

TYPO3 12.4.4 and 11.5.30 security releases published

Certainly, The TYPO3 team has published the maintenance releases - version 12.4.3 and version 11.5.29 which conclude bugfix mainly. TYPO3 Version 12.4.3 brings a host of bug fixes, performance enhancements, and security updates, ensuring that your TYPO3 websites continue to run smoothly and securely.  For those who are still using TYPO3 version 11, the 11.5.29 maintenance release is a lifeline. This release includes essential security patches and maintenance updates and ensures their websites are secure and running smoothly.

Recently, the article also announces on TYPO3 12.4.4 and 11.5.30 security releases that the TYPO3 team has just released. These security releases address important security issues including corresponding security advisories which encourage upgrading TYPO3 12.4.4 and 11.5.30. Further details you can get from - https://get.typo3.org/

Server Team Status Report — July 2023

Over the past month, TYPO3’s dedicated team of experts has been working tirelessly to maintain and optimize servers. The team was actively working on creating a more convenient workflow for themselves and their users. Meanwhile, the TYPO3 community was introduced to manage user identity and provide a single sign-on service. Instead of LDAP they are now moving to SAML protocols.

TYPO3 and Fellow CMS Projects Warn of Adverse Effects of European Union Legislation

The Press release emphasizes an open letter by major Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) content management platforms, including Drupal, Joomla, TYPO3 and WordPress, addressing concerns about the proposed EU Cyber Resilience Act. While supporting software security goals, they warn against potential adverse effects on the EU's economy, innovation, and core values due to the Act's ban on "unfinished software" and unclear definitions of "commercial activity." The letter highlights FOSS projects' role in promoting EU core values, such as human dignity, freedom, democracy, and equality, and urges collaboration on shared goals. Emphasizing the importance of FOSS independence, the signatories invite EU Commission members to a seminar in Brussels to explore maintaining FOSS's status as a key driver of European innovation and prosperity.

Cross-Community Meeting with Drupal, Joomla, and Wordpress

The event brought attention to the Open Letter addressed to the European Union and underscored the significance of collaboration among FOSS CMS platforms. Mainly, event for the open-source community, the developers and representatives of three leading Content Management Systems (CMS) – Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress – recently came together for a cross-community meeting. The online Event will be on 2nd August 2023 at 15:00 CEST as per the event news. You can read full article here

TYPO3 Prominence at e-Governance Conference in Estonia

TYPO3's prominent role as a leading content management system (CMS) in championing digital sovereignty. At the e-Governance Conference, TYPO3 showcased its unparalleled skills in delivering user-centric and accessible government websites. Governments and organizations maintain ownership of their data, and completely control their digital assets with TYPO3. The e-governance conference was remarkable from 30+ countries.

Cooperation, Connections and Coffee — a TYPO3 Education Committee Community Sprint Report

TYPO3 Community Sprint's success in connecting teams from the community and beyond. TYPO3 GmbH played a vital role in supporting the event and creating cooperation opportunities. Participants discussed TYPO3's alignment with digital sovereignty and worked on a new version of reST Parser and Renderer. Collaboration with the Doctrine team aimed to establish skill definitions for open-source collaboration. Workflow optimization and young talent involvement were showcased, with students contributing to TYPO3 development. The event facilitated the transfer of the certification program's syllabus to SkillDisplay and reworking exam questions for the TYPO3 CMS Certified Consultant Program. Collaboration with other TYPO3 community teams ensured community standards and best practices were incorporated. The Education Committee welcomes feedback from educational institutions and agencies to enhance learning experiences and connect with the community.

Announcing the New TYPO3 Podcast

We are excited to share the news that TYPO3 has launched a brand-new podcast! This podcast promises to be an engaging platform for TYPO3 enthusiasts, developers, and users alike. With insightful discussions, expert interviews, and the latest updates from the TYPO3 world, listeners can expect a treasure trove of valuable information. Whether you're looking to enhance your TYPO3 skills, stay updated with the latest trends, or simply indulge in your passion for the CMS, this podcast has got you covered. So, don't miss out on the opportunity to join the TYPO3 community on this podcasting adventure. Subscribe now and stay connected to all things TYPO3! Happy listening!

Calling all Developers: TYPO3 Developers Day 2023

We are thrilled to invite all TYPO3 developers to join us for an exciting and enriching experience at the TYPO3 Developers Day 2023, taking place from 3rd to 5th August in Karlsruhe, Germany. This highly anticipated event is a perfect opportunity for developers to come together, share knowledge, and expand their skills in the world of TYPO3. With a lineup of insightful workshops, expert-led sessions, and interactive discussions, attendees can look forward to gaining valuable insights into the latest developments, best practices, and innovative techniques within the TYPO3 ecosystem. It's our honor to sponsor the Core Team for T3DD23!

V12 Compatible TYPO3 Extensions

T3Planet, a prominent extension provider in the TYPO3 community, has achieved a significant milestone by making all of their extensions compatible with TYPO3 V12. With their dedication to keeping pace with the latest developments in the TYPO3 ecosystem, T3Planet demonstrates its commitment to providing top-notch solutions to TYPO3 users. By ensuring compatibility with TYPO3 V12, T3Planet empowers users to leverage the latest features and functionalities of the CMS, while also offering enhanced security and performance. This achievement reflects T3Planet's continuous efforts to support the TYPO3 community and reinforces their position as a reliable and forward-thinking extension provider. TYPO3 users can now confidently rely on T3Planet's extensions and Templates for seamless integration and exceptional performance within their TYPO3 V12-powered websites.

Wrap up!

The Insider Scoop's Journey doesn't end here. We'll keep you updated on the latest version releases, security updates, and best practices with the latest happenings in the TYPO3 world. Stay tuned and TYPO3 on!

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