The TYPO3 PackageBuilder team recently met in Freiburg for a three day code sprint. The outcome was big step towards a new user interface, a refactored code base for integrating new features and a clear vision for the future.
Insprired by previous code sprints, the TYPO3 community in Freiburg, Germany decided to organize a local code sprint. From Friday, July 13th to Sunday, July 15th ten TYPO3 developers met for a code sprint. After all it was a great success for the TYPO3 project.
The title "TYPO3 4.3 Multimedia Cookbook" by Dan Osipov is another book about TYPO3 published by Packt Publishing in January 2010. It's generally good to see more English books about TYPO3 in the market since there are still very few compared to German publications. The topic of cooking multimedia in TYPO3 is nowadays very relevant, since the demand to manage rich media in content management systems grows and there's no other publication in the English book market with the same focus. So let's see what's in...
The market for english books on TYPO3 is still very thin - compared to german books. This possibly depends on the great popularity TYPO3 enjoys in germany. Unfortunately a lot of these german books are oversized. Few of them are concentrating on one audience (editors, administrators, developers) and their specific task, but covering the full range of topics on TYPO3. For a TYPO3 extension developer that meant to skip 3/4 of the content of most books. In contrast, "TYPO3 Extension Development" by Dmitry Dulepov, recently published by Packt Publishing has chosen a different approach.