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Open Source project Management

Is there a software for open source project management like FogzBugs?. One of my friends is interested in it.

I did send Fogbug link to my friend. He will evaluate it on basis of merit -> Meaning money is not the problem.

But i am asking for one just in case Joel's tool does not meet his needs. What are the other software project management (Web based that are available)?

Open Source is preferable (because i am a open source cowboy).  Other than that any other $$ product is also preferable.

Thanks

Karthik 
Monday, July 19, 2004

Just in case someone thought otherwise--> my first loyalty is to ensure Joel is well fed. Second is to open source.
I dont want this forum to disappear.

Karthik 
Monday, July 19, 2004

http://www.bugzilla.org/ ?

.
Monday, July 19, 2004


Mantis

737-800
Monday, July 19, 2004

We just did the bugzilla versus mantis evaluation. Bugzilla seems a pain to install. Ended up installing mantis. It seems fast, easy to use and perfectly adequate.

I have never used FogBugz, so not sure how it would compare.

rs
Monday, July 19, 2004

Jira - http://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/

Gwyn Evans
Monday, July 19, 2004

My (totally biased) choices:
*  Dotproject for project management
*  Mantis for bug/issue/requirements tracking
*  phpBB for discussions
*  eGroupware for scheduling and collaboration

First of all, user sychronization across all four systems.  It's a must have.  It is high priority for me.

-  Next, when a user creates a project in Dotproject, my mod creates a new forum in phpBB and a new project in Mantis.
-  Next (this is not complete), when a project plan is created in dotproject, it will fill in all milestones on the various users' ToDo lists and Calendars.
-  Next, by some simple querying, you can breakdown someone's logged time from Dotproject and match it to open/closed bugs from Mantis.

For details, drop me a note.


DISCLAIMER:  I am a contributor to 3/4 of these projects, have used 2 of them for 12+ months, and I am currently working on a mod to tie them together....  I have worked extensively in the database schema and the inter-system interactions.

KC
Monday, July 19, 2004

There is one that I've not used since I don't work on a project outside of work, but I thought if I did, I would give it a shot.  It's calle TUTOS and is found on Sourceforge.  It has most of these things integrated into one project with a web interface.

Project Challenged
Monday, July 19, 2004

http://scarab.tigris.org

http://freshmeat.net/search/?fourohfour=1&q=appindex%2Fdevelopment%2Fbug%2520tracking.html

Max Belugin (http://belugin.newmail.ru)
Tuesday, July 20, 2004


I started off with using TUTOS, but I found dotproject and eGroupWare be significantly better, so I got involved with them.


I tested Scarab for quite a while too as I'm fundamentally a Java guy.  It requires an App Server, which can be difficult on hosting providers.  And also, it takes a massive amount of configuration out of the box.  *When I used it*, there were no included reports and you had to define every field.  I got in a discussion about creating some default reporting, but most of the people on the User & Devs list didn't want to get involved, so it died.

I believe it could have some serious power though.

KC
Tuesday, July 20, 2004

anyone use SorceForge?

http://www.vasoftware.com/

my last employeer (a top investment bank) was looking to use it.

Patrick
Tuesday, July 20, 2004

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