Sometimes TypoScript just doesn't cut it. Whether you are lazy and don't want to invest half a year of tedious learning just to get your editors their favorite backend, or you have to integrate that SEO optimized magazine with cutting edge social network features, you can now get the best of both worlds. The TYPO3/CakePHP integration project integrates a CakePHP frontend with content managed in a TYPO3 backend. This way, you get all the development productivity of a mature Model/View/Controller framework combined with the elegance of an enterprise class content management backend
univis2typo3 is a tool to import data from UnivIS into a TYPO3 Web site. This lets you create a Web site for a university department with a few clicks. It automaticaly imports information about people, lectures, projects, publications, and other department information. It has a user-friendly interface to create and edit personal and course Web pages. It can automatically backup and update the data. The Web site will remain available even if the UnivIS server becomes unavailable.
capistrano-typo3-cms is an extension for the deployment tool Capistrano. It facilitates the deployment of TYPO3 CMS projects. This tool is only tested on Unix based systems. A German introduction is available. It includes the following additional packages: capistrano, capistrano-ext, and railsless-deploy.