They said about Trac …
Here you can find some interesting external resources about Trac.
- UK Linux & Open Source Awards 2006 — winner of the Best Linux/OSS Developer Tool category and held in London. Pictures of the trophy can be found here.
Presentations of Trac
- Steven Ellis gave the following presentation Trac Project And Process Management For Developers And Sys Admins at OSCON 2008.
- John Villalovos wrote an Introduction to Trac.
Talks involving Trac
- Trac for distributed design, at XP2006.
- Full Text Search for Trac with Apache Solr by Alex Willmer at EuroPython 2012.
- Trac presentation of Trac 0.13dev (running time 8'13").
- There are many other videos about Trac.
Books about Trac
- Managing Software Development with Trac and Subversion.
- See also #books containing mention about Trac, below.
Articles in the Press
- Spuren im Wald, Trac: Versionsverwaltung und Wiki in einem (Traces in the Forest, Trac: Version management and Wiki in one), an introductory article on Trac by Jochem Huhmann in German, published in the April 2007 issue of iX, a monthly German IT publication.
Articles on the Web
- What issue tracking system is best for you? A review of Bugzilla, Trac, and JIRA, By John Ferguson Smart, JavaWorld.com, 14-mar-2007. Excerpt from the conclusion:
Trac is a solid lightweight issue-management solution well adapted to small teams, especially when Subversion is used.
- 11 Best Bug Tracking tools for Software management: mentions Trac among some similar tools.
- Embracing the simplicity of Trac: Why Trac is still so worthwhile as a developer.
Publications involving Trac
- Wattle Tree: What'll it Tell Us? (PDF).
- The Big Five and Visualisations of Team Work Activity (longer) (PDF).
Mentions in Books
- From Expert Python Programming: Best practices for designing, coding, and distributing your Python software, a book by Tarek Ziadé, contains a ten-page introduction to Trac (pp. 213-222).
- From The Definitive Guide to SQLite, a new book by Mike Owens, quoting Chapter 1, page 5:
You can find SQLite as an alternate back-end storage facility for a wide array of open source projects such as Yum—the package manager for Fedora Core, Movable Type, DSPAM, Edgewall Software’s excellent Trac SCM and project management system, and KDE's Amarok audio player, to name just a few.
Mike Owens is the original author of PySqlite, the Python bindings for SQLite.
- From Producing Open Source Software, a new book by Karl Fogel, quoting Appendix B. Free Bug Trackers:
Trac is a bit more than a bug tracker: it's really an integrated wiki and bug tracking system. It uses wiki linking to connect issues, files, version control changesets, and plain wiki pages. It's fairly simple to set up, and integrates with Subversion.
Karl Fogel is one of the main Subversion developers.
- From Why Programs Fail, a book by Andreas Zeller, he talks about Trac in the Chapter 2 "Tracking Problems".
See also: TracFeatures, TracUsers with some user testimonials.