by Thomas Peham|
Over the last few years, developers got some super powers. Or at least, technologies enabled developers to do amazing things. And that’s incredible.
However, there is one big challenge that comes with every new website or app. Something we – the tech-savvy people – call “a bug”. And those bugs are giving us, the developers, a hard time. And those bugs are the reason, why we need to use bug tracking systems in order to find, document and solve these bugs.
Today I’m going to present you 7 excellent open source bug tracking tools which help you to get started with the bug tracking game.
Why Open Source bug trackers?
Open source solutions are a great and easy way to make yourself familiar with a new topic. Most open source tools are the easiest way to learn something new or to set up a new workflow within your team. And most importantly: They are free to use.
And why do you need a bug tracking tool?
A bug tracker is an essential tool for any web- and software project. In order to make progress with our software projects, we need a simple, yet effective, workflow which allows us to report, document and track errors and failures which our software or website is causing.
All in all, we took a closer look at the following open source bug tracking tools:
- Mantis BT