ChiliProject is not maintained anymore. Please be advised that there will be no more updates.

We do not recommend that you setup new ChiliProject instances and we urge all existing users to migrate their data to a maintained system, e.g. Redmine. We will provide a migration script later. In the meantime, you can use the instructions by Christian Daehn.


Version 5 (Holger Just, 2011-05-14 07:22 am) → Version 6/17 (Wieland Lindenthal, 2011-05-14 07:22 am)

h1. ChiliProject

ChiliProject is a web based project management system. It supports your team throughout the complete project life cycle, from setting up system that keeps track of issues, documents, and discussing a other information related to software development. Each project plan, over tracking issues and reporting work progress in ChiliProject has its own set of content. At the top of every page, you'll notice links to collaboratively sharing knowledge.

h2. Project planning

* Set up a *Roadmap* containing all
different types of information about the tasks and deadline. selected project, such as:
* Discuss your plan using a *Gantt* chart.

h2. Issue
[[Reporting and tracking and progress reporting

* Get your things done by setting up *issues*
issues|Issues]] for every task.
* Discuss
action items related to the work within the issue. development, such as bugs, feature requests, and support requests
* Get automatically *notified by e-mail* when [[Viewing news|News]] for release notes (which generally include a colleague updates list of resolved issues that make up part of the status of an issue. release) and other news
* Update an issue by *replying to a notification by e-mail*. [[Viewing documents|Documents]] for published documentation such as user guides and reference guides
* Keep informed about what is currently going on by subscribing a project's *activity* as a *news feed*.

h2. Sharing knowledge collaboratively

* Use *Wiki* to create, to document
[[Viewing wiki pages|Wiki]] for developer notes and to share other general information with your team members. about the project
* If you develop software, integrate your *code repository* [[Using forums|Forums]] for discussion about non-urgent matters such as *Subversion* or *Git*. Browse your repository within your internet browser. Update issues by referencing them in your commit messages.
* Share
tips & tricks and update *documents* and *files*. workarounds.

h2. Interact with externals

* Provide official
p(tip). Not every project *news* to everybody interested has all sections — the developers in the project.
* Provide *forums* so that people can discuss on your
charge of a project and help each other.

h2. Setup your work flows
determine what to support your business processes.

* Setup issues types by creating *trackers* so issues can follow a specific *work flow*.
* Define *roles* and their *permissions* within a work flow.

h2. Extend it.

* Optimize your installation to support your specific needs by extending it with [[Plugins]] provided by third parties.

h2. It is free. It is open source.

ChiliProject is developed by enthusiastic
include. Also, developers from all over the world within see other information, such as a growing community. The program code is licensed under view of the open source licence "GNU General Public License, version 2":, which basically means that you can use file [[Specifying_the_repository|Repository]] and even extend it to your own needs without having to pay anything.

For further
[[Tracking_time_spent|Schedule]] information for tracking time spent on using ChiliProject please read the documentation on [[Using ChiliProject]]. project.

p(see-also). *We welcome feedback!* If you find something that needs to change, or a way we might improve ChiliProjects: this documentation: please "add an issue":/projects/chiliproject/issues/new to the project.