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DescriptionBugzilla is an open source web-based bug tracking tool originally developed by the Mozilla project.Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects.
CategoryIssue ManagementProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 27.38
Rank #34
Score 14.86
Rank #53
DeveloperEdgewall Software
Websitebugzilla.orgtrac.edgewall.org
Technical documentationbugzilla.readthedocs.io/­en/­latesttrac.edgewall.org/­wiki/­TracGuide
Social network pages
Facebook761followers
LinkedIn520followers
Twitter1,054followers
Facebook119followers
LinkedIn63followers
Twitter172followers
Initial release19982006
LicenseOpen SourceinfoMozilla Public LicenseOpen Sourceinfomodified BSD license
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languagePerlPython
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
Androidinfo3rd-party apps
iOSinfo3rd-party apps
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoXML-RPC, JSON-RPC or RESTyesinfoPython
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
RADIUSinfoRemote Authentication Dial In User Service
Passwordinfobased on HTTP authentication
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocolinfoavailable via plugins
NotificationsEmailEmail
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyes
Task dependenciesinfoDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startyesinfoavailable via plugins
Critical path managementinfoThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesno
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesinfoavailable via plugins
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule no
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesinfoavailable via plugins
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesinfoavailable via plugins
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfoavailable via plugins
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesnoyesinfoavailable via plugins
Custom fieldsyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyesinfoavailable via plugins
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingnoinfointerfaces to various version control systems exist
File versioningno

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