Trello

Trello is a web-based Kanban-style list-making application.wikipedia
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Joel Spolsky

Joel on Software
Trello was released at a TechCrunch event by Fog Creek founder Joel Spolsky.
He is the author of Joel on Software, a blog on software development, and the creator of the project management software Trello.

TechCrunch

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Trello was released at a TechCrunch event by Fog Creek founder Joel Spolsky.
Past participants include Dropbox, Beam, Vurb, Trello, Mint, Yammer, and Crate.io.

Glitch (company)

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Originally made by Fog Creek Software in 2011, it was spun out to form the basis of a separate company in 2014 and later sold to Atlassian in January 2017.
In 2011, Fog Creek released Trello, a collaborative project management hosted web application that operated under a freemium business model.

Kanban board

Kanban
Trello is a web-based Kanban-style list-making application.

Atlassian

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Originally made by Fog Creek Software in 2011, it was spun out to form the basis of a separate company in 2014 and later sold to Atlassian in January 2017.
In January 2017 Atlassian announced the purchase of Trello for $425 million.

Tech companies in the New York metropolitan area

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Index Ventures

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In 2014, it raised $10.3 million in funding from Index Ventures and Spark Capital.

Backbone.js

Backbone
According to a Fog Creek blog post in January 2012, the client was an extremely thin web layer which downloads the main app, written in CoffeeScript and compiled to minified JavaScript, using Backbone.js HTML5 and the Mustache templating language.

Comparison of project management software

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Web application

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Trello is a web-based Kanban-style list-making application.

New York City

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The company is based in New York City.

Wired (magazine)

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Wired magazine named the application in September 2011 one of "The 7 Coolest Startups You Haven't Heard of Yet".

Lifehacker

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Lifehacker said "it makes project collaboration simple and kind of enjoyable".

Spark Capital

In 2014, it raised $10.3 million in funding from Index Ventures and Spark Capital.

Cloud computing

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A rich API as well as email-in capability enables integration with enterprise systems, or with cloud-based integration services like IFTTT and Zapier.

IFTTT

A rich API as well as email-in capability enables integration with enterprise systems, or with cloud-based integration services like IFTTT and Zapier.

Zapier

A rich API as well as email-in capability enables integration with enterprise systems, or with cloud-based integration services like IFTTT and Zapier.

CoffeeScript

According to a Fog Creek blog post in January 2012, the client was an extremely thin web layer which downloads the main app, written in CoffeeScript and compiled to minified JavaScript, using Backbone.js HTML5 and the Mustache templating language.

Minification (programming)

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According to a Fog Creek blog post in January 2012, the client was an extremely thin web layer which downloads the main app, written in CoffeeScript and compiled to minified JavaScript, using Backbone.js HTML5 and the Mustache templating language.

HTML5

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According to a Fog Creek blog post in January 2012, the client was an extremely thin web layer which downloads the main app, written in CoffeeScript and compiled to minified JavaScript, using Backbone.js HTML5 and the Mustache templating language.

Mustache (template system)

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According to a Fog Creek blog post in January 2012, the client was an extremely thin web layer which downloads the main app, written in CoffeeScript and compiled to minified JavaScript, using Backbone.js HTML5 and the Mustache templating language.

Template processor

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According to a Fog Creek blog post in January 2012, the client was an extremely thin web layer which downloads the main app, written in CoffeeScript and compiled to minified JavaScript, using Backbone.js HTML5 and the Mustache templating language.

MongoDB

MongoDB Compass
The server side was built on top of MongoDB, Node.js and a modified version of Socket.io.

Node.js

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The server side was built on top of MongoDB, Node.js and a modified version of Socket.io.