Projects / Anthill


Anthill is a bug tracking database system written in PHP. It provides the standard bug tracking features such as: user logins, summary reports, submitting bugs, querying bugs, various severity and status levels. It also provides some unique features, such as a template system, and multi-lingual support.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  14 Feb 2004 00:41

    Release Notes: This release supports the PostgreSQL database for a backend along with MySQL. Several improvements have been made and minor annoyances have been corrected, along with anti-spam measures being taken, filter-able headers in email messages, and a significant amount of debugging code to help track down any potential problems.

    •  21 Nov 2003 19:00

      Release Notes: This release fixes a serious security vulnerability that appeared in 0.2.5, as well as some other minor bugs.

      •  02 Oct 2003 06:29

        Release Notes: A number of bugfixes and enhancements were made, including new translations to German, Finnish, and Polish. Better documentation was provided and fixes were made for Windows installations. Filesystem layout changes were made to enhance security, footers for diff emails are now customizable, summary reports were extended, and bug listings can now be sorted by column. Many other improvements were made.

        •  10 Sep 2003 04:51

          Release Notes: This version features numerous bugfixes, the summary reports have been expanded to provide a lot more info, the buglist is now entirely sortable, the "rules of good bug reporting" can be forced onto unsuspecting users, and there are a lot of other little cleanups and additions.

          •  07 Jun 2003 07:14

            Release Notes: This version includes a few bugfixes and new TOVALIDATE and NEEDSWORK status types that will assist organizations with a "QA" process. It also provides a "how to report a bug" page that is displayed before users can enter bugs in order to minimize inadequate bug reports.

            Recent comments

            03 Mar 2002 07:16 dapooley

            A good simple to use system. I integrated it with a java Web Service so program exceptions can create new bug items. No more checking logs for those errors...

            11 Feb 2002 11:43 aliziad

            Thanks Anthill.
            Easy to setup and configure. Based on Apache/PHP/MySQL any developer familiar with this trio can easily customize and add any features they'd like to this well written system. I choose it over Bugzilla for the same reasons the author created it. Its much simpler than bugzilla to setup and offers all the functionality you'd expect from a bug tracking system. While our products are windows based. Anthlil Open-Source nature makes it easy to customize and extend it. It took 10 minutes to add "attach screen shot/file to bug report" , we even have our win32 applications post bugs into anthill with an http request to keep us in touch with what's happening in the app. It does the email notifications, workflow ,etc. In summary job well done. highly recommended. Keep in mind you can still run it on windows or unix, just install apache/mysql/php.


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