TYPO3 v8 has reached its end-of-life March 31st, 2020 and is not maintained by the community anymore.
You can order Extended Long Term Support (ELTS) here: TYPO3 ELTS.
If you want to deploy TypoScript in your own TYPO3 CMS applications it is really easy. The TypoScript parser is readily available to you and the only thing that may take a little more effort than the instantiation of PHP is if you want to define conditions for TypoScript.
Basically this chapter will teach you how you can parse your own TypoScript strings into a PHP array structure. The exercise might even help you to further understand the straight forward nature of TypoScript.
The following pages are for experienced TYPO3 CMS developers and require a good knowledge of PHP.