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From Zachary Jaffee <...@case.edu>
Subject Re: Onboarding to help contribute to brooklyn
Date Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:58:11 GMT
Thanks for the pointers, I'm excited to get started.

On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 4:26 AM, Aled Sage <aled.sage@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Zach,
>
> Great to hear from you!
>
> The getting started guide is a good starting point:
>
> https://brooklyn.incubator.apache.org/v/latest/start/running.html
> https://brooklyn.incubator.apache.org/v/latest/start/blueprints.html
>
> ---
> The "learn more" section is very useful for explaining the concepts, and
> for additional background info:
>
> https://brooklyn.incubator.apache.org/learnmore/blueprint-tour.html
>
> From https://brooklyn.incubator.apache.org, you should also see the
> documentation and info on how to contribute etc.
>
> ---
> In terms of quirks and docs, it will be excellent to get a list of what
> you hit and where you think it can be improved.
>
> One thing to note is that Brooklyn release 0.7.0-M2-incubating was a
> "source only" Apache release. That means the tar.gz distro file was not
> released.
>
> You can either download source + build that [1], or you can use bleeding
> edge 0.7.0-SNAPSHOT [2]. We are working on getting a 0.7.0 release soon, so
> hopefully this is just a very temporary issue.
>
> Aled
>
> [1] https://brooklyn.incubator.apache.org/download/index.html
> [2]
> https://brooklyn.incubator.apache.org/v/0.7.0-SNAPSHOT/misc/download.html
>
>
>
> On 02/07/2015 08:02, Zachary Jaffee wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>> I'm interested in getting started working on brooklyn and was wondering if
>> there is some type of "practice project" that I can do to get me up to
>> speed, and in tern understand the code base well enough to start
>> contributing. I've worked with other devOps products in the past, and am
>> somewhat familiar with deployment products and how they work on a low
>> level, particularly those that are of the more procedural/workflow style
>> of
>> deployment tool.
>>
>> So once again if anyone has any advice on how to get started I'd be
>> interested in hearing it, I should mention that I am familiar with all of
>> the languages used, but maybe not the particular way different packages
>> and
>> projects are used, or how they work. Also, if you have any quirks about
>> the
>> software that someone might not see off the bat, I can record them down
>> now
>> too and make a document of all the different things a person should get to
>> know to get better acclimated to working on brooklyn.
>>
>> Thanks in advanced,
>> Zach
>>
>>
>


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