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From Nuwan Arambage <nuwan.aramb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Newbie
Date Tue, 26 Apr 2011 09:56:53 GMT
Hi Ross,

This is really helpful for me to proceed and getting touch with community.

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 1:09 PM, Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org> wrote:

> We can certainly try to team you up with a mentor. However, be aware our
> mentors are not here to teach you to code. They, and the project community,
> will help you get to grips with the project structure though.
>
> Your first action should be to search for issues with a label of "GSoC"  or
> "mentor". These issues are ones that are thought to be appropriate for
> someone at the start of their career.
>
> Once you have found an issue you might want to tackle post them here and
> we'll help you with the next step.
>
> Sent from my mobile device.
>
> On 26 Apr 2011, at 05:57, Nuwan Arambage <nuwan.arambage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > This question might be asked several time by different different people
> who
> > do have interest being a apache contributor.I would like to ask this
> > question again. How can I get into Apache project as contributor ?. I
> have
> > read the guide lines available in Apache website. They suggest to follow
> > the particular project that you are interested and use the software then
> > pinpoint where things can be improved.
> >
> > When it comes to my point of view, all are true.But everyone is not at
> same
> > level to follow those guide lines perfectly.In my case I would like to
> join
> > to Java based web service project. I have tried several products. I feel
> if
> > you need to find issues by your own at first hand it won't be that much
> easy
> > since I'm not a well seasoned about the software.Other scenario is there
> are
> > existing defects in JIRA  they said you can work on those issues.
> >
> > My point is product complexity matter for newcomers.I head that there are
> > mentoring activities happens in Apache.Probably it might be helpful for
> > me.How can I find a mentor if I like to work on existing bug ?.
> >
> > I'm waiting for reply from great community.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Nuwan Arambage
>



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With Regards ,
Nuwan  Arambage

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