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From Yash Sharma <yash...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Unable to find bug tracker list
Date Sun, 13 Sep 2015 14:38:07 GMT
Hi Prashant Tyagi,
Adding you to this mail list since you have similar questions.

Do not hesitate to ask other questions, someone will always be around to
answer. And pardon us for late answers; everyone dedicates personal hours
for community and sometimes we miss couple of threads.

Good luck.

- Via mobile. Excuse brevity.
On 13 Sep 2015 4:31 pm, "Yash Sharma" <yash360@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Prakash,
> 1. As a starting point your java knowledge should be good enough since
> most of the projects have newbie/trivial tasks which you can pick up.
> However the sooner you start understanding the project the easier it would
> be for you to pick up critical and interesting tasks. Most projects also
> entertain contributions as docs which should be a good starting point as
> well.
>
> 2. Users and Dev list should again be good to start with. If you have not
> got any mails that just means there is no conversation going on and people
> are enjoying the weekend.
>
> Having said that, enjoy working on project of your choice and drop a note
> in case you stumble upon any issues.
>
> Happy Coding!
>
> - Via mobile. Excuse brevity.
> On 13 Sep 2015 10:39 am, "B Prakash" <bprakg@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks again Lefty for the info.  I followed the links and got lot more
>> information.  I am interested in few projects but wanted to know two more
>> things;
>> 1.  Can I contribute to a project if I just know the programming language
>> well (Say Java), and not know much about the project (Say Cassandra)?
>> 2.  I see that there are 4 mailing lists 'Users, Developers, Committers,
>> client library'.  I subscribed to Developers list, I got a confirmation
>> that my id has been subscribed, but haven't received any mail.  Is this the
>> mailing list I need to watch if I want to start contributing?
>> Thanks and regards
>> Prakaskh.
>> ________________________________________
>> From: B Prakash <bprakg@hotmail.com>
>> Sent: Friday, September 11, 2015 2:42 AM
>> To: dev@community.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Unable to find bug tracker list
>>
>> Hi Lefty, this helps, thank you :-)
>>
>> ________________________________________
>> From: Lefty Leverenz <leftyleverenz@gmail.com>
>> Sent: Friday, September 11, 2015 2:40 AM
>> To: dev@community.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Unable to find bug tracker list
>>
>> Prakash, you can find the bug tracker for each project by following links
>> in the projects directory (https://projects.apache.org/projects.html).
>>
>> For example, if you were interested in the Hive project you could scroll
>> down the list of projects to find Apache Hive and follow this link:
>> Apache
>> Hive <https://projects.apache.org/project.html?hive>.  The project page
>> has
>> a Development section that includes "Bug-tracking" which gives this link
>> to
>> the Hive JIRA:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE.  The Summary page has a menu
>> on
>> the left, and Issues
>> <
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE?selectedTab=com.atlassian.jira.jira-projects-plugin:issues-panel
>> >
>> is
>> the first item in the menu.
>>
>> Other projects use Bugzilla instead of JIRA.  For example, see the Apache
>> Ant page <https://projects.apache.org/project.html?ant>.
>>
>> You can also reach bug trackers from the individual project home pages,
>> which are easy to find with any search engine, but they may use different
>> names (Hive says "Issue Tracking" and Ant says "Bug Database") and the
>> links will be in different places on the home page, so I recommend using
>> the project list as described above.
>>
>> Thank you for your interest in contributing.
>>
>> -- Lefty Leverenz
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 1:58 AM, B Prakash <bprakg@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> >
>> >      I am interested in contributing to ASF.  Though I have been
>> thinking
>> > about it for a while I got the time only now.  I have been going through
>> > the site looking for bugs list as stated in the ASF 'Where do I start'
>> page
>> > ie 101.html but I couldnt find it please help.  Following is the
>> section in
>> > the page that points to bugs list.
>> >
>> >
>> > "If you are trying to satisfy a specific technical problem then you
>> > already know what you want to work on, but if you are looking for
>> something
>> > useful to do in order to participate in an ASF project then the projects
>> > issue/bug tracker is your friend (this will be linked from the projects
>> > home page or from its entry on the projects page linked above).
>> >
>> > In the projects issue tracker you will find details of bugs and feature
>> > requests the project would like to work with, this should give you some
>> > inspiration about how you might be able to help the project community.
>> If
>> > you are looking for a beginner level issue try searching JIRA for issues
>> > with the label "GSoC" or "mentor", these are issues the community feel
>> are
>> > manageable for someone new to the ASF and their project. The community
>> has
>> > also indicated that they are willing to help someone work on those
>> issues
>> > through our mentoring program<
>> >
>> https://community.apache.org/newbiefaq.html#NewbieFAQ-AbouttheApacheMentoringProgramme
>> > >.
>> >
>> > "
>> >
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >
>> > Prakash
>> >
>
>

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