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From Maxim Solodovnik <solomax...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Want a Mentor
Date Fri, 15 Jan 2016 07:06:46 GMT
You can try to search JIRA for interesting tasks
here is the example query of all currently opened GSOC tasks:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ZOOKEEPER-704?jql=status%20%3D%20Open%20AND%20labels%20%3D%20mentor

On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 12:53 PM, Paweł Kłos <pawel@pawelklos.eu> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Definitely I agree with Jain. I'm a newcomer also. Up to this moment I was
> silently crawling Apache project searching for a project I could take a
> part of.
> Only added value is that I found many interesting Apache projects that
> I'll use at work, but still don't know how to (in practice) contribute to
> one.
>
> Regards,
> Pawel Klos
>
> On 2016-01-14 21:34, Kapil Jain wrote:
>
>> No problem Patricia. Yes, it would be very helpful if Apache can have a
>> help wanted page, with needs and required skills and may be complexity of
>> theissue. It will be very helpful for any newcomer. I have spent 1-2 hrs
>> today going thru almost all incubate projects, still no luck with finding
>> a
>> way to start/ take a first step.
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 3:28 PM, Patricia Shanahan <pats@acm.org> wrote:
>>
>> I'm sorry - I thought you had already selected Hadoop. I don't know any
>>> alternative to picking projects, browsing their developer lists, and
>>> seeing
>>> if anything interests you.
>>>
>>> Maybe Apache needs a "Help wanted" web page where projects can list their
>>> needs?
>>>
>>>
>>> On 1/14/2016 12:24 PM, Kapil Jain wrote:
>>>
>>> Yes, at a high level - however its providing details about version
>>>> controlling. feedback/ bugs reporting etc.
>>>>
>>>> I'm looking for a suitable project for me I can start understanding it
>>>> and
>>>> then contributing to it.
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Patricia Shanahan <pats@acm.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Have you read http://www.apache.org/dev/contributors?
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 1/14/2016 11:59 AM, Kapil Jain wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Still struggling to find a project and take my first step. Looking for
>>>>>
>>>>>> mentor who can just help me in getting started.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 3:57 PM, Kapil Jain <kapil.jain123@gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Can someone please help me in finding out a suitable project where
I
>>>>>> can
>>>>>>
>>>>>> contribute? I'm more interested in Hadoop and Java. But can work
on
>>>>>>> another
>>>>>>> project and/ or language.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 11:33 AM, Ross Gardler <
>>>>>>> Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Welcome.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Please see details of the process at
>>>>>>>> http://community.apache.org/mentoringprogramme.html
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> It should be noted that 95% of the work is on your side.
Success in
>>>>>>>> open
>>>>>>>> source is about self motivation and self management. The
other 5% is
>>>>>>>> about
>>>>>>>> asking for help when you hit a barrier. The above link should
>>>>>>>> provide
>>>>>>>> enough info to get you started.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Sent from my Windows Phone
>>>>>>>> ________________________________
>>>>>>>> From: Kapil Jain<mailto:kapil.jain123@gmail.com>
>>>>>>>> Sent: ‎1/‎11/‎2016 8:24 AM
>>>>>>>> To: dev@community.apache.org<mailto:dev@community.apache.org>
>>>>>>>> Subject: Want a Mentor
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I would like to join apache mentorship programme and want
to
>>>>>>>> contribute
>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>> Apache Hadoop project.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I have Java skills required for the project.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I'm unable to figure out how to contribute. Please assist.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>> Kapil
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>


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WBR
Maxim aka solomax

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