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From Kapil Jain <kapil.jain...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Want a Mentor
Date Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:34:32 GMT
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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