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From Gourav Sengupta <gourav.had...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: learning and contributing
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2012 13:57:34 GMT
Hi Steve,

your idea sounds brilliant and the most effective way to start
understanding the code. I will get started with this immediately.

Thanks a lot.

Regards,
Gourav

On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 9:41 AM, Steve Loughran <steve.loughran@gmail.com>wrote:

> On 12 June 2012 16:47, Gourav Sengupta <gourav.hadoop@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Harsh,
> >
> > Thanks for your kind response.
> >
> > Can you please suggest a few books to help me start contributing to the
> > community?  Besides that I am new to JAVA, I have had some experience of
> > programming in C, C++, PERL, PHP and Python, which I use almost regularly
> > in my work, but my work in JAVA has been quite irregular.
> >
>
> In that case, I'd recommend before you dive in the depths of the hadoop
> codebase -which is deep, complex and not a place to learn about Java or the
> like, you start writing mapreduce code to analyse something.
>
> Grab one of the open datasets (like London's: http://data.london.gov.uk/ )
> , and think of some things you'd like to find out about it. Then write some
> MR jobs to find it out, exploring other features like multiple outputs,
> shuffing, integration with other platforms.
>
> If you do this on the Apache 1.0.3 line with the source installed and a
> good IDE (IntelliJ IDEA or Eclipse), you can browse into the source while
> you do your code, but you are driven by some short term needs -and learning
> what needs to be improved.
>
> For help in this, the mapreduce-user mailing list is the place to go
>
> steve
>
>
> >
> >
> > Thanks and Regards,
> > Gourav
> >
> > On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 8:45 AM, Harsh J <harsh@cloudera.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hey Gourav,
> > >
> > > Welcome! For contributing, you can start via
> > > http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/HowToContribute
> > >
> > > For learning, please refer to the available docs on
> > > http://hadoop.apache.org, and there are also several books available
> > > out there today you can refer to.
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 3:33 AM, Gourav Sengupta <
> gourav.hadoop@gmail.com
> > >
> > > wrote:
> > > > hi,
> > > >
> > > > i am looking towards learning and contributing to this project.
> > > >
> > > > any help will be a great
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > gourav
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Harsh J
> > >
> >
>

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