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From Varun Bezzam <varun.bez...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Newcomer Needs Help!
Date Sat, 01 Feb 2014 18:06:14 GMT
Thanks for the warm welcome Kay! Will do as instructed!
On Feb 1, 2014 11:14 PM, "Kay Schenk" <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 3:50 AM, Varun Bezzam <varun.bezzam@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hello Everyone!!
> >                   I joined the developer's community yesterday because I
> am
> > familiar with OpenOffice, and would like to participate in the further
> > development of the software. I am from India and I am currently pursuing
> my
> > Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineering from the Anna
> University,
> > Chennai. I am extremely interested in developing a project for GSOC 2014.
> > This is my first experience with any OSS forum, so I would be extremely
> > grateful for any guidance on where to start, what project ideas to
> > implement and so on. I have worked with C,C++ and I have a working
> > knowledge of Java. Any help would be much appreciated.
> > Thank You,
> > Varun
> >
>
> Hello Varun  and welcome to Apache OpenOffice--
>
> Usually, we like new volunteers to go through the orientation modules
> first:
>
> http://openoffice.apache.org/orientation/index.html
>
> but you may have already done that.
>
> After that, to get started with development, it's best to actually build
> OpenOffice on your system. See information on the wiki:
>
> https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Main_Page
>
> (see lower right hand Documentation area pertaining to Development).
>
> Let us know how your build experience goes. Once you get through that
> process, we can give you more guidance on what to do next.
>
> It is super that you want to participate in GSOC 14! We have not submitted
> any projects to be mentored for that yet -- but stay tuned for more
> information about AOO participation in that venture.
>
> Apache OpenOffice welcomes you, your enthusiasm and skills.
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> MzK
>
> "Cats do not have to be shown how to have a good time,
>  for they are unfailing ingenious in that respect."
>                                        -- James Mason
>

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