The jQuery Foundation has a number of projects that it supports and it relies on the community of users and supporters of those projects to keep them running and healthy. From code to documentation to websites and more, we are always looking for help. In this workshop, we'll cover how to set yourself up for success when contributing to one of our projects. We'll cover topics like system configuration, filing bugs, code conventions, CLAs and more and then we'll dive in and start working on your first contributions to our projects.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  • Presentation and setup (60-90 min)
    • Contributing to open source
    • Licensing and CLAs
    • Git basics (if necessary)
    • Contributing to the jQuery Foundation
      • Communication channels
      • Filing bugs
      • Contributing to code
      • Contributing to documentation
      • Other contributions (infrastructure, events, etc)
    • System setup (mostly for those interested in contributing to documentation/websites)
  • Dive In! (90-120 min)
    • We'll review a number of current open issues on different projects that need help and folks can start working on them
    • They can also file new bugs or feature requests if they have some they know about
    • jQuery Foundation reps will be there to help answer questions, guide contribution and just discuss general topics around contributing to our projects and open source

Learning Outcome

Attendees will leave with more confidence in contributing to open source projects and specific knowledge about how to contribute to jQuery Foundation projects.

Target Audience

developers, writers or really anyone that wants to help a jQuery Foundation project as well as just get involved in open source projects in general

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