I'm sorry you didn't see my reply, I sent one fairly quickly after you posted
your question, I'll paste it below:
Welcome to the community! Very glad to have you, it is excellent that
you'd like to contribute, thank you in advance!
For the Jira filter, "beginner" is a label, here is a query for open
cases marked as "beginner":
For resources, you may want to take a look at NiFi documentation,
especially the Developer Quickstart  and Developer's Guide .
There is also a great list of NiFi resources on Joey's GitHub . If
you haven't already, you may want to create an account in Jira  so
you can assign yourself cases, etc.
> On Sep 19, 2016, at 1:05 PM, char...@thesolusgroupllc.com wrote:
> Since I've heard nothing back from anyone on the NiFi team, I'll consider
> this matter closed.
> --------- Original Message --------- Subject: Contributing to NiFi
> From: char...@thesolusgroupllc.com
> Date: 8/24/16 10:10 am
> To: email@example.com
> I'm looking to make some contributions to the Apache NiFi project. The Apache
> Nifi documentation advises the reader to visit the NiFi's JIRA page to find
> tickets that are tagged as "beginner".
> I've been to the site, but, I have not discover a way in the UI to filter the
> unresolved issues based on a 'beginner tag'.
> I did report a bug 2 days ago (#2625), which I'd like to fix. How do you
> recommend I proceed?