The first place to begin with is probably the developer website:
It's FAQ page should have answers for most of your questions (although
some of the info is a bit outdated :P)
I would suggest you to start by trying to the plugin tutorial on the
GIMP website - it will teach you at least some of the bascs.
On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 4:00 PM, Emmanuel Gontcho <gont...@gmail.com> wrote:
> New to the Gimp developer list, I want to help to the core development of
> the Gimp. Having a average knowledge of C, I think that I can help to
> improve this software that I am using every day, since I started a new job
> last month in a photo lab. But I would be considered as a newbie, since I
> don't ever used any kind of software like a CVS or other...
> Tell me please how is organised the team, how source code is edited, if
> developer documentation is ready for offline consulting.
> Emmanuel Mbenga Gontcho
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