On Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 1:13:29 AM UTC-6, Alekhya Vellanki wrote:
> Thank you for your advice Mr Dale.
> It would be helpful if you could suggest a few projects to me for the
> skills that I have.
If you're interested in git and exploring Java, you might consider helping
pull requests for git plugin or the git client plugin of the Jenkins
server. Those components are written in Java, but they rely on command
for the git implementation. That would allow you to explore Java, learn
git, and possibly help an open source project.
Bug reports are at https://issues.jenkins-ci.org/issues/?filter=14040
Source code is at https://github.com/jenkinsci/git-client-plugin and
>> > I'd like to start contributing to git.
>> > I have absolutely no idea about open source projects contributions.
>> > I am also pretty unclear about what bugs,patches etc are.
>> > When I tried reading source codes of a few project ideas for GSoc 2016,
>> > could hardly understand anything.
>> > I am good with C, C++.I am currently learning JAVA, python and shell
>> > scripting.
>> You know that you have a lot to learn. It's better to start with a
>> low-profile project where the amount of work that needs to be done is
>> larger than the number of volunteers available to do it. Then the other
>> people on the project have an incentive to help you learn how to
>> contribute effectively. The best choice would be a relatively obscure
>> project that you personally care about, or one where you have a friend
>> who is already active in the project.
>> Git is rather the opposite, there are a large number of very experienced
>> people who work on it.
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