I want to start contributing

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burnedfaceless
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I want to start contributing

Post by burnedfaceless » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:51 am

I was a hobbyist but I've been coding full time for about a year. I don't think my PHP skills are to the level where I can contribute yet, but a professor recommended I make small contributions like typos.

I am passionate about free and open source software.

Are there any contributions I can make while I am learning?

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Re: I want to start contributing

Post by Senky » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:07 pm

Hi burnedfaceless,
log into https://tracker.phpbb.com/ and search for any issue that is opened. There are many small issues present. In order to contribute, you will have to master git basics and follow some guidelines:
http://area51.phpbb.com/docs/32x/coding-guidelines.html
https://area51.phpbb.com/docs/dev/maste ... t/git.html
We will be looking forward to your first PR!

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Re: I want to start contributing

Post by hanakin » Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:11 am

You can also suggest fixes or improvements to things that you find or have seen as well.

Maybe take a stab at trying to convert one of our template files over to twig. This is a really fairly easy way to get familiar with the software and how it works with very little overhead.

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Re: I want to start contributing

Post by makver88 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:26 am

I have little knowledge about PHP and C++. Both of them are based on coding. Take much more time to learn.

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