Contents.• What’s OpenMRS• Where it’s been used.• Why OpenMRS for GSoC• Technologies used.• Motivation to Contribute
What’s OpenMRS“ OpenMRS is an Open source Health IT, Software platform for the entire World, Starting from developing world. “Funded and supported byvarious organizations including >>WHO, Google, CDC, IDRC:CRDI
Where its been used. Almost in every part of the world…
Why OpenMRS for GSoC• Healthcare is an essential need for the World.• In every year when comes to the Organization Selection process, Google carefully analyzes the most important Organizations who come up with most valuable projects.• Since GSoC 2007, OpenMRS has been selected as a mentoring Organization repeatedly. (6 years!)
Motivation to Contribute• Write Codes, Save Lives!• Code for humanity• Your work will be used everywhere in the world. Yeah! Mostly at clinics and hospitals.
How to Start ?• Join mailing lists. (firstname.lastname@example.org)• Write up a “welcome email” to dev list, introduce yourself.• Check out the source code.• As a newbie OpenMRS developer Try to, – Solve some introductory tickets. (Bugs) <<this is very effective! – Help to Improve documentations. – Hack the system and try to create bug tickets. – Ask your OpenMRS programming related questions at Dev email list.• Join weekly Dev meetings.• Hang on IRC.