Getting involvedHarsha Siriwardena | @harshaduraCommunity DeveloperFormer GSoC Student, OpenMRS 2012
Contents.•   What’s OpenMRS•   Where it’s been used.•   Why OpenMRS for GSoC•   Technologies used.•   Motivation to Contri...
What’s OpenMRS“ OpenMRS is an Open source Health  IT, Software platform for the entire  World, Starting from developing wo...
<< Web Based
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 Selecti...
Technologies used.             Programming Skills Requirements.These are not mandatory but it would be a plus pointif appl...
Motivation to Contribute• Write Codes, Save Lives!• Code for humanity• Your work will be used everywhere in the  world. Ye...
How to Start ?•   Join mailing lists. (dev@openmrs.org)•   Write up a “welcome email” to dev list, introduce yourself.•   ...
For more info      visitwww.openmrs.org
Questions ?
Thanks Lali and Pera friends..   Further Questions? Tweet @harshadura
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OpenMRS: Getting involved

  1. 1. Getting involvedHarsha Siriwardena | @harshaduraCommunity DeveloperFormer GSoC Student, OpenMRS 2012
  2. 2. Contents.• What’s OpenMRS• Where it’s been used.• Why OpenMRS for GSoC• Technologies used.• Motivation to Contribute
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. << Web Based
  5. 5. Where its been used. Almost in every part of the world…
  6. 6. 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!)
  7. 7. Technologies used. Programming Skills Requirements.These are not mandatory but it would be a plus pointif applicant has prior experience to the following technologies/tools • Java EE • Spring • Hibernate • JavaScript • MySQLNever mind if you haven’t worked with them before, Its Totally okay!!you can learn them while working with OpenMRS.
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. How to Start ?• Join mailing lists. (dev@openmrs.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.
  10. 10. For more info visitwww.openmrs.org
  11. 11. Questions ?
  12. 12. Thanks Lali and Pera friends.. Further Questions? Tweet @harshadura
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