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  • 1. Getting Involved with WordPress Peter Westwood “westi” http://blog.ftwr.co.uk
  • 2. A little bit about me
    • WordPress.org user since February 2004
    • WordPress.org Lead Developer since July 2007
    • WordPress is a hobby!
  • 3. Overview
    • Different ways of getting involved
      • Development
      • Documentation
      • Testing
      • Support
      • Translation
  • 4. Development
    • Fixing bugs
    • Writing new features
    • Triaging bugs
    • Writing code documentation
    • Writing unit tests
  • 5. Documentation and Testing
    • Documentation
      • Writing code documentation
      • Writing end-user documentation
    • Testing
      • Writing unit tests
      • Testing patches
      • Testing beta releases and release candidates
  • 6. Support
    • Helping out on the .org forums
      • A large variety or questions!
  • 7. trac.wordpress.org
  • 8. What it is....
    • The central hub for WordPress development
    • Used for tracking changes to the core code
    • “The rules”
      • Anyone can create a ticket
      • Anyone can work on a ticket
      • Anyone can edit a ticket
  • 9. Making the best use of it...
    • Finding things to work on
      • Using reports
      • Using keywords
        • reporter-feedback, has-patch, needs-patch, needs-testing, 2nd-opinion, dev-feedback, tested, commit, needs-patch, needs-unit-tests, needs-doc
      • Asking!
        • #wordpress-dev on irc.freenode.net
  • 10. codex.wordpress.org
  • 11. WordPress unit test suite
    • The beginnings of a comprehensive unit test suite.
    • https://svn.automattic.com/wordpress-tests/
  • 12. WordPress xref http://sandbox.ftwr.co.uk/wp/
  • 13. WordPress phpDoc http://sandbox.ftwr.co.uk/doc/
  • 14. GSOC
    • Get more open source code created and released for the benefit of all;
    • Inspire young developers to begin participating in open source development;
    • Help open source projects identify and bring in new developers and committers;
    • Provide students in Computer Science and related fields the opportunity to do work related to their academic pursuits;
    • Give students more exposure to real-world software development scenarios (e.g., distributed development, software licensing questions, mailing-list etiquette).
  • 15. mailing lists
    • A large variety
      • wp-hackers
      • wp-testers
      • wp-docs
      • wp-polygots
      • wp-xmlrpc
      • wp-pro
      • wp-trac
      • wp-svn
  • 16. crazyhorse
  • 17. Questions?