Jab 2012-contribute

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Should I contribute code to Joomla or do my laundry and taxes?

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Jab 2012-contribute

  1. 1. <?PHP ?>Should I contribute code to Joomlaor do my laundryand taxes ?
  2. 2. Contribution Workflow, today• Discuss on Google groups, find a consensus• Go to GitHub• Fork• Edit, Save• Make Pull Request• Make publicity: Google group, Twitter• Reply to questions on GitHub, integrate feedbacks• Discuss on GitHub, Discuss on Google groups, Discuss on Forums?, a LOT…• Wait forever, get rejected without reasons… Sometimes, with luck, get accepted.
  3. 3. The issue: Hot off a skype chat: ▫ Whats the status on CB Author plugin for J2.5? ▫ If you’re viewing an article in category pages that screws up ▫ Have you proposed a patch fix to joomla for that ? ▫ No ▫ You should  ▫ The last 3 times I proposed something I was ignored, ill spend the time when they begin to care ▫ You Really should.. ▫ Its frustrating because my time is limited, i have a lot to do.. daily.. from support, bug fixes, dev work, debugging, investigations, the list continues.. and when i take that valueable time to contribute to Joomla and they ignore me they might as well be spitting in my face ▫  ▫ ive posted on their tracker and on github, then im told to post on google grps... why have a bug tracker and github if youre going to ignore it
  4. 4. Let’s fix this today!
  5. 5. What’s the perceived problem? • The Wall • Visibility? • Uneven levels? • Way to help on both sides?
  6. 6. Casualties?• How many have hit the wall ?• …And are not coming back for more?• How many saw it and didn’t even try?
  7. 7. Fixing the problem• Make holes into that wall• Bring people to the other sides• Show unity in goals• Agile?• Your ideas ?
  8. 8. LET’s DISCUSS IT!• GOAL: ▫ Find solutions! ▫ Bring peers in ▫ Set next steps and goals• YES: ▫ Be Constructive, Creative, propose Solutions• NO: ▫ No Bashing ▫ No Pointing fingers

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