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Old 04-23-2013, 02:03 PM   #1
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Hello Folks.
For develop an open source software, What should i do? For example, I want to become a developer on Firefox but I see it is a large project, read all code is needed? Can you some tools for easy develop?

Thanks.
 
Old 04-23-2013, 03:20 PM   #2
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Hello Folks.
For develop an open source software, What should i do? For example, I want to become a developer on Firefox but I see it is a large project, read all code is needed? Can you some tools for easy develop?
Not meaning to sound rude, but how many times are you going to ask questions like this??? You've been registered here for years, and asking programming questions that long now...have you made ZERO progress in all that time??

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ng-4175451082/
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ct-4175432148/
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...in-4175415890/
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ng-9/c-907059/
 
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Old 04-23-2013, 03:28 PM   #3
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Sounds like you've been given lots of advice already. Now you just need to *DO* something.
 
Old 04-23-2013, 03:36 PM   #4
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What are your skills? What CAN you do? Without knowing that it's hard to give any advice. You need to contact the Firefox team and find out what they need help with, and evaluate that against what you can do.
 
Old 04-23-2013, 05:06 PM   #5
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Information on Mozilla development: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/mozilla
Especially useful for people that want to contribute to Mozilla products: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Introduction
 
Old 04-24-2013, 02:56 AM   #6
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Not meaning to sound rude, but how many times are you going to ask questions like this??? You've been registered here for years, and asking programming questions that long now...have you made ZERO progress in all that time??

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ng-4175451082/
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ct-4175432148/
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...in-4175415890/
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ng-9/c-907059/
I'm not developer and It was not my question.
 
Old 04-24-2013, 05:35 AM   #7
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Hi,

i don't know about your skill, but maybe you could start to collaborate on little projects that you can find on github/Bitbucket/Google Code/etc.
Because if you know as fasten the screw, it doesn't mean that you can fix a space probe
 
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:58 AM   #8
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I'm not developer
Then why ask questions about developing? And didn't you say in your very first post: "I want to become a developer"?? You've also said you are a developer, know C++, etc., in several of your other threads, dating back to 2009. Both statements can't be true...
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Then why did you post it?

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Old 04-24-2013, 10:11 AM   #9
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What should i do?
All information you need is already available here. Simply repeatedly asking that you want to contribute in firefox project and want to become a developer is not enough, but you have to take some steps ahead in that direction. Let's know if you are stuck somewhere or facing any issues.

Here is a list of skill you need to contribute in this project (see here).

And irrespective of what programming language you know, you will be given an opportunity to develope the code in language you know very well (see here).
 
  


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