On Mon, 2013-12-02 at 14:42 +1100, Ian Cleasby wrote:
Dear Fedora-guys or girls,
My name is Ian and I'm interested in contributing sometime for the
Ah! Great! Welcome to the community!
I'm currently a first year uni student in computer science and
trying to more about programming.
Last semester, I studied Java and understand the fundamentals and can
read and write it.
I think the websites team uses html/css/js/jquery quite a bit. Maybe you
could start there?
Java isn't used so much in Fedora specific tasks. If you're up to it,
you can maybe look packing some java software that isn't already in
To be honest, I don't know where to start or what I can do to
Please give me some direction.
This is a phase that every new contributor goes through. The only way
through is to google/read/ask as many questions as you can :)
The best way to learn programming is to practice it. Read as much source
code as you can, and try to find simple problems(bugs) that you can fix
to hone your skills. Some of them are listed here:
Obviously, start small. One cannot become a kernel hacker in a day ;)
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