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When you see that hacking AOO pleases you, it's time to look for bigger tasks, get in contact on [[IRC]] or on the mailing list: mailto:ooo-dev@openoffice.apache.org The list is friendly and supportive; the people want to help.
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When you see that hacking AOO pleases you, it's time to look for bigger tasks, get in contact on [[IRC]] or on the [http://openoffice.apache.org/mailing-lists.html development mailing list]. The list is friendly and supportive; the people want to help.
 
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== Create an extension ==
 
== Create an extension ==

Revision as of 06:56, 30 August 2014

Getting started with Apache OpenOffice development

You are at the start of a long, but very exciting journey! Apache OpenOffice is a large and inclusive project. No matter what your interests are, there is always a place for you here. There are many ways to get started, but the easiest one is to:

Get the source code and start building

Build you own OpenOffice so that you are able to modify things


Fix a bug or an annoyance

Pick up your favorite bug/annoyance, and try to fix that. Read how to Contribute a patch via Issue Tracker.


Contribute more

When you see that hacking AOO pleases you, it's time to look for bigger tasks, get in contact on IRC or on the development mailing list. The list is friendly and supportive; the people want to help.

Create an extension

Extensions are easy to write and fun to see in action. You can add features that millions of others will use by using Java, Python, StarBasic, or JavaScript. Find more on Extension development wiki page. The OpenOffice.org UNO component model is quite extensive and can be daunting at first. To help you, there is a comprehensive Development Guide. The easiest way to get started is by using the plugins for Netbeans and for Eclipse. Plus, you can get help from the [mailing list].

Development resources

Further reading

Education project





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