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=== Get the source code and start building ===
 
=== Get the source code and start building ===
 
Build you own OpenOffice so that you are able to modify things
 
Build you own OpenOffice so that you are able to modify things
{{Template:Documentation/Tip| The [[Documentation/Building_Guide_AOO|Building Guide]] will walk you through this.}}
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{{Tip| The [[Documentation/Building_Guide_AOO|Building Guide]] will walk you through this.}}
  
 
=== Fix a bug or an annoyance ===
 
=== Fix a bug or an annoyance ===
 
Pick up your favorite bug/annoyance, and try to fix that. Read how to [[Contributing_Patches|Contribute a patch]] via Issue Tracker.
 
Pick up your favorite bug/annoyance, and try to fix that. Read how to [[Contributing_Patches|Contribute a patch]] via Issue Tracker.
{{Template:Documentation/Tip| Browse [[http://qa.openoffice.org/issues/buglist.cgi?issue_type=DEFECT&issue_type=ENHANCEMENT&issue_type=FEATURE&issue_status=UNCONFIRMED&issue_status=NEW&issue_status=STARTED&issue_status=REOPENED&field0-0-0=votes&type0-0-0=greaterthan&value0-0-0=50&order=issues.votes%20desc,%20issues.priority,%20issues.issue_type Top voted issues]]  or review our [[To-Dos]] list that presents the key issues of interest to the core components}}
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{{Tip| Browse [[http://qa.openoffice.org/issues/buglist.cgi?issue_type=DEFECT&issue_type=ENHANCEMENT&issue_type=FEATURE&issue_status=UNCONFIRMED&issue_status=NEW&issue_status=STARTED&issue_status=REOPENED&field0-0-0=votes&type0-0-0=greaterthan&value0-0-0=50&order=issues.votes%20desc,%20issues.priority,%20issues.issue_type Top voted issues]]  or review our [[To-Dos]] list that presents the key issues of interest to the core components}}
  
 
=== Contribute more ===
 
=== 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 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 ==
Exensions 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 [[Extensions_development|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 [[Documentation/DevGuide|Development Guide]]. The easiest way to get started is by using the plugins for [[OpenOffice_NetBeans_Integration|Netbeans]] and for [[OpenOffice_Eclipse_Integration|Eclipse]]. Plus, you can get help from the [[http://openoffice.apache.org/mailing-lists.html#api-mailing-list-public|API mailing list]].
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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 [[Extensions_development|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 [[Documentation/DevGuide|Development Guide]]. The easiest way to get started is by using the plugins for [[OpenOffice_NetBeans_Integration|Netbeans]] and for [[OpenOffice_Eclipse_Integration|Eclipse]]. Plus, you can get help from the [[http://openoffice.apache.org/mailing-lists.html#api-mailing-list-public API mailing list]].
  
 
== Development resources ==
 
== Development resources ==
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== Education project ==
 
== Education project ==
{{Template:Documentation/Tip|If you don't find the instructions in the Wiki good enough to guide you or if you are interested in some aspect that is not covered, feel free to subscribe and ask on the [mailto:dev_at_openoffice.org dev@openoffice.org] mailing list. See [[Communication]] for more infromation on how get in touch with the OpenOffice.org project.}}
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{{Tip|If you don't find the instructions in the Wiki good enough to guide you or if you are interested in some aspect that is not covered, feel free to subscribe and ask on the [mailto:dev_at_openoffice.org dev@openoffice.org] mailing list. See [[Communication]] for more infromation on how get in touch with the OpenOffice.org project.}}
  
{{Template:Documentation/Tip|Another solution is to contact the [[Education Project]], which aims to find future OpenOffice.org developers, mainly students, who are discovering OpenOffice.org Project. The dedicated Education Project channel is: [irc://irc.freenode.net/education.openoffice.org #education.openoffice.org on freenode]}}
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{{Tip|Another solution is to contact the [[Education Project]], which aims to find future OpenOffice.org developers, mainly students, who are discovering OpenOffice.org Project. The dedicated Education Project channel is: [irc://irc.freenode.net/education.openoffice.org #education.openoffice.org on freenode]}}
  
{{Template:Documentation/Tip|On the [[Education_ClassRoom|ClassRoom]] page, you will find more information about the essentials. For example [[Education_ClassRoom/Practice|Practice]], or [[Education_ClassRoom/Previous_Logs|IRC Meetings Logs]] we did as "ClassRooms".}}
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{{Tip|On the [[Education_ClassRoom|ClassRoom]] page, you will find more information about the essentials. For example [[Education_ClassRoom/Practice|Practice]], or [[Education_ClassRoom/Previous_Logs|IRC Meetings Logs]] we did as "ClassRooms".}}
  
 
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[[Category:Development]][[Category:Build System]][[Category:SCM]]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:47, 14 July 2018

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

Tip.png The Building Guide will walk you through this.


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.

Tip.png Browse [Top voted issues] or review our To-Dos list that presents the key issues of interest to the core components


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 [API mailing list].

Development resources

Further reading

Education project

Tip.png If you don't find the instructions in the Wiki good enough to guide you or if you are interested in some aspect that is not covered, feel free to subscribe and ask on the dev@openoffice.org mailing list. See Communication for more infromation on how get in touch with the OpenOffice.org project.


Tip.png Another solution is to contact the Education Project, which aims to find future OpenOffice.org developers, mainly students, who are discovering OpenOffice.org Project. The dedicated Education Project channel is: #education.openoffice.org on freenode


Tip.png On the ClassRoom page, you will find more information about the essentials. For example Practice, or IRC Meetings Logs we did as "ClassRooms".



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