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Re: [jakartaee-platform-dev] How do I contribute to Jakarta EE as an individual committer?

Whatever we decide to do I think is OK. We just need something basic to begin engaging the community now that we can actually do that.

Reza Rahman
Principal Program Manager
Java on Azure

Please note that views here are my own as an individual community member and do not represent the views of my employer.

On 6/26/2019 8:24 PM, Tanja Obradovic wrote:

Hello all,

I would suggest we use this wiki, and collect / document information there.

https://wiki.eclipse.org/Jakarta_EE

we can do that collectively.

What do you think?

Tanja

On 2019-06-26 5:32 p.m., Emily Jiang wrote:
Can we create a page titled with "How to get involved in Jakarta EE" and list all of the useful info from Amelia, Ed and Kevin?

I think this will help someone in the similar situation as Bharath and Omos.

Thanks
Emily

On Wed, Jun 26, 2019 at 12:16 AM reza_rahman <reza_rahman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
This is a great write up Ed. I will find a place to give it a permanent home if you don't mind.

Reza Rahman
Principal Program Manager
Java on Azure

Please note views expressed here are my own as an individual community member and do not reflect the views of my employer.

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From: Ed Bratt <ed.bratt@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 6/25/19 6:34 PM (GMT-05:00)
To: jakartaee-platform developer discussions <jakartaee-platform-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Reza Rahman <reza_rahman@xxxxxxxxx>, omoz4real@xxxxxxxxx, bh4r4th@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [jakartaee-platform-dev] How do I contribute to Jakarta EE as an individual committer?

I'm not sure what you already know so I'll start from the beginning -- this is in addition to what Reza and others have already suggested ...

As Amelia has written, the basic home for Jakarta is: https://jakarta.ee

I would also recommend you have a look at the Eclipse "Get Involved" page, to learn about participation at Eclipse Foundation.

If you already know about all the packages and APIs in Java EE, great. If not, there are many references. Just Google "Java EE Tutorial", or "Java EE Architecture" and pick something that looks accessible for you.

Jakarta EE has many separate sub-projects. Find one or more that interest you, from the EE4J project page.

This may be enough to get you started. If you want more, continue reading...

If you want notifications from Eclipse, you will need to create an Eclipse account and provide your contact details. Use this form to create an Eclipse user account.

With your Eclipse account, you can subscribe to any of the sub-project's developer e-mail lists (you can find these on this page, most of the Jakarta EE lists, include the key 'ee4j' or 'jakarta'). I'd encourage you to at least join the jakarta.ee-community mailing list, but if you have specific project interests, by all means, please sign up for any developer list that looks interesting to you.

Each sub-project has a collection of GitHub repositories. These are listed in the project's "Developer Resources" tab (here's an example).

You can Follow (click the repository star, or click the "Watch" button) any of the project repositories at GitHub Eclipse EE4J organization. You will need a GitHub user ID to get notifications. Much of the chatter about changes happens via issues at GitHub. If you really want to see what's happening in a project, you should watch the respective repositories, in addition to subscribing to the e-mail lists mentioned above.

In addition to joining discussions on e-mail lists, you can contribute by filing issues at GitHub. Issues are filed against the relevant GitHub repository.

If you want to actually work with code and submit pull requests, you need to fill out the Eclipse Contributor Agreement. Without this, you cannot submit any code, or work with any of the non-code resource (web-pages, documentation, etc.).

Once you have demonstrated familiarity with a project, you can ask someone on the project's committer team to nominate you, to become a committer and there will be an election process. See Wayne Beaton's article about committer elections, here. (Wayne's blog might be something you want to subscribe to as he often provides insight and guidance about things going on at Eclipse.) After that -- you might decide you want to take on a Project Lead role -- you do that by getting someone to nominate you for Lead (it's much the same as the committer election).

If there is more I can help you with, please don't hesitate to ask.

-- Ed Bratt (Oracle)


On 6/25/2019 2:24 PM, Reza Rahman wrote:
If I may suggest so, please follow the Java EE Guardians Twitter account. Now that things can finally move forward the group will begin grassroots coordinating Jakarta EE community work sooner or later (hopefully in conjunction with or led by vendors interested in seeing Jakarta EE move forward as well).

Rest assured folks like yourself are very much needed and valued.

Reza Rahman
Principal Program Manager
Java on Azure

Please note that views here are my own as an individual community member and do not represent the views of my employer.

On 6/24/2019 11:43 PM, Omos Aziegbe wrote:
Hello All,

Just like Bharath, I am a Java EE/Jakarta EE developer but with lesser yearsÂof experience. I would also like to contribute to the development of Jakarta EE.

Please let us know how we can contribute to the development of Jakarta EE in anyway possible.

Sincerely,
Omos



On Tue, Jun 25, 2019 at 2:42 AM Bharath <bh4r4th@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hello Community,

I am a Java/Java EE developer with 9+ years of experience. I love using Java.

I want to participate and contribute to the development of Jakarta EE.

Please let me know how should I proceed.

Sincerely,
Bharath
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