I would like to contribute as a beginner, where to start?

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asked Jan 30, 2023 in Question / help by DuchP9 (120 points)


I'm newbie Java programmer (no serious commercial experience), and my friend recommended me to join PlantUML community, repair bugs, extend functionalities etc. to get familliar with bigger and serious projects.

I've seen already how PlantUML works and I love it, so I looked for some issue to fix and I found e.g. this

But here is my question: could someone introduce me where to start, what part of code should I get closer with? Or maybe this issue is too difficult for beginning?

Please be kind for new coleague :)

Thanks for all answers

2 Answers

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answered Jan 31, 2023 by Todd Musheno (2,680 points)
I would go to the list of users, and contact the top few directly...

also I would keep an eye out on the code repository (simply reviewing changes can be quite helpfull).

If you need help with Java itself, feel free to contact me, I have only been doing Java since 1995.
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answered Jan 31, 2023 by The-Lu (63,000 points)