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Re: Getting Started With KDE

Hi Alex,

Thanks for wishing to get involved in KDE development! It's good to hear you read through the Get Involved/Development page, that's a good start. As mentioned, we do have the Junior Jobs tag as a good start as well: https://bugs.kde.org/buglist.cgi?bug_status=UNCONFIRMED&bug_status=CONFIRMED&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED&keywords=junior-jobs%2C%20&keywords_type=allwords&list_id=1560073&query_format=advanced

The "usability" keyword is also a good option to look at, as a number of them are small jobs.

Although I'm a newbie to things, I would be glad to help you get your dev environment set up, and point you in the right direction, based on your interests. Feel free to respond back with any projects that catch your eye, and I'm sure we can help you out.

Andrew Crouthamel

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On Tuesday, October 30, 2018 2:14 AM, 王金鑫 <jianhuqiuxia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hello Pranam,

Thanks for the response. I wish I could be a part of the Google Code-In but unfortunately I am too old for this activities.

Actually I am a first-year graduate student in Computer Science. But I started learning Computer Science since the master. So I have only less than one year experience with Computer Science and with programming. Thus I want to find a project not too complicated and still having bugs to start with in KDE. If you know such a project, please inform me. My prior experience was mainly in C and python. And I know the basic of C++ and Java.

I have read the development page thoroughly and it says I can email to current developer to get some guidance. That drives me to send this email. If anyone could give me some guidance to start, I would appreciate it.

Thank you,
Alex Wang

Pranam Lashkari <plashkari628@xxxxxxxxx> 于2018年10月29日周一 下午7:05写道:
If you are a school student and 13-17 years old right now then there is a good opportunity for you as Google Code-In is on going right now. Take part in it if you are eligible. There are byte size tasks for students who want to get involved in open source.

But if you are not eligible then have a look here 

Thank you,
Pranam Lashkari

On Tue 30 Oct, 2018, 7:30 AM 王金鑫, <jianhuqiuxia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
To whom it may concern,

Hello, I am a student new to KDE community. I want to get involved with KDE development to hone my programming skills and make contribution to KDE. But I don't know what work I can do and where do I start. Could anyone give me some guidance? It would be better if we can discuss directly. Thank you all!