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  See [http://bugs.eclipse.org/280730 bug 280730] and [http://wiki.eclipse.org/Talk:Contribute Discussion]
 
  See [http://bugs.eclipse.org/280730 bug 280730] and [http://wiki.eclipse.org/Talk:Contribute Discussion]
  Other ''Get(ting) Involved/Contribute'' sites: [http://www.example.com Mozilla], [http://www.gimp.org/develop/ Gimp]
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  Other ''Get(ting) Involved/Contribute'' sites: [http://www.example.com Mozilla], [http://www.gimp.org/develop/ Gimp], [http://netbeans.org/community/index.html NetBeans]
  
 
=Get Involved=
 
=Get Involved=
  
So you want to help? Great! You don't have to be an Eclipse guru or code monkey
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So you want to help? Great! You don't have to be an Eclipse guru or code monkey to help. There are many ways to help Eclipse development, from bug reports to
to help. There are many ways to help Eclipse development, from bug reports to
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translations.
 
translations.
  
Did you think you had to be a developer to make a difference at Eclipse? Think
 
again.
 
  
Here are ways anyone can get involved with Eclipse.
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== Donate ==
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* Individuals: Make a donation and become a [http://www.eclipse.org/donate Friend of Eclipse]
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* Companies: [http://www.eclipse.org/membership/become_a_member/ Become a member]!
  
Make a donation and become a Friend of Eclipse (http://www.eclipse.org/donate)
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== Promote Eclipse Technologies ==
Help other users through our newsgroups (http://www.eclipse.org/newsgroups)
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* [http://www.eclipse.org/ide4edu/ Teach with Eclipse]
Help translate Eclipse into other languages (http://babel.eclipse.org)
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=Getting Involved with Development=
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== Share Your Knowledge ==
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* Help other users through our newsgroups (http://www.eclipse.org/newsgroups)
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* Share your Eclipse [http://www.eclipse.org/resources/ article], [http://planet.eclipse.org/planet/ blog] or [http://live.eclipse.org/ multi-media presentation]
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* Write Documentation
  
==Report Bugs==
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== Localization ==
Eclipse projects are actively developed. Most projects have nightly builds and
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Help [http://babel.eclipse.org translate Eclipse] into other languages
stable weekly integration builds. To help out, download these builds before the
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releases and report bugs.
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==Fix Bugs==
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== Report Bugs and Enhancements ==
Is there some bug that really bothers you? Instead of just reporting it, fix
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* Eclipse projects are actively developed. Most projects have nightly builds and stable weekly integration builds. To help out, download these builds before the releases and report bugs.
it.  
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* Report Enhancements
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* Vote for bugs
  
This is the beauty of opensource!
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== Fix Bugs ==
 
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* Is there some bug that really bothers you? Instead of just reporting it, fix it. This is the beauty of opensource!
To learn how the bug-fixing process works, check out the bug reporting FAQ:
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: To learn how the bug-fixing process works, check out the [http://wiki.eclipse.org/Bug_Reporting_FAQ bug reporting FAQ]:
  http://wiki.eclipse.org/Bug_Reporting_FAQ
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: To learn about the lifecycle of bugzilla entries, check out the [http://wiki.eclipse.org/Development_Resources/HOWTO/Bugzilla_Use development process]
 
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To learn about the lifecycle of bugzilla entries, check out the development
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process:
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  http://wiki.eclipse.org/Development_Resources/HOWTO/Bugzilla_Use
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Revision as of 19:56, 4 November 2009

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See bug 280730 and Discussion
Other Get(ting) Involved/Contribute sites: Mozilla, Gimp, NetBeans

Contents

Get Involved

So you want to help? Great! You don't have to be an Eclipse guru or code monkey to help. There are many ways to help Eclipse development, from bug reports to translations.


Promote Eclipse Technologies

Share Your Knowledge

Localization

Help translate Eclipse into other languages

Report Bugs and Enhancements

  • Eclipse projects are actively developed. Most projects have nightly builds and stable weekly integration builds. To help out, download these builds before the releases and report bugs.
  • Report Enhancements
  • Vote for bugs

Fix Bugs

  • Is there some bug that really bothers you? Instead of just reporting it, fix it. This is the beauty of opensource!
To learn how the bug-fixing process works, check out the bug reporting FAQ:
To learn about the lifecycle of bugzilla entries, check out the development process