I was wondering how can I involve in some open source java project as a developer.
Are there any projects for beginners?
Are you involved in this kinds of projects?
on 07/20/2010 – Made popular on 07/20/2010
What skills do you need and which projects should you participate in as beginner in open source?These are common questions for beginners to open source software, hardware, communities, and methodologies. New folks to open source can start their discovery online and offline.
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I am trying to put my hands into in an open source project. I found this list to be pretty useful for finding opensource projects but, these are kde projects and I use Ubuntu 14.04. So, I would like to get involved in open source projects which come with ubuntu as I am already using it. So, where can I find a listing similar to above for Ubuntu.
Quite often on Phoronix we cover various experimental open-source projects that catch our interest as they're interesting from a technical perspective, but often these projects don't end up stabilizing due to limited manpower or prove to be too technically ambitious.
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Facebook is on a new open source journey. They're managing hundreds of active open source projects across the company and over the last nine months, have rebooted how they run those projects. Just scroll through their GitHub pages to browse the projects they're actively contributing to. Yes, they have six pages of projects on GitHub.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols explains what Oracle plans for some of Sun's open source projects: "Oracle isn't actively killing any of these projects. Instead, they're simply no longer funding them or assigning staffers to them.
Most commercial software today depends on open source software. The commercial software might be using an underlying open source platform, or it might be incorporating open source components, or it might be provided as a commercial open source product itself.