Difference between revisions of "Google Code In/Checklist"

 
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Before the google code in begins, there are several things that students should do to become familiarized with BRL-CAD development.  Below is a checklist of things each student should complete before the official start date. Some items on the checklist should occur during the application submission process while others need to occur before it's time to start coding.
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Here's a short list of things that can help you complete tasks for Google Code-In:
  
= IN ORDER TO APPLY =
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# Need to talk?
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## Most use Internet chat: [[IRC]]  (ask and WAIT patiently!)
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## BRL-CAD stuff? Join the [https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/brlcad-devel dev mailing list]
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## LibreCAD stuff? See the [http://librecad.org/cms/home/get-help.html help options]
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# Problems compiling?
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## Try using a [https://sourceforge.net/projects/brlcad/files/BRL-CAD%20for%20Virtual%20Machines/ virtual machine]
  
# Review our [[GCI_Tasks|GCI Tasks]]
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Other stuff:
# Join our [irc://irc.freenode.net/#brlcad #brlcad IRC channel] and introduce yourself (web interface [http://webchat.freenode.net/ here])
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# Join our [https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/brlcad-devel brlcad-devel mailing list] and introduce yourself
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# Claim task from tasks list.
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# Discuss your task with our mentors (don't wait!)
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= IF YOU HAVE ASSIGNED TASK =
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# Want free stickers and t-shirts?  Send name+address to contest@brlcad.org (with parental consent)
 
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# Want to know when we use your work?  Send an e-mail to subscribe@brlcad.org to get future BRL-CAD announcements
[TODO : Add acceptance and participation requirements for GCI if any]
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* Agree to the [[Google_Code_In/Acceptance|acceptance requirements]]
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* Read our [[Google_Code_In/Expectations|participation expectations]]
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* Read our [http://brlcad.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/brlcad/brlcad/trunk/HACKING development guidelines]
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* Familiarize yourself with Subversion
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* '''''Compile and run BRL-CAD from source'''''
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* Familiarize yourself with BRL-CAD's on-line resources
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** http://brlcad.org
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** http://brlcad.org/wiki
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** http://brlcad.org/gallery
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** http://brlcad.org/d/documentation
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** http://sf.net/projects/brlcad
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* Discuss your task/problems via irc and/or on the mailing list
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* Set up an interaction schedule with your mentor
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* Become a productive developer
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** '''''[http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=105292&atid=640804 Post patches] until you get commit access'''''
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** Write maintainable, portable, complete code
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** Keep a '''daily''' log of your activities online somewhere (wiki user page is great for this)
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** Report your progress periodically to the mailing list
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* Provide a final report on your task progress to the mailing list
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* '''Continue working on BRL-CAD   :-)'''
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Latest revision as of 23:39, 27 November 2016

Here's a short list of things that can help you complete tasks for Google Code-In:

  1. Need to talk?
    1. Most use Internet chat: IRC (ask and WAIT patiently!)
    2. BRL-CAD stuff? Join the dev mailing list
    3. LibreCAD stuff? See the help options
  2. Problems compiling?
    1. Try using a virtual machine

Other stuff:

  1. Want free stickers and t-shirts? Send name+address to contest@brlcad.org (with parental consent)
  2. Want to know when we use your work? Send an e-mail to subscribe@brlcad.org to get future BRL-CAD announcements