[Phpmyadmin-devel] Interested in Contributing...
Atul Pratap Singh
atulpratapsingh05 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 11:27:35 CET 2013
On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 11:29 AM, Dulanja Wijethunga <dulanja33 at gmail.com>wrote:
> HI all,
> First of all I'd like to thank Mr.Dieter for the quick response...I
> was trying to understand about PMA last 4 days...still get questions
> about cording standard ..etc...:(
To check for coding standards, we use CodeSniffer, you may have a look at
> now I am interested in bug fixing ..I think it's good for the very
> first step...:)
> so I'll list what I want ....
> 1)Suggest any easy bug for me to fix.
At  you will find links to some unimplemented feature requests. Anyway
you can always go through the bug/feature trackers to know what suits your
> 2)want to know procedure for getting bug to fix
> 3)Is it necessary to clone from git repo' ..can't I use PMA on wamp
> server for debugging..
For using/debugging, yes you need to have PMA on your server, but to be
able to submit the changes done by you in your local PMA as a diff or
patch, you need to have the local PMA as a git repo cloned. Also preferred
way to contribute is :-
1. Have an account on github.com and fork the phpMyAdmin repo under your
2. Clone your fork of phpMyAdmin repo to your local machine.
3. Do your local changes, commit, push to your fork.
4. Open a pull request with the changes on github.
you may want to have a look at    while learning about git.
> Thanks and regards..
> On 1/8/13, Dieter Adriaenssens <dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2013/1/8 Dulanja Wijethunga <dulanja33 at gmail.com>:
> >> Hi,
> >> I'm Dulanja Wijethunga,second year engineering student in University
> >> of peradeniya.I am interested in open source projects as Wish to
> >> follow computer engineering next few years.so I selected your
> >> organization because these days I'm learning PHP .....:)
> >> so please helps me where to
> >> start and what to do...
> > Hi Dulanja,
> > Thanks for you interest in contributing to the development of
> > phpMyAdmin. You can have a look at the Contribute page  on our
> > website, or more specifically at the developers page . You should
> > find plenty of information there to get started, with links to the
> > developer wiki page and to our bug tracker .
> > If you still have questions, feel free to ask them here on the mailing
> > list.
> >  http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/improve.php
> >  http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/devel.php
> >  http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=377408&group_id=23067
> > --
> > Kind regards,
> > Dieter Adriaenssens
> Dulanja Wijethunga
> Faculty of Engineering,
> University of Peradeniya,
> Sri Lanka
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