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TryChooser

TryChooser is a simple extension that makes sending to TryServer simple. Here’s a transcript of sending some mq patches to Try. $ hg trychooser Run everything? [Ynh?] n Both optimized and debug? [Ynh?] n Just optimized? [Ynh?] y All platforms? … Continue reading
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Helping new contributors – Part 2 – Mentoring

Getting into the Mozilla code base can be pretty hard. Even experienced developers may need help finding a good place to start. Up until now, we’ve been using the good first bug whiteboard annotation in bugzilla to tell contributors where … Continue reading
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Helping New Contributors – Part 1 – Meta

There has been a lot of recent interest in helping new members of the community contribute to the Mozilla code base. A few of us met up during the All-hands, and have started doing “Coding Contributor Engagement”, in cahoots with … Continue reading
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Summary of Contributor Engagement threads on dev-planning

There have been a few threads regarding Contributor Engagement on the dev-planning list, focussing specifically on contributions to the tree. In order to follow up on these ideas, and others that different folks have been brewing, we’re discussing this in … Continue reading
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Great commit messages

roc and jimb write great commit messages. As well as fulfilling the basics requirements of listing the reviewer, bug number, etc, they add enough context that you don’t need to crawl through bugzilla to get a reasonable understanding of the … Continue reading

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