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Kick-start contributing to Mozilla (Firefox)

Submitted by Tummala Dhanvi (@tummala-dhanvi) on Sunday, 6 December 2015

Technical level: Intermediate

Abstract

Getting started with Contributing to Mozilla

Outline

In this talk I will be explaining the workflow of development in Mozilla and the various tools required for developing and how to use them.

Work flow includes

  • Choosing a bug to work on
  • Getting started with the building
  • How to find the mentor for the bug/Whom to ask help if you are struck
  • Explain about Bugs life
  • Guidelines on submitting a patch

Tools

  • Mercural/Git
  • Bugzilla
  • IRC

Requirements

Enthusiasm to contribute

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