This document attempts to guide you through the first steps towards using your new XO as a development platform, and to point you to resources for project ideas and programming APIs.
Pide una llave de desarrollo
Si tu laptop XO tiene seguridad habilitada, pide tu llave de desarrollador para que este disponible cuando lo necesites, por ejemplo, para mejorar los builds de desarrollo. (Por que usar una llave de desarrollador? ver nuestra pagina de filosofia.)
Comunicate! (por correo, irc, etc.)
Ver pagina de Comunicación.
Find a project
The easiest way to find a project to work on is to "dance around the edges", looking at existing projects that people are working on, observing how development is carried out, learning from the development that other people are doing, and identifying significant bugs or missing features that aren't getting attention. Soon enough you'll find a number of ways to contribute. Here are some hints on how you might get started:
- Communication: Watch our communication on IRC and on the mailing lists. Figure out what we're working on, what are our current challenges, watch how we solve specific issues and learn how that fix was made.
- Testing: take our latest development software image, install it on your XO, look for bugs and issues. Report those issues as bugs, attempt to fix them, watch how they are solved by others and attempt to understand the solution and the processes used to get the solution shipped in our software.
- Trac: http://dev.laptop.org is a gold-mine for interesting looking projects and unsolved bugs. It also contains many stale tickets which should be closed or reclassified. Looking for projects or starting a cleanup effort will probably result in you coming across something of interest.
- Possibly stale, Projects and proposals and related pages list some interesting projects.
Report some bugs
You'll probably find some stuff that doesn't work right. Our Reporting bugs page tells how to let us know about it. If you're in a hard-core mood, our bug-reporting site is http://dev.laptop.org (we use the Trac bug-tracking tool), and most of our source code can be found at http://dev.laptop.org/git. Have at it!
Todo el trabajo y nada de diversión puede hacer esto monótono. Engánchate en la caravana XO, contribuye con una microconferencia de presentación, escribe un perfil, y diviertete. Si puedes pensar en algo esto deba ser grandioso para todos, por favor hazlo. Una Laptop por niño depende de su comunidad para su éxito.