FAQ for New Contributors
It’s very common for new contributors to any project to have questions on how to get started. In this post, we thought we’d capture some frequently asked questions we’ve received from new contributors to the WildFly Elytron project.
This video shows how to find a project’s contribution guide and how to identify good first issues to work on. It also shows how to navigate JIRA, create a JIRA account, and assign an issue to yourself.
This video shows how to fork a project’s repo and how to clone your fork onto your machine. It also shows how to import the project into IntelliJ IDEA.
This video has lots of tips for getting started with git! Learn how to create a new branch, make a change, amend a commit, push a change to the remote repo, submit a PR, work on another issue, and update a PR.
This video walks you through squashing commits and pushing the changes to your remote repo.