Welcome Hacktoberfest participants! We’re glad to have you join us.
Hacktoberfest takes places annually during the month of October. This event encourages open source contributions from the community. To participate in Hacktoberfest, you simply need to:
To get started, follow the steps below:
Set up your development environment. We use Java 11, Maven, and Git. Follow our setup guide for your operating system:
Start contributing! Whether you’re new to security, new to Java, or new to tools like Git or Maven, we have a bunch of issues that are perfect for getting started on our project, no prior experience is needed. Check out our list of good first issues. Once you have selected an issue you’d like to work on, make sure it’s not already assigned to someone else. To assign an issue to yourself, simply click on "Start Progress". This will automatically assign the issue to you.
Our contribution guide has all the information you need on how to format your PRs.
If you have any questions, we’ll be happy to help on Zulip chat.
Check out these frequently asked questions from new contributors.
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If you’re interested, check out our Community page for all the information you need on how to stay involved in the WildFly Elytron project.