[Bioperl-l] Seeking to Contribute

Iftekharul Haque iftekharul.haque at gmail.com
Sat Apr 24 05:29:51 EDT 2010

Hi Rob,

Thanks very much!


On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 8:14 AM, Robert Buels <rmb32 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> Hi Ifty,
> Great to hear it!  A great place to start would be the BioPerl bugzilla:
> http://bugzilla.open-bio.org/buglist.cgi?product=Bioperl&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED
> Grab a bug, mail us if you have questions about it, and submit a patch to
> this list, and we'll apply it.  After a while, if we see that you're doing
> good work, you get a commit bit.  Simple as that!
> Rob
> Iftekharul Haque wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I'm a Perl developer of 4 years now, and I wanted to contribute to the
>> BioPerl project.
>> I'm trying to apply to medical school (attempting a career shift from
>> a developer), and I'd like some technical volunteer work under my
>> belt. Clinically-related "research" is good, but I figured this is the
>> best place where my existing skills can contribute most, indirect
>> though it may be.
>> I've been following the e-mails for a month or so now, and I tried
>> Google'ing around for some place where you can "pick up" projects or a
>> to-do list of sorts, or help in code-cleanups or the like, and I found
>> one, except most of them were crossed out, and completed by Chris
>> Fields. :-)
>> I was wondering if there were any modules I could pick up, help
>> refactor, add features to, and basically ship some good, clean code.
>> I'm experienced in working in a Linux environment, and with the CPAN.
>> I haven't worked extensively with Moose, but I think this might be a
>> good opportunity to learn!
>> Regards,
>> Ifty.
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