Automate the collection and publishing of data for monitoring D's progress as a software development project
Venu Vardhan Reddy Tekula
venuvardhanreddytekula8 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 17:16:24 UTC 2018
On Tuesday, 7 August 2018 at 23:59:55 UTC, Mike Franklin wrote:
> On Tuesday, 7 August 2018 at 17:47:45 UTC, Venu Vardhan Reddy
> Tekula wrote:
> Thanks for you interest and welcome to the D community. Your
> skills will be valuable here if are willing to volunteer them
> to the D effort.
It would be my pleasure to work with the D community. I am a
member of the student club here in my university, called
FOSS at Amrita (https://amfoss.in/) which actually encourages
students to contribute to Open Source projects. I have been into
Open Source for a considerable amount of time.
> While I'm not one of the people who will be judging the merits
> of such a project, I believe there is a high preference for at
> least the backend to be written in D. There has been some
> progress with WebAssembly in D
Sure, I will move on with these things for the frontend.
> My recommendations for getting started:
> * Learn D. Start here (http://ddili.org/ders/d.en/index.html),
> then look here (https://wiki.dlang.org/Books) Ask questions on
> the Learn forum, IRC, or even StackOverflow.
> * Lean web programming in D. Start with
> https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/178528889X/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=178528889X&linkCode=as2&tag=dlang-20&linkId=DR64TRTOQS2GVORZ Again, ask questions on the Learn forum , IRC, or even StackOverflow.
Thank you for the suggestions. I started learning D, btw. :D
> If you have questions about the project, please ask away.
> Specific questions are likely to get answers quickly; broad
> questions less so.
> The description of the project is intentionally left vague in
> order to not constrain the participant's creativity. What
> metrics do you think would be valuable to the D effort that you
> feel confident you can succeed with in the time constraints of
> the Autumn of Code event? After the event, it would be super
> awesome if you could continue maintaining project and add to it.
Sure, it is a super cool project and I am really excited to be a
part of it.
> If you have questions, ask away, but feel free to take the
> general idea and run with it. Acceptance will likely be judged
> based on the merits of your proposal; not the idea from which
> it was formulated. Also, the ideas on the Wiki are just ideas
> to plant a few seeds of creativity; you are also welcome use
> your own unique idea as the basis of your proposal.
Sure. I will make sure that I will give my best in giving the
ideas and also work accordingly for implementing them too.
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