The Eclipse community consists of highly qualified professionals who decided to commit some of their time to grow and improve the Eclipse Project. Each of them - committers - began their careers by getting in touch with other people within the community; making small contributions to a project and then increasing the scope of their commitment.
This talk will aim to dissect the life-cycle of a very important link in the chain of the contribution process at Eclipse - the gerrit review. It will also give tips on how to use at best this really nice tool that is now the de-facto way of making a change to most Eclipse projects. In no way will it be in an "I'm the expert of Gerrit" fashion but rather in the "I'm a guy who already hit all the bumps in road" mode.
The life of an open source project depends on its community’s involvement.
If you feel your project could use a more streamlined workflow, this session is for you. Through a series of easily adaptable tips and best practices, we will show you how the Xtext team supercharged its contribution process.
Your project needs a lot to succeed: