[development] Student developer looking for some drupal mentoring
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Thu Jun 1 15:50:23 UTC 2006
Trevor Mckeown wrote:
> Is there a developer's IRC channel I could ask a few questions on? I
#drupal on irc.freenode.net
> have started work on two module of my own, and i need a little
> guidance on how to start a project on the drupal site and some help
> answering a few miscellaneous questions.
Sure, check out api.drupal.org first.
> I am a student, who managed to get an internship developing drupal
> modules for the summer. I've talked it over with my boss and we are
> going to contribute all the work I do back to the community. I was
get a CVS account: drupal.org/cvs-account
> going to apply for google SOC, but I knew I would have my hands full
> with this internship. Never the less, I could still use some
> guidiance from a sessioned php/drupal developer.
> Here is the website I am currently working on.
> http://www.openmfg.org. Most notably I managed to do a little black
> magic and achieve partial integration with mantis bug tacking system.
> I have also made a few modifations to the listserve module to work
> with postgreSQL. I managed to set up another example of ezmlm, qmail,
> mailhandler, listhandler forum to listserve set up. I read someone
> where that there was a desire for a howto to be written on this. It
> that still the case?
Sure, it is.
> Please take a look around and if anyone is willing to act as a mentor
> or wants to lend a hand you can contact me off list.
People on #drupal are usually helpful if there is a concrete,
development related question. "Development" means core or contrib
development, not "how do I set up my site to do this or that?". This
last comment wasn't for you, though. We also have #drupal-support for
the latter type of questions.
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