[development] Student developer looking for some drupal mentoring

Gerhard Killesreiter 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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