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OpenStack Developer Starter Guide

In this post, I will show the steps for becoming an OpenStack developer. At the end of this post, you expect to see some of your commit in OpenStack Review system (gerrit).

Without going details, I will clarify some terminologies.

Launchpad:

Launchpad is a single sign on system by ubuntu. By signing in Launchpad, a developer potentially signs in most required places.  Launchpad is available at:  https://login.launchpad.net/OaKOEDqhQjGmfa1O/+decide

 

Unassigned bugs of all OpenStack projects, blueprints   are also available in OpenStack launchpad. For example, to see unassigned bugs and blueprint of OpenStack Identity (Keystone) service visit https://launchpad.net/keystone. After, bugs are assigned to somebody they are shown in Gerrit.

 

Screenshot 2016-03-07 18.54.00

Keystone Launchpad showing latest reported bug and blueprints

 

Gerrit

Gerrit is a free, web-based team code collaboration tool. OpenStack (OS) uses this for the code review process. All most every reviews in OS goes through this. Gerrit is available here: https://review.openstack.org/#/dashboard/self. After, a developer is assigned to a bug/blueprint and the development and review is on progress, it is shown in gerrit review system.

 

Jenkins:

Jenkins is an open source continuous integration tool.

 

The summary of the flow to complete the logistics for submitting code is kinda as follows.
openstart-developer-starter

Steps for registering as a new developer

To be continued.

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