Published on March 15, 2014
Developing the XWiki software presented at
Agenda ● About XWiki ● Governance Practices ● Development Flow ● Project Stats ● Development Practices ● Code Quality ● Testing ● Roadmap & Release ● How to contribute
About XWiki ● Organize information collaboratively ● eXtensible wiki & web development platform ● CRUD API for structured data stored in wiki pages ● Knowledge Base, Collaborative Intranet, Documentation, Education ● Since 2004 ● LGPL 2.1 Open Source License
Meritocratic Governance ● Committership, voting, lazy consensus ● “5 +1, 2 +0, no -0, no -1, vote passed!” ● xwiki.org governance and advertising Source: dev.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Community/Governance
Code Contributors (last 12 months, xwiki) 212 pull requests created in the last 12 months (90% closed)
Code Contributors (last 12 months, xwiki-contrib) 141 repositories
Commits 9.5 commits/day Source: www.ohloh.net/p/xwiki
Issue Tracker (JIRA) Reported: ● 100 reporters ● 3.8 issues/day ● 23% by non-commiters ● 56% bugs Closed: ● 23 assignees ● 4 issues/day ● 67% fixed Source: jira.xwiki.org
Mails (last 12 months) 100+ senders, 5k mails (users + devs), 15 mails/day Source: xwiki.markmail.org/search
Translations 120 contributors, 97896 translations Source: l10n.xwiki.org
Installations Source: activeinstalls.xwiki.org
Code Quality ● Full wiki for shared practices on dev.xwiki.org ● Common code style (Checkstyle, Enforcer) ● Continuous code reviews ● Backward compatibility (CLIRR) and deprecation strategy ● XWiki special days ● sonar.xwiki.org
Testing Practices ● JUnit/Mockito ● Selenium 2 (WebDriver) for UI tests ● Quality build profile (JaCoCo) and job on CI
Roadmap & Release Practices ● Complete Roadmap Process ● Short releases (every 3-4 weeks) ● Release Manager + Roster ● Release application on xwiki.org ● Documentation fields in JIRA
How to Contribute ● JIRA/mailing list/Spread word/etc. ● Pull Requests on GitHub ● extensions.xwiki.org ● Create your project on github.com/xwiki-contrib ● And get a JIRA, wiki and Maven repo
About me Marius Dumitru Florea firstname.lastname@example.org github.com/mflorea
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