Much like the rest of Mozilla, Webmaker is an open source project with a proud community of developers and volunteers. Here's a brief overview on how to contribute code to Webmaker. If you're looking for other ways to get involved that don't require understanding a computer language, read this article on growing the movement.
There are many ways you can get involved in building code for the Webmaker project. Here are a few ideas:
These are just a few ideas to get you thinking--there are many ways that someone who wants to work on Webmaker can get involved. If you're passionate and interested in getting started, let us know and we'll try to find something that fits your interests and skills.
In order to get started on Webmaker code, you need to get involved with our community. Here are some ways to introduce yourself and get help:
You can connect using your favorite IRC client, or just use this browser link. More information on how to use IRC is available this article. NOTE: our development team is spread across the world, with primary activity happening in Toronto, Vancouver, London, Berlin, New York, and San Francisco. If you're in a timezone that doesn't overlap with these, the mailing lists might be a better way to reach out.
All of Webmaker's code is available on GitHub. Visit the developer wiki page to roll up your sleeves and get started!