Sign in to follow this  

Want to join java project

Recommended Posts

Hello. I'm learning Java right now. Started for realsies like six months ago. I've been in 3D for over 12 years. I know lots of math (university level, first year, linear algebra, calculus and so on) and physics.

I'm having trouble coming up with ideas for things to do in programming so I was hoping that there might be some project out there that I might join. It doesn't have to be games. All I want is like, "Hey, could you make a class with methods for figuring out these things?" and "I don't understand your commentary, make it clearer!" and "The names for methods usually use these conventions, please rename!" or "There's a bug in your code, find it!" and so on.

Reason I come to this forum is becouse games are closely related to what I already have a lot of experience in. And my dream is to one day be able to make procedural graphics; making rocks, trees, clouds, water and terrain out of formulas. I know a lot of it can be made in theory.

Thanks in advance! And appologies if this is the wrong forum!

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
Hmm, well one idea that comes to mind is to contribute to some open source project. Find something that interests you, and then:[list]
[*]Subscribe to the mailing list.
[*]If possible, just use the software (hard to do if it's just a library). Become a power user.
[*]Get your development environment set up so you can build and test the project. (This is a given, but the importance of this cannot be overstated.)
[*]Find the bug/issue tracker site for the project.
[*]Look at code submissions from the community. Read the code. Try to understand it. Ask questions about it.
[*]Find some "low-hanging fruit" in the issue tracker. Write some code to address it. If you get stuck, ask questions on the mailing list/IRC/whatever.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this