Project status

In 2018 it is being developed as a Google Summer of Code project

What is it?

A GUI, distributed as a package, that the user can run on their computer to help them rapidly set up a development environment for contributing to free software projects.


Which free software projects?

While the main goal is to support contributors to Debian, the Wizard is generalized to support contributors to other communities, for example:

Audience, potential users

Architecture notes

Libraries, frameworks and APIs to use

Data model

Static data for the application, could be stored in XML or JSON and updates made available over the web and in each new version of the package.

User-specific data:

Workflow (high-level overview)


Mail setup

Blog creation

IRC client setup

XMPP client setup

Finding users coding experience by searching $HOME


Related projects and links