Choose a Project
GNOME has got hundreds of projects. To make it easier for you to get started, we have highlighted the applications which are great starting points for making your first contribution.
Mentors: Bastian Ilsø (bastianilso), Florian Müllner (fmuellner)
Mentors: Jonas Danielsson (jonasdn), Marcus Lundblad (marcus), Amisha Singla (amisha), Mattias Bengtsson (mattiasb)
Photos (#photos) (Project complexity: Medium) - An application to show, find and organize your photos, written in C
Mentors: Alessandro Bono (abono), Debarshi Ray (rishi)
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Builder (#gnome-builder) (Project complexity: Complex) - IDE for GNOME, written in C with parts in Python, C++ and Vala.
Mentors: ChristianHergert (hergertme)
Calendar (#gnome-calendar) (Project complexity: Medium)- Simple and beautiful calendar for GNOME, written in C.
Mentors: GeorgesNeto (feaneron), Isaque Galdino (isaque)
Looking for a something different?
These projects doesn't follow these guidelines, but their mentors will help you
How do I choose?
Is there programming language you like? Maybe there is an app you recognize and use already yourself? Exploring the project websites, installing the apps and trying them out can help you choose.
That's it! In the next step we will look at how to build from source code, you will only need the code URL of the project, placed in this page in the project description.