One of the biggest challenges in an open source development project is getting the "architecture of participation" right. Like a great game, contributing should be easy to pick up but hard to master, giving people of all skills and experience an opportunity to engage. Right now we have scores of developers working on dozens of projects, but a lot of it is behind the scenes on private email lists, Skype calls and IM threads, Google Docs and 3D Robotics project trackers.  You can see the tip of the iceberg in the change logs, but that's just a hint of the activity that goes on every day.

If you'd like to get involved with the DIY Drones dev teams, here are a few places to start:

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Comment by Claudio Natoli on November 9, 2011 at 6:21am

Just submitted a first cut of "Minimum ground speed" to Doug for review.  Very excited to have the opportunity to (hopefully) give back to the community in some small way.

Comment by Veikko Vierola on April 1, 2012 at 1:22pm

If one wants to learn how to make custom codes for APM, what software tools are needed to configure APM code?

Comment by John Fitter on February 21, 2013 at 3:55am

HI all. Just joined and coming up to speed on all of the source. I want to contribute especially in the TradHeli area as I plan some changes for my own use anyway. Step one is to ensure everything makes successfully. I am a Borland guy for 20 yrs so MS Studio is a step in a new direction and I cannot seem to get APMPlanner to make without errors. At least the hunt through the source looking for a solution has been of benefit. Who do I correspond with for assistance with making Planner?


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Comment by Randy on February 22, 2013 at 11:41pm

John,

     Michael Oborne is the master of the mission planner.  Maybe he can help...

Comment by ZeRO on March 22, 2013 at 12:27pm
Comment by UNMANNED ENGINEERIA on September 5, 2013 at 3:33am

We want to be a part of it

Comment by UNMANNED ENGINEERIA on September 5, 2013 at 3:33am

check out Unmanned Engineeria - www.unmannedengineeria.com

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