Contributing to Node.js
Contributions to Node.js include code, documentation, answering user questions, running the project's infrastructure, and advocating for all types of Node.js users.
The Node.js project welcomes all contributions from anyone willing to work in good faith with other contributors and the community. No contribution is too small and all contributions are valued.
This guide explains the process for contributing to the Node.js project's core
nodejs/node GitHub Repository and describes what to expect at each step.
The Node.js project has a Code of Conduct that all contributors are expected to follow. This code describes the minimum behavior expectations for all contributors.
nodejs/node are the primary means by which bug reports and
general discussions are made.
- How to Contribute in Issues
- Asking for General Help
- Discussing non-technical topics
- Submitting a Bug Report
- Triaging a Bug Report
- Resolving a Bug Report
Pull Requests are the way concrete changes are made to the code, documentation,
dependencies, and tools contained in the
- Setting up your local environment
- The Process of Making Changes
- Reviewing Pull Requests
- Additional Notes
Developer's Certificate of Origin 1.1
By making a contribution to this project, I certify that:
(a) The contribution was created in whole or in part by me and I have the right to submit it under the open source license indicated in the file; or
(b) The contribution is based upon previous work that, to the best of my knowledge, is covered under an appropriate open source license and I have the right under that license to submit that work with modifications, whether created in whole or in part by me, under the same open source license (unless I am permitted to submit under a different license), as indicated in the file; or
(c) The contribution was provided directly to me by some other person who certified (a), (b) or (c) and I have not modified it.
(d) I understand and agree that this project and the contribution are public and that a record of the contribution (including all personal information I submit with it, including my sign-off) is maintained indefinitely and may be redistributed consistent with this project or the open source license(s) involved.