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Welcome! We love contributions! Crates.io is an Ember frontend with a Rust backend, and there are many tasks appropriate for a variety of skill levels.
Please see docs/CONTRIBUTING.md for ideas about what to work on and how to set up a development environment.
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Adding or editing the categories and corresponding descriptions displayed on crates.io/categories does not require a full development environment set up.
The list of categories available on crates.io is stored in
To propose adding, removing, or changing a category, send a pull request making
the appropriate change to that file as noted in the comment at the top of the
file. Please add a description that will help others to know what crates are in
For new categories, it's helpful to note in your PR description examples of crates that would fit in that category, and describe what distinguishes the new category from existing categories.
After your PR is accepted, the next time that crates.io is deployed the categories will be synced from this file.
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Please see docs/MIRROR.md for instructions on setting up a mirror of crates.io.
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