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This page contains links to pages of interest to developers.
This pages serves as a collecting point for all issues related to the development of Octave.
== Getting started ==
The future development of Octave is planned on the [[Roadmap]] page.
* [[Developer FAQ]]
* [[Contribution guidelines]] for Octave
** [[C++ style guide]]
** [[Octave style guide]]
== [[:Category:Project_Ideas|Project ideas]] and work in progess ==
On the page [[Projects]] possible tasks are listed for future Octave developers.  
* [[Short projects]] -- Good starting point to get into the Octave development.
* [[Summer of Code Project Ideas]] -- Ideas page for GSoC, SOCIS, ... projects.
* [[Projects]] -- Many things that would be nice to have done.
** [[Classdef]] -- Define own data types using <code>classdef</code>.
** [[JIT]] -- Just in time compiler for Octave.
** [[GUI terminal widget]] -- Ideas about a new improved terminal widget.
** [[International Characters Support]] -- Using Octave in your own language.
== Tools & techniques ==
* [[Mercurial]] -- Version control scheme.
* [[MXE]] -- Cross-compiling to Windows.
* gdb -- debugger.  Useful to obtain stack traces.
** [[Debugging Octave]] -- particularly .oct files using gdb.
* valgrind -- memory leak detector, profiler etc.
** [[Finding Memory Leaks]]
* [https://ccache.samba.org/ ccache] -- cache compilation across builds.
* [[:Category:Editors|Editors]] -- A list of editors supporting Octave syntax highlighting.
== Documentation ==
* [[Help text]] -- Document m-files
* [[Doxygen]] -- Document C++ files
== [[:Category:Building|Building]] ==
* [[Building]] - General information.
* [[Continuous Build]]
* [[Enable large arrays: Build octave such that it can use arrays larger than 2Gb.|Large array support]]
== [[:Category:Testing|Testing]] ==
* [[Tests]]
* [[BIST for m-files]]
* [[Add BIST tests for octave functions written in C++|BIST for C++ files]]
== [[:Category:Packaging|Packaging]] -- Building binary distributions ==
* [[Create a MacOS X App Bundle Using MacPorts|Create a macOS app using MacPorts]]
* [[Windows_Installer|Create a Windows Installer using MXE]]
== Code sprints ==
* [[2015 Code Sprint]]
* [[Code sprint Zurich]]
== [[:Category:Releases|Release procedures]] ==
* [[Release Checklist]]
* [[5.0.0 Release Checklist]]
** [[Bug Fix List - 5.0 Release]]
== Other ==
* [[Project Infrastructure]]

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