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This page contains links to pages of interest to developers.
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This pages serves as a collecting point for all issues related to the development of Octave.
  
== Getting started ==
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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 ==
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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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