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This page contains links to pages of interest to developers.  Some links appear in multiple sections.
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This page contains links to pages of interest to developers.
  
==Getting started==
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== Getting started ==
 
* [[Developer FAQ]]
 
* [[Developer FAQ]]
 
* [[Contribution guidelines]] for Octave
 
* [[Contribution guidelines]] for Octave
 
** [[C++ style guide]]
 
** [[C++ style guide]]
 
** [[Octave style guide]]
 
** [[Octave style guide]]
* [[Contributing to the development of packages/modules]]
 
* [[Octave's file types]]
 
* [[Easy projects]]
 
  
==Project suggestions==
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== [[:Category:Project_Ideas|Project ideas]] and work in progess ==
* [[Easy projects]]
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* [[Short projects]] -- Good starting point to get into the Octave development.
* [[GSoC Project Ideas]]
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* [[Summer of Code Project Ideas]] -- Ideas page for GSoC, SOCIS, ... projects.
* [[Projects]] -- Many things that would be nice to have done. Not classified into things done or not done in Matlab. (Is that a project in itself?)
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* [[Projects]] -- Many things that would be nice to have done.
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** [[Classdef]] -- Define own data types using <code>classdef</code>.
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** [[JIT]] -- Just in time compiler for Octave.
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** [[GUI terminal widget]] -- Ideas about a new improved terminal widget.
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** [[International Characters Support]] -- Using Octave in your own language.
  
==Tools==
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== Tools & techniques ==
 
 
* [[Mercurial]] -- version control scheme.
 
* [[MXE]] -- cross-compiling to Windows or OSX.
 
* [[Doxygen]] -- "Literate programming" documentation generator.
 
  
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* [[Mercurial]] -- Version control scheme.
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* [[MXE]] -- Cross-compiling to Windows.
 
* gdb -- debugger.  Useful to obtain stack traces.
 
* gdb -- debugger.  Useful to obtain stack traces.
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** [[Debugging Octave]] -- particularly .oct files using gdb.
 
* valgrind -- memory leak detector, profiler etc.
 
* valgrind -- memory leak detector, profiler etc.
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** [[Finding Memory Leaks]]
 
* [https://ccache.samba.org/ ccache] -- cache compilation across builds.
 
* [https://ccache.samba.org/ ccache] -- cache compilation across builds.
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* [[:Category:Editors|Editors]] -- A list of editors supporting Octave syntax highlighting.
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== Documentation ==
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* [[Help text]] -- Document m-files
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* [[Doxygen]] -- Document C++ files
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== [[:Category:Building|Building]] ==
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* [[Building]] - General information.
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* [[Continuous Build]]
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* [[Enable large arrays: Build octave such that it can use arrays larger than 2Gb.|Large array support]]
  
==Bugs and testing==
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== [[:Category:Testing|Testing]] ==
* [[Status of bugs]]
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* [[Tests]]
* [[Bug Fix List - 4.0 Release]]
 
* [[Debugging Octave]], particularly using .oct files and gdb
 
* [[Finding Memory Leaks]]
 
* [[Add BIST tests for octave functions written in C++]]
 
 
* [[BIST for m-files]]
 
* [[BIST for m-files]]
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* [[Add BIST tests for octave functions written in C++|BIST for C++ files]]
  
==Works in Progress==
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== [[:Category:Packaging|Packaging]] -- Building binary distributions ==
* [[Classdef]]
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* [[Create a MacOS X App Bundle Using MacPorts|Create a macOS app using MacPorts]]
* [[Java interface]]
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* [[Windows_Installer|Create a Windows Installer using MXE]]
* [[JIT]]
 
  
==Code sprints==
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== Code sprints ==
 
* [[2015 Code Sprint]]
 
* [[2015 Code Sprint]]
 
* [[Code sprint Zurich]]
 
* [[Code sprint Zurich]]
  
==Release procedures==
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== [[:Category:Releases|Release procedures]] ==
 
* [[Release Checklist]]
 
* [[Release Checklist]]
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* [[5.0.0 Release Checklist]]
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** [[Bug Fix List - 5.0 Release]]
  
==Other==
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== Other ==
* [[Hacking]]
 
 
* [[Project Infrastructure]]
 
* [[Project Infrastructure]]
  
 
[[Category:Contents]]
 
[[Category:Contents]]

Latest revision as of 04:38, 14 June 2019

This page contains links to pages of interest to developers.

Getting started[edit]

Project ideas and work in progess[edit]

Tools & techniques[edit]

  • Mercurial -- Version control scheme.
  • MXE -- Cross-compiling to Windows.
  • gdb -- debugger. Useful to obtain stack traces.
  • valgrind -- memory leak detector, profiler etc.
  • ccache -- cache compilation across builds.
  • Editors -- A list of editors supporting Octave syntax highlighting.

Documentation[edit]

Building[edit]

Testing[edit]

Packaging -- Building binary distributions[edit]

Code sprints[edit]

Release procedures[edit]

Other[edit]