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== Getting started ==
 
== Getting started ==
* [[Developer FAQ]]
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* [[Developer FAQ]] -- Start here.
 
* [[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]]
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** [[Help text style guide]]
* [[Octave's file types]]
 
  
== [[:Category:Project_Ideas|Project ideas]] and work in progess ==
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== Octave development ==
* [[Easy projects]]
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* [[GSoC Project Ideas]]
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=== [[:Category:Building|Building]] ===
* [[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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** [[Classdef]]
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* [[Building]] -- General information how to build Octave from source.
** [[Java interface]]
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** [[Building on Microsoft Windows]]
** [[JIT]]
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** [[Building on Ubuntu Virtual Machine]]
** [[GUI terminal widget]] -- Ideas about a new improved terminal widget.
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* [[Continuous Build]] -- Check changes with [https://buildbot.net/ Buildbot].
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* [[MXE]] -- Cross-compiling to MS Windows.
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* [[Enable large arrays: Build octave such that it can use arrays larger than 2Gb.|Large array support]] --
  
== Tools & techniques ==
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==== Tools ====
  
* [[Mercurial]] -- Version control scheme.
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* [[Mercurial]] -- How to use Octave's version control scheme, creating patches (changesets).
* [[MXE]] -- Cross-compiling to Windows.
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* [[Doxygen]] -- Documentation for C++ files
* gdb -- debugger.  Useful to obtain stack traces.
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* [https://ccache.samba.org/ ccache] -- How to faster compile Octave.
** [[Debugging Octave]] -- particularly .oct files using gdb.
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* [[:Category:Editors|Editors]] -- A list of editors supporting Octave syntax highlighting.
* valgrind -- memory leak detector, profiler etc.
 
** [[Finding Memory Leaks]]
 
* [https://ccache.samba.org/ ccache] -- cache compilation across builds.
 
  
== Documentation ==
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=== [[:Category:Testing|Testing]] ===
* [[Help_text|Help text]] -- Document m-files
 
* [[Doxygen]] -- Document C++ files
 
  
== [[:Category:Testing|Testing]] ==
 
 
* [[Tests]]
 
* [[Tests]]
 
* [[BIST for m-files]]
 
* [[BIST for m-files]]
 
* [[Add BIST tests for octave functions written in C++|BIST for C++ files]]
 
* [[Add BIST tests for octave functions written in C++|BIST for C++ files]]
  
== Code sprints ==
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=== Debugging ===
* [[2015 Code Sprint]]
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* [[Code sprint Zurich]]
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* [[Debugging Octave]] -- How to use [https://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/ gdb] to obtain stack traces.
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* [[Finding Memory Leaks]] -- How to use [https://www.valgrind.org/ valgrind].
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=== [[:Category:Releases|Releasing]] ===
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* The next release will be '''GNU Octave 6.1'''. See the '''[[6.1 Release Checklist]]''' for more information.
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* [[:Category:Releases|Older releases]]
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== [[:Category:Project_Ideas|Project ideas]] and work in progess ==
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* [[Short projects]] -- Good starting point to get into the Octave development.
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* [[Summer of Code Project Ideas]] -- Ideas page for GSoC, SOCIS, ... projects.
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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.
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** [[Pythonic]] -- Calling Python functions directly from Octave.
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== Meetings ==
  
== [[:Category:Releases|Release procedures]] ==
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* Read about past [[:Category:Meetings | developer meetings]].
* [[Release Checklist]]
 
  
 
== Other ==
 
== Other ==
 
* [[Project Infrastructure]]
 
* [[Project Infrastructure]]
* [[Status of bugs]] (outdated)
 
  
 
[[Category:Contents]]
 
[[Category:Contents]]

Latest revision as of 13:02, 29 August 2020

This page contains links to pages of interest to Octave developers.

Getting started[edit]

Octave development[edit]

Building[edit]

Tools[edit]

  • Mercurial -- How to use Octave's version control scheme, creating patches (changesets).
  • Doxygen -- Documentation for C++ files
  • ccache -- How to faster compile Octave.
  • Editors -- A list of editors supporting Octave syntax highlighting.

Testing[edit]

Debugging[edit]

Releasing[edit]

Project ideas and work in progess[edit]

Meetings[edit]

Other[edit]