Contribute to the DSpace Development Fund

The newly established DSpace Development Fund supports the development of new features prioritized by DSpace Governance. For a list of planned features see the fund wiki page.

Guidelines for developing with DSpace, including Git hints, IDE setup, other useful tools, etc.

Code Contribution Guidelines

  • Code Contribution Guidelines - Provides details on our Code Approval processes and our DSpace code conventions! Before you get started on your project, make sure you understand our Code Contribution Guidelines!

Developing With Git/GitHub

The DSpace codebase is in GitHub:

If you are new to Git or GitHub development, the following resources that may be of interest to you.

Still want to use SVN locally, even though DSpace is on GitHub?

Developing Environments (IDEs)

You are free to use whatever developer environment works for you. Here are some guides for setting up and using particular environments.

Also, if you are interested in using Git/Github for local DSpace development see this for hints/tips:

Useful tools

Other Resources