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Community Development: What We Do

"Community Development" Is a very broad term, and means different things to different people. The Community Development (ComDev) project provides a wide array of information, FAQs, and help to newcomers as well as existing committers, and maintains a number of helpful tools.

Mentoring For Individuals And Help Getting Around

Mentoring For Projects

Education + Outreach


Conference Travel Assistance

Tools And Code We Maintain

ComDev manages a number of helpful tools for finding your way around.

Each of the above tools is maintained by the ComDev PMC, so bring questions to the dev@ list.

Physical artifacts

Book/Documentation Sprints

About This Website

This `` website is maintained by the

You can use the Apache CMS tool in your web browser to suggest changes to this webpage! The content is written in markdown, and is published as static HTML by the CMS tool. Anyone can propose changes and email them to our dev@ list; but a committer on comdev must "Publish Site" to push changes from staging to production.
The underlying sources are stored in a Subversion repository at: