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The Mozilla Developer Network is our technical resource for developers - including documentation and demo's for Mozilla and open web technologies.

Getting Started

Note: As of July 2016, we are starting the long process of switching from a Vagrant / Virtualbox development environment to a Docker development and deployment environment. There are many issues and bad experiences with the Vagrant environment, and, since it will soon be retired, those will probably not be fixed. During this transition, which may take the rest of 2016, it will be more difficult than we'd like to contribute code to MDN.

Some other projects that are in a better position for new developer volunteers:

Here's how to contribute to Kuma:


Mentored Bugs

These bugs are good for your first contribution to MDN code. Each bug has a mentor assigned who can help you get started.

ID Summary Whiteboard Assigned to
1205451 Table sort: If the sort text starts with a macro call, sort based on the value of the macro's first parameter
1226611 Redirect static CSS examples to wiki pages jed.piezas
1332882 Title does not fit style guide Timothy

3 Total; 3 Open (100%); 0 Resolved (0%); 0 Verified (0%);

PatchWelcome Bugs

These bugs are good for more advanced contributions to MDN code that will make a big impact on the site. The bug may or may not have a mentor, and it may take more work than a simple mentored bug.

ID Summary Whiteboard Assigned to
818673 Encourage people to add revision comments [triaged][type:feature][patchwelcome][difficulty=intermediate]
1082603 Add a site tour feature [specification][type:feature][patchwelcome][difficulty:intermediate]
1169768 Clarify or remove "Edit email" feature [specification][type:change][patchwelcome]
1174184 Pressing tab key while editing in <pre> (code snippet) boxes doesn't work anymore [specification][type:bug][patchwelcome][difficulty:intermediate][difficulty=intermediate]
1227960 Add missing top "Previous" link to Revision History [patchwelcome][difficulty=intermediate]

5 Total; 5 Open (100%); 0 Resolved (0%); 0 Verified (0%);