To set up our development environment, we need to obtain the code of ownCloud from github.com. Now ownCloud's code is divided into several components and together these components join to give us ownCloud. To obtain these components we will need git to clone a few repositories from github. Git is an open source version control system freely available at http://git-scm.com/download/ for all the major platforms. Linux users can use yum or apt to install git as well. Once we have git installed on our computer, we need to clone the code repositories. We will clone three repositories for now, which are as follows:
As their names suggest, core consists of the core code of ownCloud.
3rdparty contains ...