Appendix E. Contributing to jQuery UI

Believe it or not, the vast majority of work done on jQuery UI (and all other jQuery projects, for that matter) is a volunteer effort. Because of this, and because of the ever-increasing amount of work to do, the jQuery UI project is constantly looking for help from the community.

For whatever reason, when most people decide they want to contribute, they start by heading to the jQuery UI bug tracker and trying to fix bugs. The problem with this is that the vast majority of outstanding bugs aren’t easy to fix. When simple bugs come in, we (the jQuery UI team) fix them immediately. It’s the tricky ones or the ones that have no clear solution that stick around. And as an aspiring contributor, trying to tackle ...

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