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  • Feb 25, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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For our inaugural meetup, we'll do a quick run-through of the process of building and testing the Angular source code and submitting a Github Pull Request. The process can be intimidating for the uninitiated, so we'll start by making sure everyone has the same baseline knowledge. After that, we'll get down to business and start going through some open issues and feature requests.

Haven't contributed to Angular before? Not sure where you can help? That's fine, this is a great meetup to attend if you're interested but not sure where you can hook in.

Come with some ideas for what you'd like to work on!

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  • Christopher C.

    to be completely clear, the setup we went through tonight was for building angular from the source, running the tests, etc. for the purpose of contributing to the framework. if you just want to start learning angular, the setup process for getting started is a lot less involved. check out the tutorial that's currently available at

    you can also get up and running quickly with a basic angular app at

    good luck, let me know if those links help.

    February 26, 2014

  • Oleg

    I am completely new to Angular JS.
    Are there any setup instructions for newbies?
    If it takes an hour (if everything works on first attempt) to setup environment with all dependencies, that looks like an overkill....
    Any easier way with Eclipse plugins or IntelliJ or some other IDE?

    P.S. I am a pro developer, but more on Java/Flex side (did use JS years ago too, without any frameworks)

    February 25, 2014

  • Lukasz O.

    It was really good meet up. I would like to see more such meetings.

    February 25, 2014

  • Christopher C.

    first link from the evening: AngularJS Git Commit Message Conventions

    1 · February 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Gah! RSVP opened up, but I already have other plans. Gonna change my RSVP to no, so someone else can make it :) I'll definitely hit up the next one! Enjoy!

    February 25, 2014

  • mark p.

    tonight's still off?

    February 13, 2014

    • Christopher C.

      unfortunately, yes. we had to make a call on this earlier today. the weather seems to have calmed down, but unfortunately we're still cancelled. i've rescheduled the meetup for Thursday, February 25th. I'll be updating this now.

      February 13, 2014

    • mark p.

      thanks for the update, looking forward to the 25th..

      February 13, 2014

  • Christopher C.

    snow indeed. we'll play it by ear and if things are apocalyptically bad enough to warrant canceling the meetup, I'll let you guys know. as of now though, we're on! apologies to folks coming in from out of the city, but I hope to see you all there. ffVC is generously supplying pizza and beer!

    February 12, 2014

  • Jen

    Ugh snow.

    February 12, 2014

  • Alexander D R.

    Contact me at [masked], we would like to host the February meetup.

    January 24, 2014

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