[Bf-committers] Guidance needed

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 18:07:52 CEST 2014

On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 5:07 PM, Isaac Reilly <isaac.g.reilly at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi y'all!
> I'm a junior computer science major at Yale, taking the year off to work on
> open source software to gain skills and experience that I haven't been able
> to get at college. So far I've been working on blender on my own, but I
> thought it wise to get in touch with the other developers.
> I am prepared to devote myself to blender development until I return to
> school next fall. I have a lot of experience with Python and C. For Python,
> my most notable experience is assisting online programming classes in
> Python at the Art of Problem Solving institute (
> http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/). I've studied C rigorously.
> Can you help get me in touch with someone who could be a mentor for me?
> At the latest irc chat Mr. Roosendaal linked to the roadmap which mentioned
> interest in fixing up Blender's event handling notification. Although I
> don't know if this would be a good project for me, I can definitely agree
> that it's needed, since I've been frustrated with the limitations of the
> existing callbacks and event handling through modal operators.
> I'll be at the developers' conference next week, and I'd love to set up a
> meeting with anyone interested in talking with me!
> Best,
> Isaac Reilly

Hi Isaac, we do informal mentoring, (along with patch review and help
out new devs in IRC).

Off hand I wouldn't recommend Blender's event handling as a place to
begin, but hard to say without knowing details and your own experience

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