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Welcome to the HPCC Systems developer community!

Track the latest developments and help make our platform even better. Whether you're an experienced HPCC Systems user or just getting started, there are a number of ways to get involved. Ask questions and find answers in our Support Forums.

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Contribute to our community

Make your mark by contributing your ideas and code to the HPCC Systems community.All contributions are reviewed before being published.

SHARE YOUR CODE

Code release process:

  1. Create a GitHub account.
  2. Fork the HPCC Systems platform (or other) repository.
  3. Clone your GitHub repository to your development machine.
  4. Create a new branch.
  5. Make the changes and commit them to the branch.
  6. Push the branch to your GitHub repository.
  7. Issue a pull request.
  8. Get code reviewed.
  9. Code is merged!

TRACK, REPORT AND SOLVE ISSUES

For bug tracking and software tracking, we use Jira:

  1. Go to our Community Issue Tracker.
  2. Create an account (if you can, use same IDs on Jira and GitHub).
  3. Clone your GitHub repository to your development machine.
  4. Search for any issues assigned to available for anyone. Post questions in the issue.
  5. Discuss ideas in the Developer Forum.

HELP WITH ACTIVE PROJECTS

Take a look at our 2018 Google Summer of Code and HPCC Systems Intern Program project lists. All project ideas are available for anyone who wants to contribute a solution. Some ideas are not fully formulated, and others also show the name of an HPCC Systems developer to contact, so you can discuss your solution.

CONNECT WITH A DEVELOPER

Have an idea and want to discuss it with an HPCC Systems developer? Email Lorraine Chapman who will help you get connected.

CONTRIBUTE TO THE ROADMAP

The HPCC Systems team is always looking for contributors to the roadmap. View the HPCC Systems Roadmap. Interested in assisting on any of these items? Please contact us.

SEE WHAT OTHERS HAVE CONTRIBUTED

ECL Snippets

View or download ECL code snippets contributed by the community. Contribute ECL snippets of your own.

Public Data Sources

Access publicly available data sources to play with and leverage in your own ECL applications. Contribute links to public data sources.

Data Descriptors and Simple Example Programs

Download ECL data descriptors and example programs for working with common, publicly available data sets such as those identified in the Public Data Sources section. Contribute ECL data descriptors and example programs of your own.

GitHub ECL Samples

Want to see even more examples? Check out the repository.

Events

Join us at these upcoming events. Engage with experts from the HPCC Systems community and hear about the latest trends, breakthroughs, challenges and opportunities in the world of big data.

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What’s new

Communicate with other developers and stay up to date on the latest HPCC Systems news.

Latest release details
Our latest release, 7.10.0 Gold, focuses on the ongoing development of our new cloud native platform. View all the resources available to help you get started using our cloud native platform.

This release also includes some new features and enhancements which are applicable to both our bare metal and cloud native platform versions. Find out more by reading our blog: What's new in HPCC Systems 7.10.0 Gold.

Of course, it is already possible to use the bare metal version of HPCC System on the Cloud, find out how one of our community users does this using Microsoft Azure.
Latest blog post
  • Yash Mishra
    2 days 5 hours ago
    Yash Mishra is a Masters student studying Computer Science at Clemson University. He joined the HPCC Systems Intern Program in 2020 to complete a project that contributes to our ongoing HPCC Systems cloud native platform development. In this blog, Yash provides valuable information about setting up an HPCC Systems Cloud Cluster using Microsoft Azure and Kubernetes.
  • Cassandra Walker
    1 week 4 days ago
    This final installment of the summer series of The Download: Tech Talks by HPCC Systems, features an interview with Richard Chapman (VP Technology, HPCC Systems Development - LexisNexis Risk Solutions), and Flavio Villanustre (VP and Chief Security Officer, LexisNexis Risk Solutions). In this interview, Richard and Flavio discuss the latest developments in the HPCC Systems “journey to the cloud.”
  • Lorraine Chapman
    1 month ago
    Some of our Class of 2020 interns have been working on cloud specific projects, while others have added new items to their project task list which focus on setting up and testing HPCC Systems using different Cloud platforms. This blog shares the details of the valuable contributions our interns are making to this ongoing development project.

Partners

Did you know you can work with our ecosystem of partners? Their comprehensive expertise helps our customers drive efficiencies in implementing big data solutions.

Interested in joining our partner ecosystem? We’d love to hear from you. Contact Us.

We work closely with several universities and other academic institutions. Learn more about our academic relationships.

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