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Welcome to our developer community

Whether you’re an experienced HPCC Systems user or just getting started, there are several ways to get involved with our community.


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The Download: HPCC Systems Tech Talks Episode 12

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Issue Tracker

See how updates to HPCC Systems happen in real-time with detailed updates for each sprint of activity.


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 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:

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, 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.

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

Attend our upcoming events

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

Check out our blog posts

  • Flavio Villanustre
    2 days 18 hours ago
    I am excited to announce the kick-off of the HPCC Systems community 10K Trees challenge in conjunction with the National Forest Foundation’s effort to plant 50 million trees across our National Forests by 2023. As a result of the partnership, 10,000 trees will be planted this year, helping the NFF in its mission of promoting the health and public enjoyment of our National Forests.
  • Dan Camper
    1 week ago
    Ever wanted to pass an incoming file to a single function and have it do all the “common” tasks? Inheritance allows programmers to reuse code they have already written. This article discusses module inheritance and how to initiate it in ECL.
  • Richard Taylor
    3 weeks ago
    I receive a lot of interesting questions from members in our community about how to do this and that in ECL. Recently, someone sent me some code and asked how to PARSE dates.
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Listen to our podcasts

The Download - A HPCC Systems Podcast
Monday, February 6, 2017

We chat with Arjuna Chala from LexisNexis Risk Solutions about the future of technology, FTC 2016 in San Francisco and HPCC Systems.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Flavio Villanustre joins John Biggs as a guest on his Technotopia podcast to chat about the future of big data and how the HPCC Systems open source platform handles massive data stores.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Jeff Bradshaw, the founder of Adaptris, and Graeme McCracken, Chief Operating Officer for Proagrica, chat with Jessica Lorti, from HPCC Systems, on how the farming community analyzes big data to in

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