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


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!


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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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
  • Cassandra Walker
    5 days 13 hours ago
    HPCC Systems is going cloud native, and the cloud development team has been active with projects related to the new” HPCC Systems cloud native platform.” A number of these projects were implemented by summer interns. This blog details the cloud platform projects completed by Jefferson “Jeff” Mao, a 12 grade high school student at Lambert High School in Suwanee, Georgia.
  • Lorraine Chapman
    1 week ago
    This blog was first released in 2016 and as you can imagine, since then, things have changed. We have added three new plugins (Spark, Kafka and Couchbase) and 4 add-ons/connectors (JavaScript library for communicating with ESP, Web data connector for Tableau, DFSClient and WSClient). Read this blog to get bang up to date with the embedded languages, plugins and connectors HPCC Systems supports.
  • Gavin Halliday
    2 weeks 5 days ago
    This blog contributes to our series focusing on using our new HPCC Systems Cloud native platform. It follows on from two previous blogs by Gavin Halliday on data storage and persisting data in our cloud native platform. In this blog, Gavin provides more information about Storage Planes and how to use them.


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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