Contribution policies and GitHub settings for Libaro
A list of open-source packages we maintain. Click on a package to go the the docs to view full installation and usage information.
Write documentation about what the new feature solves and provides for the user of the package. This way we define the scope of the feature (what's included and what not), so that we can make sure that the feature is implemented in the right way. This documentation should make clear to the product manager (the client), the developer and the end user what the feature is about.
Write down the documentation for the api. How will the feature be used by the user of the package. This is also known as documentation driven development. By writing down the api first, before implementing it, we make sure that the api is user friendly.
Implement the feature by using a test driven development. Write code guided by the tests you write. Tests will be run by Github actions when pushed to origin. This will make sure future development will not break existing functionality.
Release a new version of the package by:
Packagist will automatically pick up this release.
Because we wrote documentation and tests first. Everything will be ready when we release a new version. Packagist will pick up on the new version when a new tag is used.
Use semantic versioning (semver)
MAJORversion when you make incompatible API changes.
MINORversion when you add functionality in a backwards compatible manner.
PATCHversion when you make backwards compatible bug fixes.