Our community welcomes all people interested in open source cloud computing, and encourages you to join the OpenStack Foundation. The best way to get involved with the community is to talk with others online or at a meetup and offer contributions through our processes, the OpenStack wiki, blogs, or on IRC at
We welcome all types of contributions, from blueprint designs to documentation to testing to deployment scripts.
If you would like to contribute to the development, you must follow the steps in this page:
Once those steps have been completed, changes to OpenStack should be submitted for review via the Gerrit tool, following the workflow documented at:
Pull requests submitted through GitHub will be ignored.
Bugs should be filed on Launchpad, not GitHub:
To be able to run
"tox -e py27" successfully locally, add
markupsafe to your local
test-requirements.txt file so the two get installed in your local virtual environment.