Development Archive

Annual Report 2018: LibreOffice development

In 2018, 17,473 commits were made to the LibreOffice source code, from 223 authors. Here’s an overview of what they worked on…

Behind the scenes of LibreOffice 6.2

Throughout the second half of 2018, the developer community worked on a new major release: LibreOffice 6.2. Details about the end-user-facing new features are provided

Start developing LibreOffice! Download the source code, and build on Windows

(This post was originally written in Hungarian by Adam Kovacs for his blog. Thanks Adam!)

In our previous post in this series, we looked at building on Linux. But it’s also possible to download and compile the LibreOffice source code on Windows, so that’s what we’ll demonstrate here!

(Note: if you encounter

Start developing LibreOffice! Download the source code, and build on Linux

(This post was originally written in Hungarian by Adam Kovacs for his blog. Thanks Adam!)

In the previous part of this tutorial series, we showed how to register with Git and Gerrit, to prepare your setup for building LibreOffice and submitting patches.

Today, we describe the steps you need to download and

Next C++ workshop: MSTs and Graph Implementations, 6 June at 18:00 UTC

Learn C++ features with the help of LibreOffice developers! We’re running regular workshops which focus on a specific topic, and are accompanied by a real-time IRC meeting. For the next one, the topic is MSTs and Graph Implementations. Start by watching this presentation:

Start developing LibreOffice! Registering with Git and Gerrit, and local settings

(This post was originally written in Hungarian by Adam Kovacs for his blog. Thanks Adam!)

Want to start hacking on the LibreOffice source code? Start here! Follow the steps in this guide to enable automatic verification, so that you can submit your changes to the LibreOffice Git repository. If your code patches

LibreOffice Paris HackFest

The LibreOffice Paris HackFest 2019 will take place on the weekend of July 5th-6th, at le 137, which is at 137 Boulevard Magenta, Paris 10e, France. The event is sponsored by INNO3, hosting the hackfest in their building, and The Document Foundation, providing reimbursement for travels and accommodations.

LibreOffice Paris HackFest will start on Friday at