We are open to, and grateful for, any contributions made by the community.
Before you can start developing, do the following:
- Make sure you have installed nodejs with version 7 or higher
- Clone the repository
git clone https://github.com/pubkey/rxdb.git
- Install the dependencies
cd rxdb && npm install
- Make sure that the tests work for you
npm run test
While developing you should run
npm run dev and leave it open in the console. This will run the unit-tests on every file-change. If you have a slow device, you can also manually run
npm run test:node every time you want to check if the tests work.
Before you start creating a bugfix or a feature, you should create a test to reproduce it. Tests are in the
If you want to reproduce a bug, you can modify the test in this file.
Making a PR
If you make a pull-request, ensure the following:
- Every feature or bugfix must be committed together with a unit-test which ensures everything works as expected.
- Do not commit build-files (anything in the
- Before you add non-trivial changes, create an issue to discuss if this will be merged and you don't waste your time.
- To run the unit and integration-tests, do
npm run testand ensure everything works as expected
If you need help with your contribution, ask at gitter.
The source of the documentation is at the
To read the docs locally, run
npm run docs docs:install && npm run docs:serve and open http://localhost:4000/