How we Work

We are working under the the Linux Foundation’s Open Mainframe Project. There are many benefits to this including a standardized method of running and contributing to an open source project. Below is information that will allow you to participate in the GenevaERS project.

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Standing Meetings

Monday through Thursday Status meeting occurs at 4 PM US CDT
via WebEx

Bi-weekly Tuesday Technical Steering Committee (TSC) meeting occurs at 8 – 9 PM US CDT via Zoom

Monthly Infrastructure Meeting occurs after the 4th Tuesday of the month after the TSC meeting for 30 minutes


Using Git to Contribute to the Project

New to Git? These resources will help you with with the basics. Don’t worry if you don’t understand right away or make mistakes; we’ve been there.

Note, many of the examples and tutorials use commands via a shell / command line. If you prefer using an interface, options are available for Linux, Mac, and Windows.

What and why is Git and Github? – via the Git Handbook

Git the Simple Guide which includes links to interfaces

Computer Stuff They Didn’t Teach You #4 – Git 101 Basics YouTube video 33:49 minutes

A Beginner’s Guide to the most Frequently used Git Commands


Advanced Git Concepts Required to Contribute Project Repositories

Computer Stuff They Didn’t Teach You #5 – Git Pull Requests explained
YouTube video 21:09 minutes