[Bitcoin-development] Area of Focus

Will Bickford wbic16 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 20 22:37:58 UTC 2014

Thanks Jeff. I'll start looking there.

Will Bickford
"In Google We Trust"

On Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 3:26 PM, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik at bitpay.com> wrote:

> Getting back to the original topic...
> I would recommend first taking a look at how the current tests are built
> (via autoconf/automake) in src/test.  There are several surfaces to test,
> RPC, REST, P2P, internal unit tests, and more.  Then, Travis applies a
> second level of testing via the bitcoinj-based regression tests.
> Some automated tests that operate at the Qt level would be interesting.
> In general, the current tests only scratch the surface of what Needs To Be
> Tested...  but part of figuring out a good test is (a) knowing bitcoin and
> (b) knowing the current test regimes.
> Join #bitcoin-dev IRC and ask questions.  Read the bitcoin wiki.
> On Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 2:42 AM, Will Bickford <wbic16 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all, I'm looking to help with Bitcoin core development in my spare
>> time (a few hours per week).
>> A little bit about me:
>> * I use C++ and Qt daily
>> * I love to automate and enhance software systems
>> * I enjoy root causing and fixing issues
>> I saw Gavin say we needed help with testing in a Reddit AMA a while ago.
>> I'm curious where I can make the best impact. Any feedback would be
>> appreciated. Thanks!
>> Will Bickford
>> "In Google We Trust"
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