Project Overview

Inspired by CS 490 Homework 2 by Heidi Ellis, Western New England College.

Project Summary

Provide a written summary discussing what you found and what you thought about the project. Your summary should answer the following questions about the project:

  • What is the purpose of the project?

  • How many people are working on the project?

  • How active is the project?

  • Where would you start if you were interested in helping with the project?

  • What usable technical documents that describe the project (e.g., functional requirements, design documents, installation documentation, etc.) exist?

  • How are bugs and feature requests tracked?
    • Are there a lot of open items?
    • Are they being worked on?
    • Are issues being addressed?
  • How long do you think it would take you to download and install this product?

  • How do the developers communicate with each other? What channels or tools are available within the project?

  • What has been the most interesting thing you learned through this exercise?