In the spirit of open-source software, you can contribute as little or as much as you like: bug reports, patches, full components or documentation are all equally appreciated. The following section describes contributing to Zend Framework.
So, you've found what you think might be a bug. Before you file it, we'd ask that you ensure that what you have is indeed a bug, by doing a little due-diligence (which also is good information to add to the bug report):
You don't have to do all of those, but by doing a few of them, it helps ensure that your bug report is complete and will get tended to.
When you're finally ready:
By and large, this framework is built and maintained by the community. This means that process for submitting something back, be it a patch, some documentation, or new feature requires some level of community interaction. We proudly host our code on GitHub.
If you're not already familar with git or GitHub, take a moment to read through our CONTRIBUTING.md. The steps to create a patch are:
Zend Framework users hang out in a number of different places. You can meet offline in conferences and in a number of user groups and meetups. Check for the ZendCon conference, each year in the USA in October, and search for Zend Framework talks on joind.in.
Online, Zend Framework users and developers can be found in some of the following locations: