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== 1. Improving the database ==
 
== 1. Improving the database ==
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The database is the core of the project. It's easy and very quick to help.
 
The database is the core of the project. It's easy and very quick to help.
  
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On the other hand, Open Food Facts website offers many ways to contribute:
 
On the other hand, Open Food Facts website offers many ways to contribute:
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* check [https://world.openfoodfacts.org/state/to-be-completed products to be completed] and start improving
 
* check [https://world.openfoodfacts.org/state/to-be-completed products to be completed] and start improving
 
* check [[Quality]] issues
 
* check [[Quality]] issues
  
 
== 2. Software development ==
 
== 2. Software development ==
The major part of Open Food Facts tools and softwares are made by volunteers. Software development includes Open Food Facts backend (Perl and MongoDB); API (JSON); website (HTML5, JS, Foundation); iOS native (Swift); Android native (Java); AI (python, R); translations; etc.
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'''The major part of Open Food Facts tools and softwares are made by volunteers'''. Software development includes Open Food Facts backend (Perl and MongoDB); API (JSON); website (HTML5, JS, Foundation); iOS native (Swift); Android native (Java); AI (python, R); translations; etc.
  
 
For more information, see [[Software Development]].
 
For more information, see [[Software Development]].
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== 3. Project's life ==
 
== 3. Project's life ==
Open Food Facts also needs contributions the global project's life: communication, community management, project management, quality control, fundraising, etc.
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Open Food Facts also needs contributions the global project's life: communication, community management, project management, quality control, fundraising, etc. '''We really need help there!'''
  
 
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Revision as of 16:08, 28 May 2020

Open Food Facts is a collaborative and citizen project. There are different ways to contribute.

1. Improving the database

The database is the core of the project. It's easy and very quick to help.

You can download the mobile app for your phone, and start adding or improving products.

On the other hand, Open Food Facts website offers many ways to contribute:

2. Software development

The major part of Open Food Facts tools and softwares are made by volunteers. Software development includes Open Food Facts backend (Perl and MongoDB); API (JSON); website (HTML5, JS, Foundation); iOS native (Swift); Android native (Java); AI (python, R); translations; etc.

For more information, see Software Development.

3. Project's life

Open Food Facts also needs contributions the global project's life: communication, community management, project management, quality control, fundraising, etc. We really need help there!

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