Category:Verify a Bug (Pathway)
The contributor will: study and attempt to reproduce a bug in the issue tracker, and update the issue to indicate that the bug was verified or that more information is needed. The contribution is: more information about the bug, which could make it easier to fix.
|Area||The contributor must be able to:|
Pathway Steps, Outcomes, & Learning Activities
Follow the project’s policies and practices to complete the steps below.
|Pathway Step||Step Outcome||Process Skills Focus||Related Learning Activities|
|1. Select a bug.||Bug identified||
Solving A Bug (incorrectly named)
| 2. Read the bug report on the issue tracker.
||Decision to proceed to the next step or a request for more information in the issue tracker.|
| 3. Reproduce the bug
||Observation of program behavior or a request for more information in the issue tracker.|
|4. Report results on the issue tracker||Report posted to issue tracker.||
Part of Reproduce a Bug Activity
Notes for Learning Activities Related to this Pathway
When creating activities:
- Use examples to demonstrate concepts to student.
- Use screen shots when possible.
- Prompt students to indicate the exact steps taken to replicate the bug.