As with any open source project, there are several ways you can help:
Your participation in the community is much appreciated!
There are several reasons these are good things.
The project operate under a meritocracy, meaning those that the developers notice participating to a high extent will be invited to join the project as a committer.
This is as much based on personality and ability to work with other developers and the community as it is with proven technical ability. Being unhelpful to other users, or obviously looking to become a committer for bragging rights and nothing else is frowned upon, as is asking to be made a committer without having contributed sufficiently to be invited.
There are a number of conventions used in the project, which contributors and developers alike should follow for consistency's sake.
The code styling is a derived from the coding guidelines established by Sun Microsystems and well documented in the official Java Code Conventions Guide. The code style adopted by the SmartWeb framework is a little more relaxed.
We have few rules on files committed to the repository, but we encourage anyone to respect them, which means respect other committers:
Any developer who repeatedly misleads this rules will see his committing privileges revoked in respect of other committers.