Contributing to the Google API Client Library for .NET

Contributor License Agreements (CLAs)

Before we can accept your code patches, you need to submit either an individual or a corporate Contributor License Agreement (CLA):

  • If you are an individual writing original source code and you're certain that you own the intellectual property, submit an individual CLA.
  • If you work for a company, your company must submit a corporate CLA to indicate that you are allowed to contribute your work to this client library.

Follow either of the two links above to access the appropriate CLA and instructions for how to sign and return it. Once we receive it, we can add you to the official list of contributors.

Overview of submitting patches

To contribute code to this project, follow these general steps:

  1. Sign a Contributor License Agreement, as described above.
  2. Fork the GitHub repository, clone your fork locally, and work on it.
  3. Create a new issue in GitHub if there isn't one already to describe the feature or problem that your change addresses.
  4. Push your change back to your fork, and create a pull request for the change. Please refer to the GitHub issue in the commit message.
  5. One of the repository maintainers will review your change, potentially asking for further changes, and merging it when it is ready.