DataLab is your platform. If you want it to be improved, you can contribute to the project, whether you are a developer or not.

There are many ways to contribute to DataLab project, depending on how much time you have, your experience with open source projects, and your skills.

Share your ideas and experiences#

No coding required

Besides the classic bug reports and feature requests, you can share your ideas and experiences for improving DataLab. In particular, we are very interested in your feedback on the documentation and tutorials. Moreover, if you have a use case that you would like to share with the community, please let us know.


Reporting a bug


Suggesting an enhancement


Suggesting a documentation topic


Suggesting a tutorial topic

Share your scientific/technical knowledge#

No coding required

Your technical or scientific knowledge is also very valuable to us, as you may directly contribute to the documentation or tutorials. Or, better, if you want to write a tutorial, we will be happy to help you.

Again without coding, you can contribute to DataLab project by:

  • Writing documentation

  • Writing a tutorial

Contribute to new features#

Coding (beginner) Coding (advanced)

Even if you are not a developer, you can contribute to the project by:

  • Testing new features

  • Writing and submitting new Plugins

  • Writing and submitting macro-commands

Develop new features#

Coding (advanced)

If you are a developer, you can contribute to the core of the project by fixing bugs or implementing new features.


Contributing to the code