OPTASY: The Drupal Quality Initiative: How Do You Know When Your Contributed Project Is Ready to Be Released? How Do You Assess Its Quality?

The Drupal Quality Initiative: How Do You Know When Your Contributed Project Is Ready to Be Released? How Do You Assess Its Quality?

The Drupal Quality Initiative: How Do You Know When Your Contributed Project Is Ready to Be Released? How Do You Assess Its Quality?

adriana.cacoveanu
Fri, 01/25/2019 – 18:42

Let’s say you’ve been working on this contributed project for a few months now. It has gone from Beta 1 to Beta 2 to Beta… Now, how long till its final release? How do you know when it’s ready for the Drupal community to see and use? And this is precisely why the Drupal quality initiative was launched in the first place.

So that can we finally have some sort of a checklist at hand to use whenever we need to assess our code’s level of quality:
 

  • the standards that we should evaluate our contributed projects by 
  • the specific elements that go into the quality of our projects, such as contributed Drupal modules
  • a certain hierarchy of quality that we could rate our own projects by
     

And so on…

For, let’s admit it now: