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What is openFIRST?

The openFIRST Portal System is an integrated set of modules which may be used together to create or enhance a web site. It is directed towards teams participating in the FIRST robotics competition. The openFIRST Portal System is a completely student-developed project that has had contributions from a wide variety of teams from Brasil, Canada and the United States.

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Developers?

openFIRST is developed by a number of students from the FIRST Robotics competition teams #1006, #1049, #781, #1075, #1501, #1227, and #1257. You may read more about the developers here. To learn how to contribute to the project, and for a technical reference about writing modifications / patches / enhancements for the openFIRST system, read the openFIRST Contributor's HOWTO. New contributors are always welcome.

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USFIRST Robotics

USFIRST is the largest North American robotics competition that has over 800 teams and many competitions yearly. Read more.

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openFIRST was developed with:



XHTML 1.0
Apache
Microsoft IIS
Sambar
PHP
MySQL
(Other databases are also supported)

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Glossary

The glossary is arranged in alphabetical order. Sections and whom they are relevant are not marked, as it is assumed this will be used primarily as a reference when an unfamiliar term is mentioned elsewhere.

BZ - BZ is often used as a short form to refer to the openFIRST project's Bugzilla Site (http://bugzilla.openfirst.org).

module - when referring to the distributed modules (as in the modules produced by the openFIRST project), a module is a component of a complete site. People can pick and choose which modules to install from a wide selection (eg, a guestbook, a members area, etc.).

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