The Apache Beam community is friendly and welcoming. We are glad to help with any question, suggestion or idea you have. Contact us in the following channels:
Available contact channels
Get user support, ask general questions and stay up-to-date with project news
|User mailing list: email@example.com|
Developer and contributor discussions
|Developer mailing list: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Report bugs, request features, follow known issues
|Apache Beam Jira Tracker|
Ask and answer community questions
|Apache Beam category in Stackoverflow.|
Contact users and contributors in real time through the ASF slack workspace.
|The ASF slack workspace|
Join the #beam chanel and browse other available channels. Don’t ask Beam questions in #general, we don’t monitor it.
Firehose of commits, bugs, pull requests, etc.
|Build mailing list email@example.com|
Firehose of build notifications from Jenkins
|Commits mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org|
Mailing list, what are they and how they work
The official communication channels for Apache projects are their mailing lists, and Apache Beam has two main lists: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. The topics for each of them can be seen in the section above.
Subsribe and Unsubscribe:
Prior to sending emails to these lists, you need to subscribe. To subscribe, send a blank email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org depending on the list you want to write to.
Useful Tips for Sending Emails
Tip 1: Use tags in your subject line. A tag is a word within a pair of brackets  that indicate the type of message you’re sending. For example: [Bug] or [Proposal] or [Question] or [Idea]. Tags help folks navigate emails easier.
Tip 2: If you’re asking a troubleshooting question, provide as much information as possible to help others replicate your issue or find possible solutions.
Tip 3: Share complete links instead of hyperlinks. A common practice in Apache is adding a number tag like  to indicate a word is a link or an attachment, and use the tag as a footnote to add the complete link at the end of your message.
Last updated on 2021/02/03
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