Join Beam Community!

We’re so glad you want to join the Apache Beam community. Here’s a pathway you can follow to help you get started. This is not the only way to join, but it’s the recommended progression so you’re successful at reaching your objectives.

Join the Conversation

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Mailing Lists

Join the official Apache Beam user and developer mailing lists. Learn how here

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Slack Channel

For real-time communication, join us on the #beam channel in the ASF workspace.

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Twitter account

Follow @ApacheBeam on Twitter for the most recent news on the project and community!

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YouTube channel

Follow our YouTube channel for the latest training and use cases.

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Ask your Beam questions in StackOverflow using the apache-beam tag.

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Blog posts

Publish articles and share your knowledge about Beam on Medium using the apache-beam tag.


Follow our calendar in the homepage which has the latest events organized by the community.

Contribute to the Project

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Read our Contribution Guide and Policies

Get familiar with our contribution guide and policies.

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Create an Issue

Create an issue for any bugs you find or features you’d like to see added.

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Find an area to contribute

Beam recognizes code and non-code contributions. Check out the GitHub Issues for some inspiration.

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To contribute code, you need to sign an Individual Contributor License Agreement (ICLA). Learn more here.

Stay engaged!

Finds ways to stay engaged in the project and community and help us shape it’s strategy and vision.

Become a committer

Learn about Apache Beam Committers

Read how to become a committer to learn about ways to get nominated for committership.

Become a PMC member

Learn about the Project Management Committee (PMC)

The Project Management Committee (PMC) is the highest recognition in Apache projects. If you’re interested in becoming part of it, learn more about it here.

Still have questions?

Send us a note at OR mention @ApacheBeam on Twitter OR ask us in the #beam slack channel. We look forward to seeing you in the community!