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Junior Validators

Post by battye » Sun Jan 10, 2010 3:06 pm

Junior Validators

What is a Junior Validator?

Junior Validators assist the MOD Team with the validation of MODs. They help the MOD Team validators with pre-validation and testing.

Pre-validation involves running a check on MODs newly submitted to the MOD Database queue using the MOD Pre-Validation tool (MPV) and setting a status on the MOD accordingly.

Testing is the major role of a Junior Validator, and requires installing the MOD on a vanilla phpBB3 board through AutoMOD. After installing the MOD, all functions of the MOD and board should then be tested - all to make sure that the MOD and the board run error-free. The Junior Validator then makes any notes or suggestions to the MOD Team concerning the MOD and, again, the MOD status is set accordingly ("approve", "deny", "repack", etc). In a nutshell, this is the role of a Junior Validator.

Why should I become a Junior Validator?

As a Junior Validator you will be gaining valuable first-hand experience with MOD Team processes which could lead to consideration for a position on the MOD Team. You will also have access to private forums including a Junior MOD Validators forum where you can discuss MOD validation with fellow Junior Validators and MOD Team members.

Most importantly, it will be fun! If you have a passion for writing MODs you will find working with the MOD Team to help validate MODs, and also the opportunity to give something back to the community, very rewarding. The phpBB Team is a very friendly group of people so the chance to work closely with the MOD Team will be very enjoyable.

What are the requirements?

To be considered for a position as a Junior Validator, it is important that you:

- have authored a MOD and submitted it to the MOD Database.
- can communicate in English.
- understand the phpBB3 codebase.
- have an understanding of MODX and MOD policies
- are familiar with the MOD Validation checklist

Where can I apply?

To apply, please fill out the form at the bottom of the Junior Validators page and your application will be reviewed by the MOD Team shortly thereafter. Successful applicants will be notified by private message on phpBB.com.
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Re: Junior Validators

Post by DavidIQ » Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:13 am

To all: Feel free to discuss the whole Junior Validators program :)
I'm interested to hear what some of you think about it.
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Re: Junior Validators

Post by t_backoff » Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:53 am

I think it's a wonderful idea. The people who belong to this group really seem to know their stuff. I also enjoyed reading RMcGirr83's blog post about it.

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Re: Junior Validators

Post by Elias » Thu Mar 11, 2010 3:18 pm

Very happy the idea was accepted 8-)

Great work to all!
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Re: Junior Validators

Post by le-em » Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:08 pm

What's the difference between a validator a Jr Validator and the MOD team.

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Re: Junior Validators

Post by igorw » Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:27 pm

After the validators (MOD team) have completed the code review, the junior validators will test the submitted MOD. More information about how validation works.
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Re: Junior Validators

Post by le-em » Thu Mar 11, 2010 7:11 pm

Thanks for the link Igor

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Re: Junior Validators

Post by MichaelC » Fri Jul 16, 2010 9:15 pm

For any considering, I have been doing this for only a few days but you have a good laugh, you can help the modding community and help speed up the MOD Queue Time, its also quite rewarding and you can learn alot from it.
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Re: Junior Validators

Post by Paul » Sat Dec 25, 2010 6:20 pm

Hi all,

We are still looking for people joining our JR validator team. If you think you meet our requirements as outlined above, you should consider applying.

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Re: Junior Validators

Post by Paul » Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:06 am

Paul wrote:Hi all,

We are still looking for people joining our JR validator team. If you think you meet our requirements as outlined above, you should consider applying.

Thanks.
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Hi all,

We are still looking for people to join our JR valiadtor team. You should consider applying if you meet the requirements.

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Re: Junior Validators

Post by Paul » Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:35 am

Paul wrote:
Paul wrote:Hi all,

We are still looking for people joining our JR validator team. If you think you meet our requirements as outlined above, you should consider applying.

Thanks.
The phpBB MODifications team.
Hi all,

We are still looking for people to join our JR valiadtor team. You should consider applying if you meet the requirements.

Thanks,
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Re: Junior Validators

Post by callumacrae » Wed May 04, 2011 1:25 pm

Shameless bump there :D

Seriously though, what Unknown Bliss said - if you're considering applying, apply. It's a great team to be part of and you won't regret it. If you're not considering applying, consider applying ;)

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Re: Junior Validators

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Re: Junior Validators

Post by Ziddia » Sat May 21, 2011 10:03 pm

I'm going to apply as soon as I finish my MOD.

Hopefully they can accept me :D
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Re: Junior Validators

Post by Paul » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:05 pm

Paul wrote:
Paul wrote:Hi all,

We are still looking for people joining our JR validator team. If you think you meet our requirements as outlined above, you should consider applying.

Thanks.
The phpBB MODifications team.
Hi all,

We are still looking for people to join our JR valiadtor team. You should consider applying if you meet the requirements.

Thanks,
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