# Contributing to Yargs
Me hearties, we would love to have you contribute to yargs!
1. Look through the existing issues and see if your idea is something new.
2. Create a new issue, or comment on an existing issue that you would like
to help solve:
* it's usually best to get some feedback before proceeding to write code.
3. fork the yargs repo, and clone it to your computer:
* GitHub has [great documentation](https://help.github.com/articles/using-pull-requests/) regarding writing your first pull request.
4. make sure that you write unit-test for any code that you write for yargs:
* we use the [standard](https://github.com/feross/standard) coding style,
which will validate your style when you run tests.
* look through our extensive test suite in `/test` to get an idea for how
to write unit-tests for this codebase.
5. make sure you are comfortable with the Code of Conduct outlined below.
## Contributor Code of Conduct
As contributors and maintainers of this project, and in the interest of
fostering an open and welcoming community, we pledge to respect all people who
contribute through reporting issues, posting feature requests, updating
documentation, submitting pull requests or patches, and other activities.
We are committed to making participation in this project a harassment-free
experience for everyone, regardless of level of experience, gender, gender
identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, personal appearance,
body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, or nationality.
Examples of unacceptable behavior by participants include:
* The use of sexualized language or imagery
* Personal attacks
* Trolling or insulting/derogatory comments
* Public or private harassment
* Publishing other's private information, such as physical or electronic
addresses, without explicit permission
* Other unethical or unprofessional conduct
Project maintainers have the right and responsibility to remove, edit, or
reject comments, commits, code, wiki edits, issues, and other contributions
that are not aligned to this Code of Conduct, or to ban temporarily or
permanently any contributor for other behaviors that they deem inappropriate,
threatening, offensive, or harmful.
By adopting this Code of Conduct, project maintainers commit themselves to
fairly and consistently applying these principles to every aspect of managing
this project. Project maintainers who do not follow or enforce the Code of
Conduct may be permanently removed from the project team.
This Code of Conduct applies both within project spaces and in public spaces
when an individual is representing the project or its community.
Instances of abusive, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behavior may be
reported by contacting a project maintainer at firstname.lastname@example.org. All
complaints will be reviewed and investigated and will result in a response that
is deemed necessary and appropriate to the circumstances. Maintainers are
obligated to maintain confidentiality with regard to the reporter of an
This Code of Conduct is adapted from the [Contributor Covenant][homepage],
version 1.3.0, available at