How to Contribute

We'd love to accept your patches and contributions to this project. There are just a few small guidelines you need to follow.

Contributor License Agreement

Contributions to this project must be accompanied by a Contributor License Agreement (CLA). You (or your employer) retain the copyright to your contribution; this simply gives us permission to use and redistribute your contributions as part of the project. Head over to to see your current agreements on file or to sign a new one.

You generally only need to submit a CLA once, so if you‘ve already submitted one (even if it was for a different project), you probably don’t need to do it again.

Code Reviews

All submissions, including submissions by project members, require review. We use GitHub pull requests for this purpose. Consult GitHub Help for more information on using pull requests.

Coding style

The Dart source code in this repo follows the:

You should familiarize yourself with those guidelines.

File headers

All files in the Dart project must start with the following header; if you add a new file please also add this. The year should be a single number stating the year the file was created (don‘t use a range like “2011-2012”). Additionally, if you edit an existing file, you shouldn’t update the year.

// Copyright (c) 2022, the Dart project authors.  Please see the AUTHORS file
// for details. All rights reserved. Use of this source code is governed by a
// BSD-style license that can be found in the LICENSE file.

Community Guidelines

This project follows Google's Open Source Community Guidelines.

We pledge to maintain an open and welcoming environment. For details, see our code of conduct.