This is resource list meant as checklist for contributing to the Debian project uploading a new package and mantaining it. If you just want to package a software as deb and distribute it in your unofficial repository, checkinstall and aptly provide an easy solution.
- Get involved: IRC
- Find out if the software already exists in Debian
- Fill an Intent to Package issue (ITP)
- Package the software
- Ask for sponsorship from a DM or a DD