As open source software, DataTables is free for you to investigate its source, and I would very much encourage you to do so and contribute any changes you make back to the project so others can also benefit. This section of the manual describes how you can build DataTables from source, contribute code and the planned road map for DataTables.
Open source makes the world go round and this is possible due to the contributions of the community developers adding features and addressing issues as they require. Like all open source software, DataTables thrives on contributions, so if you are thinking of joining in, firstly, thank you and secondly, continue reading! Read more »