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Andrew Nevins

Sometimes, but other times I contribute because I enjoy it. These are the open source projects I've contributed to for example:

  • WordPress as a forum member: It was fun & I wanted to improve my communication skills for work
  • WordPress accessibility & core team: I had an interest in Accessibility & React (some of the core is built with React), but I did not use WordPress for work
  • Drupal: This was more difficult to get into and I didn't enjoy it as much, but I did use it for work
  • Gatsby: I have high hopes that this is going to be the future open source tech that will drive accessibility & it's React based, but I have yet to use it for work (I might in the next 5 years though)

Figuring out the right open source project is tricky. What can help is figuring out that important question of "Where do I want to be in 5 years?", and then you can start making steps towards that goal.

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ShakalakaB Author

very detailed example, learn much from the answer, thanks~~