How to Get Started With Open Source?

twitter logo Originally published at Medium on ・1 min read

With a video walkthrough where I actually make a PR.

  1. Pick a Problem
  2. Solve that Problem using open source
  3. Be the critique and find fault in the system.
  4. Don’t bad mouth, just raise issues
  5. Offer to fix them
  6. Give the fix and collaborate with them on making it better
  7. Pray all gods, and hope your fix gets merged.

Watch the tutorial video, where I walk you through how to pick a problem and actually solve it and give a pull request.

twitter logo DISCUSS (1)
Classic DEV Post from Nov 9 '18

Things Nobody Told Me About Being a Software Engineer

My dad started teaching me Basic when I was about 7 years old, and since about ...

Bhavani Ravi profile image
Backend engineer with an eye for Product management and User experience

dev.to now has dark theme. 🌝

Go to the "misc" section of your settings and select night theme

P.S. You can also change font to sans serif, which a lot of folks prefer. πŸ’–

P.P.S. It's also the best place to talk code amongst thoughtful developers, and it's totally open source