I'm sure you can be a contributor today!
If you mean contributing with posts, there will always be somebody that needs to learn what you already did.
If you mean contributing to the dev.to project, I bet there are beginner friendly things to work on. And btw, 2.5yrs isn't that much of the beginner. 😉
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