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I received first donation on my open-source side project and it felt great 😍

gorvgoyl profile image Gourav Originally published at gourav.io ・Updated on ・1 min read

You can read the updated version on https://gourav.io/blog/first-donation-on-open-source-side-project

I made a plugin for VS Code a while back (3 yrs) for my own use. Other people started using it so I recently decided to put a donate button in plugin description and see what happens. And guess what somebody donated 5$.

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I know I know it's not a big amount but somebody put an effort to make that transaction means he cares about it and found it useful.

This is the plugin I'm talking about. It adds new toolbar buttons to VSCode: https://github.com/GorvGoyl/Shortcut-Menu-Bar-VSCode-Extension


Thank you for reading, I would love to connect with you on Twitter @GorvGoyl

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Killian Frappart

CongratulationπŸ”₯

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Jashandeep Singh

Great Sir.....

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Hanna

Nice extension! Might use it myself, looks neat.

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Gourav Author

glad you found it useful :)

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Creative_minds

Great Bro!!

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XTechnology

πŸ‘πŸ‘
really excellent .. I wish you continued success

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Adrian Emil Grigore

Congratulations!