A little over a year ago I started a community (OSRG) that I wanted to build into a new way of approaching Open Source Contributing, emphasizing on gamification, crowdsourcing & mob programming as some main pillars. Very quickly we realized the power of this when we knocked out a MONSTER of a repository in 30 days converting it from Enzyme to React Testing Library, not long after I burned out from many different things.
Jacob MG Evans@HospitalRun Raid:
⚔️ 25+ contributors
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🧪 100% @TestingLib
@SlightEmma @codyarose @_nobrayner @aprillion_0042 @michaelpeyper @TAbrodi @juhanakristian @jackcmeyer @kentcdodds #DEVCommunity
github.com/HospitalRun/ho…14:35 PM - 15 Jan 2021
Well during that time something I realized was a platform & system needed to be built for all this! Great! We also needed a community! We have one! Cool we are chugging along, people starting wondering "Why gamification? It is so much effort, who cares!?" Valid questions, well now I have a Twitch channel where I am merging my Nerddoms!! The plans are to take the channel building on the community, introduce more people to my passion for games like Dungeons & Dragons, coding, Open Source Contributing and combine them in the channel. Ideas like having streams with panels of people mob programming with me live on Twitch w/ people helping in chat, interacting on Discord, and even building the platform together in the open that will change how people approach coding!