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The Beginner's Guide to Contributing to Open Source

The Beginner's Guide to Contributing to Open Source

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Amarachi Johnson-Ubah
ยทJun 8, 2021ยท

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Open-source projects are software whose codes are made public and are free to use, study, modify, and distribute for any purpose. Contributing to an open-source project is one of the best ways to receive immediate feedback and grow your development and programming skills.

In this article, we covered:

  • What open-source is
  • Benefits of contributing to open-source
  • How to get started with an open-source contribution
  • Open-source communities to join
  • Categories of people in open source projects
  • How to contribute to open-source without writing code
  • Resources and further reading

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