FOSSMeet 2017

FOSSMeet is an annual event at NIT Calicut that brings together the Free and Open Source Community from around the country.

How to get started in open source

Submitted by Siddharth Kshetrapal (@siddharthkp) on Saturday, 19 November 2016

Technical level: Beginner

Abstract

Contributing to open source for the first time can be scary and a little overwhelming. This talk breaks it down and makes it easier.

Outline

  1. What + Why OSS?
  2. Where do you start?
  3. Reading code and fixing bugs
  4. Use the community
  5. Homework! What you can do today

Requirements

basic understanding of code?

Speaker bio

Physics graduate, ❤ Interfaces and javascript

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