Getting Started in Open Source Software


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Getting Started in Open Source Software

“Do I literally just fork a repo and claim an issue?”

A friend recently asked me for advice getting started contributing to open source software. My friend has some extra time and is motivated to help out. My friend’s desire to do some open source contribution is a bit like a desire to write a novel: “Ok, I want to write the next great American novel. What should I write about?”

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