Tech Talk

Getting the Most Out of Open Source

Updated on October 7, 2020

Staff Software Engineer

Getting the Most Out of Open Source

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About the Talk

Contributing to open source should be fun and rewarding! Whether you are a beginner or seasoned open source enthusiast, you’ll come away from this talk refreshed and ready to contribute to or maintain an open source project.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to have happy, productive, and meaningful interactions with the open source community.
  • How to craft a great issue and PR (pull request).

This Talk is Designed For

  • Open source contributors and maintainers of all levels.

Resources

GitHub guides

Further Reading

About the Presenter

Nick Taylor is a Senior Software Developer at Forem/DEV working on all things Forem. When he’s not programming, he enjoys working out, snowboarding, and a long long time ago, rugby. He is not a big fan of spiders.

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Staff Software Engineer

I am a Staff Software Engineer focusing on front-end technologies and tooling with a growing interest in serverless and edge computing.

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