Getting the Most Out of Open Source
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.
- Slides from this talk
- Configuring issue templates for your repository
- Creating a pull request template for your repository
- Setting guidelines for repository contributors
- Introducing draft pull requests
- How to Harness Radical Candor in Code Reviews by The DEV Team
- Your First Open Source Contribution, (pdf) from Emily Giurleo’s Codeland 2020 workshop
- GitHub Tips & Tricks, by Joe Previte
- What Open Source Project Should I Contribute to?, by Kent C. Dodds
- How to Contribute to an Open Source Project on GitHub, by Kent C. Dodds
- Git: Cheat Sheet (advanced), by Maxence Poutord
- Learn Git Concepts, Not Commands, by Nico Riedmann
- Any Contribution to Open Source is Valuable by Nick Taylor
- Projects With Great Documentation by Nick Taylor
- conventional: comments by Paul Slaughter
- Learn In Public, by Shawn Wang (@swyx)
- husky: an npm package by typicode
- lint-staged: an npm package by okonet(Andrey Okonetchnikov)
- Your Code of Conduct by Open Source Guides
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.