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Make Something Great: Become an Open Source Contributor

Make Something Great: Become an Open Source Contributor

Learn from a Bootstrap team member how you can take your career to the next level.

During this presentation, you will learn how you can begin a career in the open source world, starting from scratch until becoming a core committee of some of the biggest projects in the world.

You will learn:

How to find your community;
What tools do you need to know;
How to take your first steps;
What are the different ways in which you can participate;
How to turn your hobby into your future work.
Once you know the secrets of the open source world, your career will skyrocket!

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Andres Galante

October 21, 2019
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  1. Open Source @andresgalante

  2. Hallo!

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  5. OPEN SOURCE STORIES 1

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  9. Andrés Galante @andresgalante andresgalante.com Bootstrap

  10. OPEN SOURCE NEEDS YOU! 2

  11. OPEN SOURCE NEEDS YOU 2 Open source is a community

  12. Developers 2 OPEN SOURCE NEEDS YOU

  13. “Diversity is what can take Open Source from where it

    is to where it could be” Una Kravets, Open Source Design OPEN SOURCE NEEDS YOU 2
  14. Designers OPEN SOURCE NEEDS YOU 2

  15. Writers 2 OPEN SOURCE NEEDS YOU

  16. 2 OPEN SOURCE NEEDS YOU

  17. 2 Without communication there is no community. OPEN SOURCE NEEDS

    YOU
  18. Developers (that don’t want to write code) 2 OPEN SOURCE

    NEEDS YOU
  19. WORKING FOR FREE 3

  20. Open source

  21. Networking WORKING FOR FREE 3

  22. Brian Goetz Dan Abramov James Gosling Gavin King Una Kravets

    Doug Lea Martin Odersky Martin Thompson … y muchos otros! 3 WORKING FOR FREE
  23. Show what you know 3 WORKING FOR FREE

  24. Bleeding edge 3 WORKING FOR FREE

  25. …it’s addictive! 3 WORKING FOR FREE

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  27. FINDING YOUR COMMUNITY 4

  28. FINDING YOUR COMMUNITY 4

  29. https://github.com/explore

  30. https://www.codetriage.com/

  31. Respect 4 1 FINDING YOUR COMMUNITY

  32. Communication 4 2 FINDING YOUR COMMUNITY

  33. Trust 4 3 FINDING YOUR COMMUNITY

  34. THE TOOLS 5

  35. The Command line THE TOOLS 5

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  37. 5 THE TOOLS

  38. 5 THE TOOLS

  39. https://try.github.io/

  40. Communication channels 5 THE TOOLS

  41. FIRST STEPS 6

  42. Start with small contributions! 6 FIRST STEPS

  43. good first issue help wanted 6 FIRST STEPS

  44. hacktoberfest!

  45. Administrative tasks Review issues and PR, reply to forums and

    chats. 6 FIRST STEPS
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  47. LEVELING UP 7

  48. LEVELING UP 7 DEMO

  49. … but I don’t have time!

  50. Open source is waiting for you

  51. Muchas Gracias ❤ @andresgalante

  52. @andresgalante