in a project • Try ﬁnd a bug in project you use, report it. • If you don’t, developers won’t ﬁnd and ﬁx them. • Take time and write-up into project’s bug tracking system. • Verify bug and improve the tickets. Is a different version? different platform?
exploring new project. Documentation. • Then you will looking for an example. How to use it. • For example a few screenshots will help new users. • If you more, you can contribute to project’s wiki or ofﬁcial site.
going to give you the most motivation. • Helping the open source community will become an everyday part of your life as a software developer. • And open source software will be the better for your contributions.