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Making your first code contribution - Open Source Community Africa


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This is a short talk and discussion centered around practices and tips for making your first (and more) code contributions to open source.

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Making your first code contribution - Open Source Community Africa

  1. 1. Making Your First Code Contribution. A short practical session by Abati Adewale
  2. 2. ABATI “ACEKYD” ADEWALE Developer Advocate @ Ingressive Open source Enthusiast YouTuber Tutor @ Gamer and Basketballer WHO AM I? @acekyd @ace_kyd
  3. 3. What is Free and Open Source Software? Free and open-source software (FOSS) is software that anyone is freely licensed to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code Is openly shares so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software
  4. 4. FINDING A PROJECT A project you use regularly A project built in your favorite language A project that appears interesting to you Find projects trending around you. Checkout projects by developers you know or follow
  5. 5. CONTRIBUTING CODE Fork the repo Clone repo locally Create a new branch Submit a pull request Find the next issue or project.
  6. 6. What’s Next? Reviewed, Declined, Merged.
  7. 7. @acekyd @ace_kyd