Open-Source Contribution: Guide for Developers

Upskill your Portfolio by becoming a Professional Open-Source Contributor

The Open-Source ecosystem is booming and is driving innovation at a much faster pace. Open-Source is the best means for developers and techies to showcase their skills and constantly update themselves with the latest trends and rapidly evolving tech landscape.

What you’ll learn

  • Contribute to several popular Open-Source Projects..
  • Utilize this skill to Strengthen their Professional Resume and Technical Portfolio!.
  • Monetize your contributions and generate an additional Income Stream..
  • Take advantage of Oppurtunities geared towards Open-Source Contributors!.
  • Use Git and GitHub effectively as you progress with your Contribution Streak..

Course Content

  • Before You Begin –> 3 lectures • 8min.
  • Course Overview –> 3 lectures • 10min.
  • Fundamentals To Get You Started –> 3 lectures • 22min.
  • Git Walkthrough –> 8 lectures • 1hr 27min.
  • Important concepts for Contributors –> 4 lectures • 52min.
  • Open-Source Contributor: Blueprint –> 6 lectures • 35min.
  • Opportunities for Contributors –> 3 lectures • 17min.
  • Conclusion –> 2 lectures • 3min.

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Requirements

  • Development Machine with Windows/MacOS/Linux.
  • Programming software/build tools for your language of choice.
  • Git software installed on the machine.
  • Decent internet connection.
  • Reasonable background in Programming and Software Development.

The Open-Source ecosystem is booming and is driving innovation at a much faster pace. Open-Source is the best means for developers and techies to showcase their skills and constantly update themselves with the latest trends and rapidly evolving tech landscape.

 

Utilize your ability to code and build solutions, and take it to the next level by grooming yourself into becoming an Open-Source Contributor.

 

As your progress on your Contribution streak, you:

  • Enhance your developer profile by showcasing your skills to potential leads
  • Monetize on your new-found skill to generate an additional revenue stream
  • Take advantage of potential Open-Source initiatives and sponsorship opportunities
  • pick up other learnings such as
    • The best software development practices and design patterns used
    • Interact, communicate and collaborate more effectively with project owners, maintainers and other contributors as well
    • Familiarize yourself with Build pipelines, Task automation, and Testing tools such as for Code Quality, Coverage, etc.

 

Note: Previous background in programming and software development is expected, so please ensure the same before enrolling in this course.

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