Complete Guide to Open Source – How to Contribute


Learn why and how to contribute to open source software. You will learn about how to find projects to contribute to, how to make issues and PRs, how to make money from open source, and more.

?? Course created by Eddie Jaoude. Check out his channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/eddiejaoude

?? Course Contents ??
?? (00:00) Introduction
?? (01:11) What is Open Source
?? (01:46) Why you should care about Open Source
?? (04:06) What is Git
?? (04:56) What is GitHub
?? (05:24) Example custom GitHub profile
?? (06:01) GitHub features
?? (13:37) GitHub Actions for Continuous Integration (CI)
?? (14:49) Insights tab for more project information
?? (15:04) GitHub Discussions for threaded conversations
?? (15:41) GitHub Projects board like Trello
?? (16:10) GitHub Wiki
?? (17:15) How to find Open Source projects
?? (19:40) How to write Markdown
?? (27:58) Draft a Pull Request (PR)
?? (29:06) Make money directly with GitHub Sponsors
?? (30:15) Make money indirectly from Open Source
?? (32:19) freeCodeCamp.org Open Source resources
?? (34:04) Everyone is a Project Maintainer
?? (39:49) How to customize your GitHub profile
?? (40:46) Conclusion

? freeCodeCamp How to Contribute to Open Source repo: https://github.com/freeCodeCamp/how-to-contribute-to-open-source

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