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Contributing to an Open Source Project on GitHub

by Kamran Ayub

In this course, you will learn how to get involved in an open source project by being an effective contributor. You'll understand how to onboard yourself, engage the team, work with others, and walk through real-world scenarios.

What you'll learn

Where do you begin to get involved in an open source project? In this course, Contributing to an Open Source Project on GitHub, you will learn foundational knowledge of how to be an effective open source contributor. First, you will explore how to find a project that suits your interests. Next, you will discover how to tackle common pull request scenarios in the real world by working with others. Finally, you will learn how to leverage GitHub's social features to keep updated on what you care about most. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of working with open source projects needed to make high-quality contributions you will be proud of.

About the author

Kamran Ayub is a technologist specializing in building full-stack solutions with a focus on modern web technology and cloud native architecture. He's spent over 12 years implementing consumer-facing and line of business applications for Fortune 500 companies using a vast array of technologies. He strives to design impeccable user experiences built using solid software quality practices like testability, scalability, and maintainability. Kamran loves sharing what he knows and presents regularly a... more

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