… Read article “Defining “View Source””
First, when we talk about “View Source” what precisely are we talking about? I think this is an important point to clarify, as it sometimes goes unsaid and therefore a lot of assumptions sneak into the conversation and we might realize we’re not all
I was browsing the Svelte docs on my iPhone and came across a blaring UI bug. The notch in the REPL knob was totally out of whack. I’m always looking to contribute to open source, and I thought this would be a quick and easy fix. Turns out, there was a lot more to it than just changing one line of CSS.
Replicating, debugging, setting up the local environment was interesting, difficult, and meaningful.… Read article “What I Learned by Fixing One Line of CSS in an Open Source Project”
The following is going to get slightly opinionated and aims to guide someone on their journey into open source. As a prerequisite, you should have basic familiarity with the command line and Git. If you know the concepts and want to dive right into the step by step how-to guide, check out this part of the article.
Truly, there is no one way to contribute to an open source project, and to be involved often means more than code … Read article “How to Contribute to an Open Source Project”
Open source software is thriving. Large corporations are building on software that rests on open collaboration, enjoying the many benefits of significant community adoption. Free and open source software is amazing for its ability to bring together many people from all over the world, and join their efforts and skills by their interests. … Read article “An Open Source Etiquette Guidebook”