Ignored By Dinosaurs open source feed open source On contributing to open source projects https://www.ignoredbydinosaurs.com/posts/44-contributing-open-source-projects <p>Whenever a new developer shows up in some online thread asking for advice on how to learn to code, the replies <em>always</em> include "find an open source project to help with". The 5th birthday of the Macintosh that I bought to learn to code is any day now, and I've just now worked up the chops and the courage to follow that advice. Here's what I'd say to a younger me.</p> <p>When people say that, it's usually really intimidating to think about. What project? How do I get involved? What if I suck...</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:24:16 -0400