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OpenHatch - Community tools for free and open source software

OpenHatch - Community tools for free and open source software
OpenHatch is a non-profit dedicated to matching prospective free software contributors with communities, tools, and education. We provide online tools for new contributors We organize and support outreach events Open Source Comes to Campus Through workshops at colleges, we teach the next generation of students how to participate in open source communities. In-Person Event Handbook We share advice on running successful sprints, hackathons, and workshops with new contributors to open source projects. Affiliated Events We help organizers run outreach events, including workshops with Python user groups to improve their gender diversity.

Related:  open sourceOpen SourceMoreGitHubCareer Help The X.Org project provides an open source implementation of the X Window System. The development work is being done in conjunction with the community. The X.Org Foundation is the educational non-profit corporation whose Board serves this effort, and whose Members lead this work. The latest release of the full X.Org stack is X11R7.7, though many individual X.Org modules have had new versions released since then - see the xorg-announce archives for details of those releases. Contributing to the Mozilla codebase This page should guide you through the first steps of contributing to Mozilla. Welcome, we're delighted to see you! :) Need help? Intro Projects · plt/racket Wiki This page lists Racket projects which are feasible for people who don't have a lot of experience with the Racket code base. They're mostly small, self contained, and would be extremely useful. Some involve writing a new library that would be useful to lots of other people, and some help fix or clean up some aspect of the existing Racket code base. The best place to ask for help with any of these is on the users mailing list.

Tethne 0.8 Documentation — tethne 0.8 documentation Tethne Need help? Have a feature request? Please check out the tethne-users group . Tethne 0.8 Documentation¶ 1. Intentcasting {*style:<i> Each post in the 'Blueprints for Networked Cocreation' series will describe a capability that is necessary for open, creative collaboration and give examples of tools that instantiate that capability. The blueprints are free for anyone to pick up, use or reuse. The first capability we will look at is intentcasting. </i>*} Returning to Free Software: A Guide A month or two ago, I made a conscious decision that I would return to using as much Free Software as possible. The PRISM debacle of the last week confirmed my fears and reasoning, and so I made the decision to accelerate the schedule. Here’s what I did, and how you can, too. My GNU/Linux Background

Developer’s Guide — Python Developer's Guide This guide is a comprehensive resource for contributing to Python – for both new and experienced contributors. It is maintained by the same community that maintains Python. We welcome your contributions to Python! How to Make a Resume If You've Never Had a Job Many people think of a resume as a listing of previous job experience---a challenge for someone who's never held a job. Nevertheless, many potential employers request a resume along with your job application. If you've never held a job, your resume should focus more on what you know than where you've worked. This kind of resume, known as a functional resume, highlights experiences and skills that will enable you to do the job for which you're applying. Make a list of your strengths. You'll want to emphasize these in your resume and focus on past experiences that highlight these strengths.

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