7 open source projects to cut your teeth on (and the ones to avoid) The reasons for contributing to open source projects are as diverse as the projects themselves: To garner new skills, add experience, network with peers, or just for fun. Choosing a project that best suits your needs, and one that is friendly to newcomers, however, can be a daunting task. We polled well-known open source contributors for their recommendations, and the best way to start. Setup Diaspora on Ubuntu Diaspora => The privacy aware, personally controlled, do-it-all, open source social network. Was seeing lot of people facing issues to in set up, including me at the beginning, so i thought to make a setup script for ubuntu os,which can be cloned from my repo [[ Mentioned below ]]. I have tested it to the max i could, still it might not be fool proof, do try and let me know if you find any bugs. Me trying Diaspora on my localhost Bit flaky Update : This script got merged with the main branch of Diaspora
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Open Source Projects To Contribute To and Learn From Hello, welcome to open source projects series. Thank you for stopping by. Today am going to focus on open source projects to contribute to if you are a beginner. When starting anything, you want to start it on the right footing. The other day I was talking to a recruiter at an event and what she told me sounded very familiar to what you hear everywhere as a programmer – while applying for a job, you need to have some side project to show for your experience. That will improve your chances of getting an offer.
How to install Diaspora on Windows? So the wait is over. Diaspora is finally here. I have been working on getting it up and running in Windows. How to Identify an Agent Provocateur As governments around the world, including our own, face more and more popular resistance, we’re witnessing a revival of the use of agent provocateurs. An agent provocateur is the well-used tactic of using undercover military or police to join a dissenting group or protest in order to provoke others in the group to carry out illegal actions and violence. The goal is to discredit the group from the inside. Sometimes the group gets discredited with those outside. LibreOffice Easy Hacks Welcome This page is all about our Easy Hacks project. These hacks have been determined to be great starting points for new developers on the project - when you visit the bug on our bug tracker you will find useful code pointers as well as at least one expert who will be available to help you if you have questions. A few random EasyHacks Please feel free to tackle one of these!
Reddit hits 1 billion page views per month 2 February '11, 09:58pm Follow Reddit has just reported that their site’s analytics have a sweet new punctuation mark next to them, meaning that its site has served one billion users in just one month. Hacker Guide VLC media player is a very popular, but quite large and complex piece of software. It uses a large number of 3rd party libraries. VLC development is open source, and then a large community of developers worldwide contribute to it. However, entering a project such as VLC media player can be long and complex for new developers.
Contributors Tech Guide This document is meant for Apache contributors. A contributor is anyone who wants contribute (code, documentation, tests, ideas, anything!) to any Apache project hosted here at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Note: if you are interested in contributing financially, please see the ASF Foundation contribution page. Existing Apache Committers should see the New Committer Guide and FAQ. Several books and many papers have been written about the way open source works and how you can become a valuable member of the open source/free software community.
Contribute to the project What are the financial needs of VideoLAN? Buy hardware for developing and testing purposes (DVDs, satellite cards and antenna, MPEG encoding cards,...) Maintain the servers and hardware to run VideoLAN services. Promote the project by organizing or participating in events (FOSDEM, Linux Expo Paris, ...) Contributing to Django Django is a community that lives on its volunteers. As it keeps growing, we always need more people to help others. As soon as you learn Django, you can contribute in many ways: