I'm interested in our different stories of how we got involved in the open source community in the first place. Would you mind sharing yours?
|a lecturer annoyed me to go to a user group.|
|by using a linux distro and then joining that distro to contribute|
|Enter your suggestions|
|I developed new features for an open source project and shared them|
|I felt like I needed to give back to the projects that I had been using for a long time already|
|I only use it, I am not a programmer.|
@matthewpoer Matthew Poer
Open Source means a lot to me. I'm a PHP developer and have always worked on LAMP stacks, usually with 100% open source software. I learned using free documentation, training guides and tools over the past 10 years or so. I feel like a grew up on open source. As soon as I was able to, I started givi...
@DragonBe Michelangelo van Dam
If I never posted that fix on that forum, people now don't have to listen to me talking about community and open source. :-)
@dancryer Dan Cryer
I couldn't face installing Jenkins, so I built myself a really simple continuous integration tool, used it for a few weeks and then open sourced it as PHPCI. Now it's a relatively big project that does loads of stuff, with quite a few contributors: https://phptesting.org
@ElectricMaxxx Maximilian 'Berghoff
OpenSource is a very important part of our work. Some use lots of OS bundles/packages and never give something back. I think we should try to give that back what we get. That dosn't need to be the same project. So if i use JQuery to make my life easier for Frontend stuff, but i try to investest lots...