I am an artist by trade, software engineer in the cloud computing industry by profession. The Venn Diagram of art and development has a lot more overlap than you’d imagine as both fields are creative and share a multitude of ideas, principles, and driving forces. So when I took an unconventional path to becoming a software engineer, much of my prior art experience helped to shape my current career and reinforce my admiration for both art and software development.
I wanted to share a piece of my story because:
This article was originally published on the Vultr Blog here and adapted for Medium.
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Today’s tip is inspired by my noob struggles working with open source code.
I’ve recently been writing code for a variety of open source projects and I’m sharing the small amount of knowledge I have to solidify what I know and in hopes that maybe it can help someone.
If you’ve never contributed to open source, it can be daunting at first, but there’s repos out there where you can make a small difference and build confidence. Check here for some ideas, or check some of your favorite repos or organizations for issues or features labeled as good for beginners…
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