Getting Started with Open Source

@imJenal

 Jyotsna Gupta

@imJenal

Hi! I'm Jyotsna

  • Free and Open Source Software
  • A computer software whose source code is made publicly available for modification and enhancements.
  • Released under various licenses like BSD, MIT etc

F O S S

@imJenal

@imJenal

  • Helps in writing cleaner code
  • Build your resume
  • Build your professional network
  • Gain recognition
  • Find greater job prospects
  • Aid in salary negotiations
  • Self Development

Why you should start contributing to FOSS?

@imJenal

How can you contribute to FOSS?

  • Technical

    • Mozilla

    • Apache

    • Python

    • Django

    • Wikipedia

@imJenal

  • Non-technical

    • Mozilla

Open Source programs

and initiatives

  • Google Summer of Code

  • Outreachy

  • 24 Pull Requests (December)

  • Hactoberfest (October)

  • Rails Girl Summer of Code

  • Seasons of Docs

  • Google Code-in (GCI)

@imJenal

M O Z I L L A

  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Promotes Openness, Innovation, and Opportunity on the Web
  • Best known for Firefox

@imJenal

  • Firefox browsers - Desktop, Android, iOS
  • Mozilla VPN
  • Pocket
  • Firefox Relay
  • Firefox Monitor
  • Facebook Container

Mozilla Products

@imJenal

@imJenal

  • Coding - Rust, Add-ons, VR
  • Testing - QA
  • Writing - MDN
  • Activism - Privacy Month
  • Translating - L10n
  • Helping - SuMo

Get Involved : Contribute

@imJenal

https://wiki.mozilla.org/Contribute

  • Giving back to the community
  • Connect with the Global Mozilla community
  • Self Development
  • Leadership Roles
  • Swags

Why you should start contributing to Mozilla?

@imJenal

@ imJenal 

https://slides.com/jenal/open-source

Getting Started with Open Source

By Jyotsna Gupta

Getting Started with Open Source

IIT Ropar | Jan 15 2022

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