FOSSMeet 2017

FOSSMeet is an annual event at NIT Calicut that brings together the Free and Open Source Community from around the country.

Siddharth Kshetrapal

Siddharth Kshetrapal


How to get started in open source

Submitted Nov 19, 2016

Contributing to open source for the first time can be scary and a little overwhelming. This talk breaks it down and makes it easier.


  1. What + Why OSS?
  2. Where do you start?
  3. Reading code and fixing bugs
  4. Use the community
  5. Homework! What you can do today


basic understanding of code?

Speaker bio

Physics graduate, ❤ Interfaces and javascript


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