Session: Open Source: Why, How and When?
There is a lot of ambiguity around how to get started with Open Source and is it even worth it. Open Source is for everyone and it can be part of your routine even if you have a full-time job.
This talk will include how to get started with open source, what are its benefits, why would you contribute, and what is the best time to contribute?
- Challenges to expect while getting started with your Open Source journey.
- Key benefits to contribute in Open Source.
- Impact of your contribution in the tech community.
I am currently working as a Software Engineer at BioRender and have 4 years of experience. Prior to this, I was actively working as a freelancer at Kiwix (Open Source organization) and also participated in the GSoC (Google Summer of Code) event in 2020.