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How-to: Your First Contribution
Michelle Casbon
OSCON
May 18, 2016
Austin
1. Identify your inspiration
2. Identify your motivation
3. Make friends
4. Meet someone you admire
5. Observe first
6. Be...
1. Identify your inspiration
• What gets your blood flowing?
• A language
• A domain
• An algorithm
• A paradigm
• An arch...
2. Identify your motivation
• What do you want to accomplish?
• Build a new project from the ground up?
• Master a new lan...
2. Identify your motivation
• What result do you want to see?
• Fame
• Fortune
• Eternal happiness
• Fountain of youth
• J...
3. Make friends
• Go to a meetup
• Go to a conference
• Ask them about their projects
• Ask if they want help
• Listen to ...
4. Meet someone you admire
• Go to workshops. They’re interactive.
• O’Reilly office hours & book signings
• Ask for intro...
4. Meet someone you admire
• Don’t skip the happy hour
• Shake their hand, thank them for their
talk/book/contribution
• A...
5. Observe first
• Be a creeper. Lurk moar.
• Dev mailing list
• JIRA
• Identify the friends/foes/alliances
• How respectf...
5. Observe first
• What pushes people’s buttons?
• How many women are involved? How
are they treated?
• How productive are...
6. Be proactive
• Go digging
• Grab a ticket
• If you don’t know how to do
something, learn it
• Learn by doing
7. Ask for help
• Stack overflow
• JIRA ticket
• Dev mailing list
• Your new friends
• Famous people
8. Be confident
• Don’t take s*** from anyone
• Stand up for yourself
• Don’t be a jerk
• Just do it
• Don’t let your boss...
9. Celebrate
1. Identify your inspiration
2. Identify your motivation
3. Make friends
4. Meet someone you admire
5. Observe first
6. Be...
Michelle Casbon
texasmichelle@gmail.com
@texasmichelle
https://github.com/texasmichelle
OSCON 2016 - May 18, 2016
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  1. 1. How-to: Your First Contribution Michelle Casbon OSCON May 18, 2016 Austin
  2. 2. 1. Identify your inspiration 2. Identify your motivation 3. Make friends 4. Meet someone you admire 5. Observe first 6. Be proactive 7. Ask for help 8. Be confident how-to: open source
  3. 3. 1. Identify your inspiration • What gets your blood flowing? • A language • A domain • An algorithm • A paradigm • An architecture • A person
  4. 4. 2. Identify your motivation • What do you want to accomplish? • Build a new project from the ground up? • Master a new language? • Understand a concept better? • Break into a new area?
  5. 5. 2. Identify your motivation • What result do you want to see? • Fame • Fortune • Eternal happiness • Fountain of youth • Job security • Improved skills • Core engineering • Release management • Project management • Communication
  6. 6. 3. Make friends • Go to a meetup • Go to a conference • Ask them about their projects • Ask if they want help • Listen to their stories • Hang out with them • Meet their friends
  7. 7. 4. Meet someone you admire • Go to workshops. They’re interactive. • O’Reilly office hours & book signings • Ask for introductions • Be a track host • Propose a talk
  8. 8. 4. Meet someone you admire • Don’t skip the happy hour • Shake their hand, thank them for their talk/book/contribution • Ask good questions & take notes • Get a selfie with them
  9. 9. 5. Observe first • Be a creeper. Lurk moar. • Dev mailing list • JIRA • Identify the friends/foes/alliances • How respectful are people with each other? • Learn from others’ mistakes • Where do the tire fires break out? How often?
  10. 10. 5. Observe first • What pushes people’s buttons? • How many women are involved? How are they treated? • How productive are discussions? Are they collaborative or argumentative? • What are the outcomes of those discussions? Code pushes or endless documentation?
  11. 11. 6. Be proactive • Go digging • Grab a ticket • If you don’t know how to do something, learn it • Learn by doing
  12. 12. 7. Ask for help • Stack overflow • JIRA ticket • Dev mailing list • Your new friends • Famous people
  13. 13. 8. Be confident • Don’t take s*** from anyone • Stand up for yourself • Don’t be a jerk • Just do it • Don’t let your boss stop you
  14. 14. 9. Celebrate
  15. 15. 1. Identify your inspiration 2. Identify your motivation 3. Make friends 4. Meet someone you admire 5. Observe first 6. Be proactive 7. Ask for help 8. Be confident how-to: open source
  16. 16. Michelle Casbon texasmichelle@gmail.com @texasmichelle https://github.com/texasmichelle

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