Contributors Journey : Streamlining the proccess of Contributing to Open Source

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In the world of Open Source, community strength is paramount, and contributors play a pivotal role in its success. However, the process of contributing to open source projects can be daunting for newcomers, leading to high drop-out rates. This talk explores the challenges faced by open source projects in onboarding and retaining contributors, emphasizing the need for a beginner-centric approach. The presentation presents a series of potential solutions, including streamlining onboarding processes, quantifying and recognizing contributions, providing community support and mentorship, and offering step-by-step tutorials. These practices aim to create a more inclusive, welcoming, and sustainable open source community that benefits both new and experienced contributors. Join us in the journey to streamline and enhance the open source contribution process for a brighter open source future.

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