Contributors are the key to any open source project. Kent concludes his discussion on the open source community by explaining the contributor pipeline. He also shares some advice for encouraging newcomers and those with less open source experience to contribute to projects.
(Asian style music)…- So, getting contributors…because you can't do it on your own.…This is your contributor pipeline.…This comes from a blog post called Healthy Open Source,…fantastic blog post by Michael Richards or Rogers,…of the Node Foundation.…And they are phenomenal at managing…an open source community.…It's really amazing what they've been able to accomplish…with such a huge community.…So your pipeline goes like this.…
This white space back here is everybody in the world,…and a very, very small section of the world are your users.…A smaller section of those users become contributors.…Contributors are people who like write blog posts,…contribute documentation, and they record screen casts,…whatever, and then some of those people…are actually committers to the project,…so they have committed code.…And then, a small portion of those people…are in the technical committee, the ones who made decisions,…the ones who have the power to do releases.…
So, the one thing that might be a little counterintuitive…to you and I'm actually kind of jumping ahead here,…
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- Creating an open-source library
- Linting and testing
- Code coverage
- Installing and configuring Babel
- Peer dependencies
- Forking and renaming
- Continuous integration and automating releases
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1. Creating an Open-Source Library
2. Linting and Testing
3. Git Hooks, Babel, and Webpack
4. Continuous Integration and Automating Releases
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