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Fidal Mathew
Fidal Mathew

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Start contributing to Opensource as a web dev beginner

Hi folks, hope you are doing well. In this post, I am going to show you how to get started in open source as a web dev beginner.

I am myself a beginner in open source and started contributing in open source this September.

Most of us are hesitant to contribute to open source, due to the high skill requirements. As a beginner frontend developer, you might not find repositories easy to contribute to.

React JS Projects

If you are familiar with React.js and want to get your contribution journey started I would suggest taking a look at the Eddiehub community.

Repo Link -Eddiehub/Linktree
Eddiehub/Linktree

I myself have 3 PR’s in this repository. They have a wonderful community to help you if you face any issues.

HTML & CSS Projects

If you are just learning and exploring HTML, CSS, then contributing to repositories might be tough.
If any of my readers want to contribute, I would love to help them and contribute to my repositories. They are beginner-friendly projects, you can take a look at them, create an issue and solve it.
Issues could be as simple as some errors in the readme.md file, adding another HTML page, change fonts etc.
Issue

Check out the below repositories-

1. Tech stack = HTML, CSS and Javascript ->

2. Tech stack = HTML, CSS ->

  • Amazon Prime animation

  • Apple website clone
    Apple website clone
    You could also improve the readme of the docs, or place issues if you are finding it hard to contribute at any time.
    If any of you guys have such beginner friendly repositories,
    do share them in the comments.

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Rahul kumar • Edited on

You can contribute on

time-stamp.vercel.app

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Fidal Mathew Author

could you share the repository link?

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Rahul kumar
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Fidal Mathew Author

Awesome profile!! 🤩

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Rahul kumar

Would you like to contribute?

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Fidal Mathew Author

I would love to, but I wont be able to devote time
cause of my college exams. Other folks interested in Next.js, could contribute.
It would be great if you would add Readme.md on how to setup app locally for users to run and contribute.

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Rahul kumar

Sure i'll setup README.md today

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Rahul kumar

Hey, here is the README.md github.com/ats1999/time-stamp

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Jimmy Taravia

I like your way to break the points specifically, and I see every arguement coming from you well thought out and precise to the point. So great work Fidal Mathew.

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Fidal Mathew Author

Thank you!! Means a lot!!