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My first Open Source Contribution – GirlScript Summer of CodeβœŒπŸ€©πŸŽ‰

srishtiarya profile image Srishti Arya ・2 min read

Three months back in March, I made my first Open Source contribution in Girlscript Summer of Code. My journey has been a truly wholesome one since then.

You may ask, What is girlscript summer of code?πŸ€”
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GirlScript Summer of Code is a three-month long open source programme run by the GirlScript Foundation. Its goal is to assist newcomers get started with open source development while also encouraging diversity. The participants work on a variety of projects during the programme, under the guidance of experienced mentors.

How did I get to know about GSSOC 21?
I got to know about this program via LinkedIn post. You have to fill an application form for registration and will be notified about your selection through email.
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How to start contributing?✍
There are over hundreds of projects to choose from according your interests and tech stacks. Once you find a project that meets your expectations, you will have to explore it and look for bugs or enhancements.

I made 10+ pull requests and contributed primarily to 3 projects.
Here are some of my mini-projects that got merged in Awesome-JavaScript-Projects✨
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My takeaways from this programπŸ“ˆπŸ’―
I learned tremendously in the span of these 3 months which includes git, python, data structures, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. I got practical experience working on real-world projects. I've become so much more confident about my skillsβœŒπŸ˜‡

Come, be a part of my tech journey!πŸ’–
βœ…LinkedIn
βœ…Twitter
βœ…Github

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bacloud14

nice ! good luck !

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Srishti Arya Author

Thank you!😊

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Rohan Kulkarni

Great one !! Keep it up πŸ™Œ

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Srishti Arya Author

@rohank_2502 Thank you!πŸ˜‡

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