Moneyball for Engineers

Moneyball for Engineers

A social post that went viral recently stated that if you are junior and not contributing to your green squares, you have no chance of getting a job. The tweet forced many developers with jobs to respond, but they need to respond to how hard it is to get a job today as a junior or laid-off mid-level developer.

Right now, green squares represent someone's work in open source. Squares are not a representation of a developer's resume, and to further make the point, it is also confirmed by the defunkt co-creator of the contribution graph himself. Read more of bdougie's article...

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📖 How To Make a Delicious Contributing Guide by @CBID2. Picture this. You’re looking at the recipe for a pizza and the directions are missing specific measurements, and key ingredients, leaving your kitchen a mess and you starved, and confused. This is pretty much the same experience that occurs when people struggle with making an effective contribution to a project. No clear directions equals a digital disaster. This is where a well-crafted contributing guide comes in.

📖 Moving from Typescript and Langchain to Rust and Loops by Anush Embarking on your open-source journey can be like exploring uncharted territory. Picture this: you're a newcomer, eager to contribute but struggling to find your way around the codebase.

📖 #100DaysOfOSS Recap: Day 28-50 by Ayu
This challenge focuses on growth. So it's about more than just contributing code. You can learn about open source by reading or watching tutorials, engaging in the community by sharing information and knowledge, or any other ways you find comfortable and doable.

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