Friday Hacks #144, November 10

Posted on by Herbert

This Friday, our very own coreteam members will be sharing how to contribute to open-source projects. We also have other NUS students and Professor Damith who will be sharing about how they started contributing to open-source and how can one get started.

Date/Time: Friday, November 10 at 6:30pm
Venue: SR3, Town Plaza, University Town, NUS
Free pizza is served before the talks.

Contributing to Open Source Projects

Talk Description:

Ever wanted to contribute a software you use everyday but found the codebase too daunting? Or perhaps you never thought you too can contribute to a host of exciting projects which thousands of people use everyday?

This Friday, we will share why you should contribute to open-source projects, and how to get started! As speakers, we have NUS students who have contributed to different projects in the past.

We also have our very own Professor Damith who will be talking about the open source scene in NUS and how you too can get involved!

Speaker Profile

Herbert is a year 3 CS student and is a NUS Hackers coreteam member. He contributed to Rubocop (github.com/bbatsov/rubocop), a Ruby linting library.

Likai is a year 3 CS student and a NUS Hackers coreteam member. He contributed to Webpack (github.com/webpack), a Javascript asset management library.

Sriram is a year 3 CS student who currently works in Yonah. He contributed to ArduPilot (github.com/ArduPilot/ardupilot), an advanced open source autopilot software.

Supported by:

NUS Enterprise

The HANGAR by NUS Enterprise — the campus hub for entrepreneurs.

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