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Getting Started in Open Source Software

Open source software is everywhere, and chances are high that you’ll be writing, deploying, or administering it when you enter the workforce. Hiring managers are looking for candidates with experience in open source. Employers will often ask you for your GitHub username along with – or instead of – your resume. So, if you’re all new to open source, where should you get started?

If you’re feeling a bit intimated about the wide world of open source software, it’s totally understandable.