While when one thinks about contributing to open source, the first thoughts are usually about writing code. Nonetheless, there are more fun ways that you can make your contribution other than coding, These include:
Now let’s discuss these fun ways in detail …
Have you thought about a cool solution that you think can be implemented with technology? Is it something that could interest other developers? Well, you may not know how to code but you may contribute by making that first step to establish that cool idea as an open source project.
> Give your project a a good descriptive name.
> Author a public document describing the project, its purpose and vision.
> Spread the news out to developers through a communication channels like Online Forums, a mailing list or at a tech event.
> Request an early adopter to open a repository, submit a contributor’s guide so that other developers can easily get started contributing.
> You are all set! The other way of going about this would be attending an open-source sprint, sharing about you project and getting team-mates to start hacking off. …
Challenge accepted! gideon bamuleseyo and Stephen Senkomago Musoke have challenged us ( here ) to write a short post about our development artillery. I’ve decided to write a blog-post too and here we go..
A week ago, I took the step to publish my first python package to the Python Packaging index, blow is my recount of the quick, simple process I followed and you too can do it.
First, Lets learn what is meant by PyPi, pip.
What is importing?
Let’s use an example to explain this: When you put two python files (named file1.py & file2.py) in the same folder, you can import one file’s code to be used in another using the import keyword;
>>> import file2
This is because your current directory is always part of the PATH; where you program searches for imported modules to use them when running your code. …