Art Alexion on 10 Jul 2011 18:50:25 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Volunteering

On Jul 10, 2011 3:10 PM, "Douglas Muth" <> wrote:
> There's also a quote about open source software "being written to
> scratch an itch that a developer had", and I would encourage your
> friend to write software that they personally might find useful, and
> share it on GitHub (and Google Code, too, come to think of it).  Even
> if it's not a major project, being able to tell employers in an
> interview that they wrote and maintain an open source project, as well
> as having code for the employer to look over, is a big differentiator.

I think this is a good point. There are a lot of good projects that are struggling to fix bugs, and without developer resources to add requested features. Find one that she likes, and volunteer to help out.

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