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Open Source Roadmap: What & why?

What is Open Source?

Open Source is about working and learning in public

Why should you care?

Open Source has so many benefits...

  • Real World experience: Many people struggle to get their first or next job due to a lack of experience. Open Source is a great way to get real world experience. Plus you can get multiple mentors to help you along the way.
  • Upskill faster: When working in tech, you need to learn new skills all the time. Not just tech skills but also soft skills. Open Source is a great way to learn these skills.
  • Grow your network: Having a strong network is super useful. Open Source will help build and grow this network authentically and organically.
  • Build a portfolio: Do not talk about how great your work is, show them with Open Source. People can see your work and how you work.