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Person programming on a laptop on a building

Hacktoberfest got me thinking. My first contribution to open source was challenging, but everything I've learned since then has made me a better developer.
Coffee and laptop

Configuring his young daughters' computers with Ansible made it simple for this dad to manage the family's computers.
Coffee beans

There are probably better languages than Java, depending on work requirements. But I haven't seen anything yet to pull me away.
I love Free Software FSFE celebration

11 open source enthusiasts weigh in on why they value free software today.
A path through nature

How curiosity, hard work, and community support helped this developer overcome obstacles and find success.

You can learn a lot from the open source community, but don't forget to be respectful.
A screen of code.

How a family friend installing Linux set him on a path to a fulfilling hobby and career.
Remote people connected on clouds

Contributing to open source is more than a way to make better software; it can enrich your entire life.