The Open Source community is diverse and highly motivated. You'll be able to find someone who can help you (or that you can help) no matter what your interests are.
It's not only about Open Source, every community has a similar core value.
Why join communities?
◾Learn inclusivity. ⭐
◾Learn new skills.
◾Meet like-minded folks. around the globe
◾Get noticed for your work.
◾Build community projects and solutions.
Which community should join?
Here are some communities of which I am a part and which deeply impacted my Tech journey, as well as helped me develop other core skills.
Inclusive Open Source community, helping out new folks to kick off their Open Source journey and do their first even Open Source contribution. Highly focuses on collaboration culture.
(Discord and Github org link) - eddiehub.org
The hackathon community highly focuses on building projects around Open Source and encouraging new Hackers to learn Tech and Open Source Tools.
They also have a 3-month Open Source fellowship program.
▶️ Community Classroom
Providing Quality Education and mentorship for free, also helping out people get their journey started with Open Source and Cloud-Native.
Also organizes lots of Hackathons and contests.
(Discord) - commclassroom.org
Community of content creators to help out other content creators. Creators produce lots of content around Open Source and on other technologies. Also, run some Open Source community projects.
(Discord) - 4c.rocks
Student-driven community, building lots of Open Source community projects and solutions.
Also, organizing lots of events and mentioning sessions in different tech spaces like DSA and Blockchain.
(Discord) - devstrons.vercel.app
Growing in community Tips:
Join some of the communities and try out which community works best for you and helps you grow, and stick to that community.
You have to put an equal amount of effort into what the community is putting in you.
"The only repo you need"
Aim: To build a GitHub repo and to bring all Bootcamp tweets and materials in one place, which will help the new learners in the future.
Repo Link 👇 (Don't forget to ⭐ the repo).