From Zero to Open Source Hero: Contributing to Spring projects

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eng Vedran Pavić
Kapsch CarrierCom d.o.o.



With any kind of activity, starting out is often the hardest part, and contributing to open-source project is no exception to this. Join this talk by a regular contributor to Spring projects to find out how to kick-start your contributions!

This session is a compilation of experiences and practices gained during author's journey as a contributor to open-source community and Spring projects in particular, a journey the saw him become a committer to Spring Session less than 14 months after authoring his first pull request. The session will present a deep dive into workflow behind a typical pull request to Spring project, stressing the importance of topics such as managing forks, updating pull requests, writing tests, code consistency, and offer many tips & tricks that should help you make your contributions a successful experience.