Projects, Communication and Bug Trackers

For this course, we are leveraging some of the wonderful cirriculum & content made available by the Open Hatch Project.

As an introduction, we'll leverage a portion of Open Hatch's introductory video on Open Source, and follow with discussion.


  1. Watch the video
  2. Respond to these questions in discussion below.


  1. What open source project mentioned, most spoke to you and why?
  2. What did the skills list teach you about opportunity in open source? Where there any skills you realized you have to lend, that you haven't previously considered?
  3. What two methods are generally available for communicating with an open source community?
  4. What attributes of an issue (or bug) seem most important when looking for a task ?


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