DEV is a cool group due to the superb folks now we have in it. There are such a lot of several types of people all over the world visiting DEV every day, contributing new posts and serving to one another out within the feedback part. 🌎🌍🌏
In the same vein, our OSS contributor group is a various and energetic group who assist contribute to our open-source challenge, Forem. They dedicate their time and efforts to bettering our software program, making the platform that runs DEV higher & higher every day.
If we did not have people hanging out in our communities or serving to us to create our platform, we would not be right here. You all are very important!
That is why this week, we’re highlighting the OSS contributions of the superb Christine Belzie, aka Chrissy. Chrissy participates in our group as a DEV moderator and member, whereas additionally contributing to our codebase.
Just lately, she helped to replace our Editor Information through the next PR. Chrissy noticed a message in our UI that wasn’t completely clear and so we up to date the information to let people know that drafted posts aren’t seen in feeds till printed.
Chrissy and I had some back-n-forth dialogue over Discord concerning the Editor Information, and determined to replace another bits of language that have been old-fashioned. This can be a good reminder to aspiring OSS contributors that updating docs may be simply as essential and crucial as including new code. Additionally, it is a great way to get your toes moist for those who’re on the lookout for that good first issue to contribute to.
Talking of, in case you are contemplating contributing to an open supply challenge, keep in mind that we welcome all ability ranges. You could find extra particulars about become involved at style-tricks.com/contribute. On that notice, you would possibly discover Chrissy’s Open Supply Survival Information collection to be a useful useful resource!
An enormous due to Chrissy for serving to us out by contributing to our codebase, modding our group, sharing implausible posts, and only for being an superior individual. Respect you, Chrissy! 🙌