Open source for everyone

Everyone can help an open source project: you don’t have to be a programmer or a terminal guru. There are other stuff besides code in open source projects: documentation, for example. And there are a lot of projects without code at all: books and some others.

But not everybody knows that it’s possible using only a browser.

Find a file you want to edit on GitHub (you need to be logged in) and press Edit button:

GitHub: editing a file

Edit and save a file:

Just after saving you’ll be prompted to send a pull request:

GitHub: creating a pull request

Describe your changes and press Send pull request button.

That’s all, you’ve made the world a bit better.

You can improve this post by editing it on GitHub.

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I’m a frontend developer living in Berlin, Germany. I work at Here, and in my spare time I love making photos, writing, hanging out with my dogs and drinking lots of coffee.

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