Don’t get scared, Get Started!

Shaifali Agrawal (~exploreshaifali)




Opensource world is full of excitement, knowledge and encouragement . There are plenty of reasons why one should contribute to open source world or code socially. We are not going to talk about that. We want to help you get starting with open source world.

This talk is to give you a guideline for open source contribution, in a manner that is simple and easily understandable. Starting from A we will take you till X because after that Y and Z, we know you will able to handle.

Let’s start the journey of contributing to open source with this 40 minutes talk.


Nothing.....other than your passion for coding.

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Speaker Info:

Tapasweni Pathak

I have done bachelors in IT from IGDTUW. I wrote my first hello world in C++ in 2009. I like CS from that very first day.

I love to code. I work on lot of side projects. I participate in Hackathons. I contribute a lot to open source and I love doing it. I have worked as a OPW Linux Kernel Intern. I have contribute to Linux Kernel, Debasources, Airmozilla dev,

I blog. I encourage and help girls to code more.

I'm working as a Software Developer, at SAP Labs India. I have recently joined them. I work on making SAP HANA better. I'm also mentoring Systers Organization Google Summer of Code'15 students. I have been an GHC Scholarship Reviewer Committee Member’2015.

Shaifali Agrawal

I'm, pursuing masters in Computer Science. At present I am working with Systers as GSoC intern. I have worked with OpenStack Zaqar as Outreachy Intern, and at present I am an active contributor to OpenStack. Programming in Python is something I enjoy a lot! Python lets me convert my ideas into real project easily. I work on a lot of projects, participate in hackathons, contribute to other open source projects.

I believe Technology and Computer Science is something that is not just amazing, but also involved in each and every part of our life. It plays a role in how we order/cook food to how we connect to thousands of people in the world. It holds a vital part in almost all the activities we do in our life. It have power to change the world, change the culture, change the thinking of people, making the lives more better.

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Tapasweni Pathak

Shaifali Agrawal

Section: Others
Type: Talks
Target Audience: Beginner
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