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Friday, August 23 • 12:20pm - 12:55pm
Hashi-tributor 101: How to Contribute - Tracy P Holmes, HashiCorp*

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Terraform sits at over 1300 open issues, and as a newly hired apprentice engineer at HashiCorp, it was Tracy Holmes' job to help tackle some of these. From finding the right issues, understanding labels, community guidelines, to making her first pull request, Tracy roughed through the trenches to understand how to do this so you don't have too. Join her in discussing the process of contributing so you'll be on your way to making your first PR! This talk will look at what it's like jumping headfirst into an open source project like Terraform, effective techniques for interacting with the community, how to determine what issues to work on, contributing guides, and managing notifications.

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Tracy P Holmes

Software Engineer, HashiCorp
A "jackie of all trades" (and mistress of being herself), Tracy is a software engineer at HashiCorp working on Terraform. She is a strong believer that open source is like gardening - pay attention to your conditions, and water only when needed. When she isn't leveling up her Golang... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2019 12:20pm - 12:55pm PDT
Aqua Salon AB
  Best Practices for OS Development
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