In our final episode of our Codeland mini-series, Katrina Owen shares what it really takes to get that mentor you've always wanted, Quincy Larson gives us his best practices for writing technical blog posts people will actually read, and Nell Shamrell-Harrington explores what it really takes for an open source project to be successful and what you should know as a future contributor.
- Digital Ocean (sponsor)
- MongoDB (sponsor)
- Heroku (sponsor)
- TwilioQuest (sponsor)
- Sample Testing Guide
- How to read Medium articles people will actually read
- CodeNewbie YouTube channel
- Continuous Integration (CI)
- Open Source Governance
- Sample Code of Conduct
- Travis CI
- Sample Contribution Guide
- Be Lucky—it’s an easy skill to learn by Richard Wiseman
- Codeland, CodeNewbie's conference - April 21 and 22 in NYC
- Codeland Conf
- Codeland 2019
Katrina is an open source advocate at GitHub. She accidentally became a developer while pursuing a degree in molecular biology. When programming, her focus is on automation, workflow optimization, and refactoring. She works primarily in Go and Ruby, contributes to several open source projects, and is the creator of exercism.io, a platform for leveling up your programming skills.
Quincy is a teacher at freeCodeCamp.com. Editor of Medium's largest technical publication.
Nell Shamrell-Harrington is a theatre student turned Sr. Software Engineer by way of Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Chef, regular expressions, and DevOps technologies. She has governed multiple open source projects, which have taken the collaboration skills she learned in the theatre to new heights. She is also the scholarship chair of and a mentor with Operation Code - a non-profit which teaches coding skills to active duty military personnel, their dependents, and veterans transitioning into civilian life.