S13:E2 - How newbies can contribute to open source (Janessa Tran)

CodeNewbie Podcast

Just because you might be new to coding, doesn't mean you can't contribute to open sourc.

In this episode, we talk about getting into open source, with Janessa Tran, junior software engineer at Ten Forward Consulting. Janessa talks about being one of a triplet of coders, how contributing to open source early on helped her to level up her dev skills, and what you should look for as a beginner when choosing what open source projects to work on.

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Janessa Tran

Janessa is a data analyst turned software engineer who was inspired to make a transition in her career upon discovering the Ruby programming language and community. She is a triplet, the daughter of Vietnamese refugees, and a first-generation college graduate who currently works at Ten Forward Consulting as a Junior Software Engineer in Madison, WI.

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