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Introducing Students To the World of Open Source

November 8th, 2010 11:33 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

paulproteus writes “Most computer science students never see a bug tracker, and very few learn about version control. Classes often don’t teach the skills needed for participation. So I organized a weekend workshop at the University of Pennsylvania. Total newbies enthusiastically spent the day on IRC, learned git, built a project from source, and read bugs in real projects. I learned that there’s no shortage of students that want to get involved.”

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