We’ve heard of FAANG (Microsoft counts too, but isn’t in that abbreviation for apparent reasons, maybe FAMANG.) and we’ve also heard of awesome Y-Combinator backed Startups that rocked the world (think Airbnb). The thing these companies usually have in common is that they usually are tech companies and this is where you —as a developer gets thrown in the middle.

In this post, I’m not going to pitch one side of the argument as the devil and the other as the angel, no. …

So many times I’ve seen blog posts outlining why a developer should contribute to Open Source Projects and well, no matter how many pages or lines that post is, it all sums up to one thing:

Contributing to Open Source Projects adds credibility to your portfolio.

In this post, I’ll list fifteen projects any JavaScript programmer could contribute to and would be proud to show off to employers.

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1. Node.js

Node.js is a javascript runtime built on chrome which extends the power of JavaScript to the back end, allowing you to create server-side code.

You could fix bugs or perhaps find a…

Olamide Adeleke

Hi, I’m Olamide or Ola, a young and aspiring Full-stack Developer I make apps most of the time and write about coding in my free time.

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