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· 6 min read
Saintmalik

Almost everyone knows how to use .gitignore, the git file that helps in keeping sensitive files like .env out of the tracking, commit and pushing process and also unwanted folders like node_modules and all.

But do you know secrets, hardcoded credentials and API aren't easy to deal with using .gitignore file? you dont want to keep your config.js or config.go file out of the commit process, this are essential files to your project.

· 8 min read
Saintmalik

Documentation is a vital part of any open source project or software.

It is the entry point or a fall back option for users of any open source project or software to read usage, installation instructions, to fix issues and learn more about the project.

· 8 min read
Saintmalik

Before we start, i will like to say, All these programs listed are not mandatory for you to contribute to open source.

But you can contribute to open source even if you don't get selected for these program, you can always contribute to open source programs anytime you want.