Historically, Microsoft was an enemy of the open source community. In more recent years, however, the Windows-maker has become an ally. In fact, under the leadership of Satya Nadella, it can be said that Microsoft is now an open source champion!
Along with the knowledge of programming language, every developer should have a sound knowledge of developer tools which is necessary for a more productive outcome.
A few months ago, we asked 20,000 people why they were learning to code. More than half of them said one reason was to help nonprofits.
GitHub is the home of many popular open source projects like Ruby on Rails, jQuery, Docker, Go and many others. The way people (usually) contribute to an open source project on GitHub is using pull requests. A pull request is basically a patch which includes more information and allows members to discuss it on the website. This tutorial will guide you through the whole process to generate a pull request for a project.