What Is An Open-Source Project?
Participating in an open-source project may bring you several perks, and it won’t necessarily mean immediate compensation. An open-source project is built by the community and for the community. There is an implicit agreement to use the source code, design documents, and original content of the product freely. So, why get involved in an open-source project?
People from many backgrounds can participate in open-source projects, including software devs, UX and visual designers, communications professionals, among others. There are countless reasons why people choose to cooperate in an open-source project, and those include: