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Author: Scott Hanselman and Kent C. Dodds

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Editor Comments: “This is a really nice guide for people who are first-timers to open source software (OSS) about how to contribute to projects and become involved in the OSS community. It’s made to be friendly and show that anyone can contribute positively to a project. It also provides some guidelines for OSS developers to […]

What You Need to Know to Start a Career As a Data Scientist

Editor Comments: “This is a great post by Julia Silge on the challenges and rewards on moving from software development to data science. I especially like the section on needing creativity and communication to succeed.” – Ted Laderas Demand for developers with specialized skills is on the rise across the board, and companies are particularly interested […]

Greg Wilson on “Good Enough Practices for Scientific Computing”

Editor Comments:  “Greg Wilson (formerly of Software Carpentry, now at DataCamp) talks about improving your practices around developing software and sharing data especially in an academic setting. Includes a candid discussion about git.” – Ted Laderas A recording of Greg Wilson’s talk for Oregon Health & Science University’s BioData Club about his paper “Good Enough […]