Have you considered contributing to open-source software but were not sure what the work entails? Maybe you heard some people even get paid to work on open source and are curious about where to begin. A good first step is to understand the common challenges and pitfalls that come with open-sourcing a new library, so you can avoid them. Come join me and the rest of the Dynamic Services team on our journey...to open source!
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Welcome, Wayfairians and open source enthusiasts. In this blog, I will share with you the building of our open-source hub for Wayfair, wayfair.github.io. The site is live right now, and I encourage everyone to visit. You can browse guides on getting started with OSS, read about featured projects we are watching in the Wayfair Open Source Program Office (OSPO); and find some practical tips and guidance which we hope will be of help to the entire OSS community.
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The Open Source Program Office is a developing initiative at Wayfair. Our mission is to solve technical problems collaboratively through the creation of, contribution to, and continued use of solutions expressed as open source software (OSS).
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Wayfair is an international company with a presence in multiple countries: US, Canada, UK, and Germany. And where our UK customer might look to purchase a “heater”, our US customer might use the term “radiator” to describe the same thing. We want to ensure we’re able to understand that both customers are referring to the same item and interpret feedback left by customers in the form of product reviews correctly.
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