Developers all around the world give up their time and energy to open source projects. Many of the tools that power the modern web are free and open source projects. What makes people do this? More importantly, why is it important for your career that you do this?
In this talk, we will examine the benefits of being part of a community. We will look at how contributing to an open source project will actually advance your career. Most importantly though, we will talk about how you can play a part in something larger than yourself.