Tom Rankin looks at how you can get developer experience and give back to the community by contributing to the WordPress platform, looking at three ways to get involved: through the official Codex page, the Core Contributor Handbook, and the Make WordPress site.
Christian Heilmann and Rita Zhang look at the benefits of releasing your code as an open source project, as well as the pitfalls to avoid.
Thomas dives back into contributing to PHP's core - after covering documentation fixes last time, this time he fixes an actual bug in PHP. Learn how!
Contributing to PHP isn't nearly as difficult as it seems. In this post, Thomas shows you how to add patches to the online documentation for PHP!
What's the best way to start contributing to open source? That's the question we asked Aurelio DeRosa, who was recently invited to join the jQuery team.