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The secrets to onboarding new open source contributors

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Maintainers of open source projects often struggle with recruiting volunteers to work on non-code aspects of a project, such as documentation, community management, and support. At the same time, "How do I get started in open source?" is a commonly asked question for both novice and veteran coders.

The CHAOSS community shares the secret sauce on what open source project maintainers can do to onboard new folks who can help with non-code contributions—in short, comprehensive documentation and dedicated mentorship can create a positive feedback loop that sustains projects and builds community.

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