Take the 2-minute tour ×
Programmers Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for professional programmers interested in conceptual questions about software development. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I think I am at a point where I can truly contribute to a Ruby open source project, can you suggest one or more that would be open to having a true beginner contribute. This would be my first group project where I would like to be 'mentored' or something similar by a more experienced coder. I would be able to work in my free-time and for free.

share|improve this question

put on hold as off-topic by gnat, GlenH7, MichaelT, durron597, Dan Pichelman 2 days ago

This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason:

  • "Questions asking us to recommend a tool, library or favorite off-site resource are off-topic for Programmers as they tend to attract opinionated answers and spam. Instead, describe the problem and what has been done so far to solve it." – gnat, MichaelT, durron597, Dan Pichelman
If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

    
Maybe "Hello World"? –  Crazy Eddie Jun 30 '11 at 21:07
    
I made it past hello world months ago, its only one line in Ruby –  opensourcechris Jun 30 '11 at 21:24
    
Try #ruby at Freenode. –  Vitor Jun 30 '11 at 22:54

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Head over to OpenHatch or ohloh and do some looking around. Both of these sites are good places to start looking for open source projects to contribute to.

share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.