7 Connect with the Developer Community
Besides the fact that it is free of license costs most of the time, open source communities may be the most popular argument in favor of open source software. In academia, free quality online resources and support can be extremely helpful, particularly when one’s curriculum did not contain an applied form of programming with data.
Still, developer communities do have their idiosyncrasies. This section intends to help overcome entry barriers and encourage the reader to connect to the developer communities – even if one is not a regular visitor of community offers.
7.2 Get an Account at Stackoverflow.com
7.3 Attend Conferences - Online Can Be a Good Option !
7.4 Join Slack Spaces (or other Chats)
Slack or Discord
7.5 Look for Local Community Group