Did your first pull request get accepted?

Did your first pull request get accepted?

Sometimes, the waiting is the hardest part.

So you’ve picked out an open source project to contribute to. Maybe it’s a program you use frequently in your day-to-day life, or maybe you selected it because you knew it was a project with some low-hanging fruit that would be an easy place to start.

You went through all of the steps: You cloned the project, read the README, agreed to the contributor guidelines, understood the project structure, made your edit or addition, checked it twice, and then issued the pull request. And then, you waited.

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Standing just over 2 meters and hailing from о́стров Ратма́нова, Dasuberworm is a professional cryptologist, entrepreneur and cage fighter. When he's not breaking cyphers and punching people in the face, Das enjoys receiving ominous DHL packages at one of his many drop sites in SE Asia.

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