In this article, Shivam Singh (@1502shivam-singh) gives a brief of his journey from starting out in the Apache APISIX community, from a contributor to an Apache member and APISIX committer. His journey can help other people looking to startup in the Apache APISIX community or Open Source in general.
This article describes many ways to contribute to open source projects without writing code. You can get involved in open source projects by writing articles, making videos, sharing them externally, building local communities, and participating actively in community discussions.
According to GitHub’s statistics in 2020, over 60 million new repositories were added, and more than 56 million developers worked on OpenSource projects. By 2025, the number of developers working on OpenSource projects on GitHub is expected to exceed 100 million.