Whether it’s through bootcamps or sheer willpower, hundreds of freshly-minted developers have used Rails to begin their careers. But all of the well-formed Twitter clones in the world are not a replacement for experience working on an active project. Enter open source. Open source contributions hone crucial web development skills, like version control; comprehension of an full code base; and even an understanding of agile processes--not to mention being a clear indicator of your hirability. Join us to learn how to push through any intimidation and strengthen your portfolio with open source!