There is no time better than the present to get involved with an open source project. Maybe you’ve been thinking about it for a while, or maybe you made a resolution for 2015. Either way, these five projects are great opportunities to get you feet wet in open source software.
BRL-CAD – 3D modeling program focused on solids modeling. They are seeking coders, testers, trainers, and UI designers.
Speed Dreams – 3D motorsports simulator. They are seeking developers, designers, and people to write documentation.
OpenMRS – Platform that helps doctors and health care programs manage patient records.
Audacity – Very popular sound editing and recording software. They are seeking developers, testers, documentation writers, and translators.
FLOSS Manuals – A collection of manuals about free and open source software that is seeking people to write, edit, and improve documentation.