Find Open Source Projects That Match Your Skills (Fast!) on Tublian

Find Open Source Projects That Match Your Skills (Fast!) on Tublian

Tublian simplifies Open Source contributions.

Contributing to Open Source projects offers developers valuable experience, portfolio growth, and global collaboration. Yet, for beginners, starting out is challenging due to the overwhelming task of finding suitable projects that match their skills.

Tublian, a platform built to help developers 10x their career and gain visibility, has built a tool to make Open Source contributions accessible for everyone, regardless of experience level.

Our previous article covered how to make your first contribution using Tublian in under 10 minutes. We’ll show you how to find beginner-friendly Open Source projects and issues that perfectly match your skillset.

Before We Dive In: Personalize Your Tublian Experience

It’s important to remember that Tublian personalizes your experience based on your GitHub activity and interests (programming language) selected during signup. Don’t worry if you made a mistake or didn’t pay attention during signup — you can easily adjust your preferences by going to your Profile > Edit Profile > Edit Preferences. Do this and ensure you select the programming language you are interested in and save.

Edit Profile page on Tublian

Find Your Perfect Project on Tublian (Search Open Source projects)

Searching for Open Source issues on Tublian is straightforward, but most users miss out on powerful search options.

Here are several ways to discover unique projects with beginner-friendly issues:

  1. Search by Programming Language: Do you love Python or prefer JavaScript? Tublian lets you filter projects by the specific programming languages you’re comfortable with. This helps you find projects where you can immediately contribute your skills.

Open Source projects by language

  1. Search by Categories: Tublian categorizes projects based on various topics like web development, data science, or mobile development. This allows you to target your search towards areas you’re interested in learning or expanding your knowledge.

Open Source projects by category

  1. Search by Trending Projects: Discover trending projects gaining traction and contributions from Tublian users. These projects feature well-documented codebases and welcoming communities, perfect for beginners eager to learn.

Trending Open Source projects

  1. Search by Interest: Just enter any interest—be it education, sports, documentation, finance, or blockchain—into the search bar. You'll get relevant, skill-matched Open Source projects. These "healthy," well-maintained projects usually offer plenty of open issues to contribute to.

Open Source projects by interest

  1. Recent Activities: The "Recent Activities" tab on Tublian is perfect for uncovering hidden gems. It displays new projects that your connections start contributing to. My tip: follow users who have a talent for finding cool projects. Checking their contributions can lead you to exciting projects aligned with your interests, revealing opportunities you might have otherwise overlooked.

Recent activities

Finding the Perfect Beginner-friendly Open Source issues

After discovering a project you're interested in, dive into its open issues list. Seek out labels like “Good First Issue” or “Beginner Friendly.” These tags indicate issues tailored for Open Source newcomers, often featuring detailed instructions and support from seasoned developers.

Contributing with Ease with Codespaces

Tublian integrated a faster and more efficient way to contribute directly within your browser through a cloud-based development environment called Codespaces. No local setup is required!

Get Started on Your Open Source Journey Today!

Head to to sign up for Tublian and embark on your Open Source contribution journey! With Tublian, there’s no reason not to be part of the Open Source movement. It makes it easy to find the perfect project, contribute your skills, and become a valuable part of the Open Source community.

Remember, contributing to Open Source is not just about coding — learning, collaborating, and giving back to the developer ecosystem. So, take the first step, find your perfect project on Tublian, and make a real difference!