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Second Attempt At Fixing Open Source Bugs

In my second attempt at fixing open source bugs, I want to prove that I have grown from the first attempt. My first attempt was fixing a single bug, requesting a pull request, and getting approved! My goal this time around is to work on more than one bug, I plan to work on 2-3 and my ultimate goal is to get all of them approved! There is no better satisfaction than getting approved! 

Since I was working with Mozilla projects before, I decided to stay in that bubble and work on Thimble/Brackets. I have currently asked to work on a couple bugs like this and this and once I get the okay to do so, I will begin to try to fix them. As of right now, I am still researching for more bugs to work on, but at the time of this blog post, I do not have any backups. 

Due to the strike, a lot of things are altered in my schools semester. Surprisingly, all my teachers were very accommodating and they dropped tests and assignments and overall, it's making the end of the semester less overwhelming. Even with the limited time, I don't feel stressed out. Maybe there should be a strike every time. I have plenty of time to work on this and I am planning to start within the next week or so so I have not done much preparation. I will definitely update my blog with more updates.

Overall, I'm excited to work on more bugs, open source is just so interesting and unlike any other course I have taken in the past.

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