Like all open source projects, LF Networking projects are open to everyone and participating in the technical communities is the best way to get familiar with a particular project. The LFN communities are very welcoming to newcomers and we encourage you to get started today. If you’d like to learn more about the benefits of membership in LFN, please see the join page.
Visit and bookmark the Getting Started with LF Networking Wiki page.
Visit the LFN Project wikis and LFX, join mailing lists, attend calls, join workflows, ask questions, and contribute!
Review LFN’s Upstream First Best Practices Guide.
Please take the following steps and if you have any questions at all, don’t hesitate to email us with your questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ways to Participate
Attend project meetings
Attend developer events
Join approved projects
Propose a project
Contribute use cases
Define tests / processes
Review and submit code patches
Build upstream relationships
Contribute upstream code
Start or join an OSN User Group
Provide feedback through EUAG
Host and staff a community lab
Give a talk / training
Create a demo
Evangelize LFN and its projects
“The Hidden Benefit of Giving Back to Open Source Software”
Harvard Business Review | Sept. 05, 2018
“New research by Assistant Professor Frank Nagle, member of the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School, shows that paying employees to contribute to [open source] software boosts the company’s productivity from using the software as much as 100%, when compared with freeriding competitors.”