Navendu Pottekkat

How I Ask Questions as a Software Engineer

I ask a lot of questions to my peers and to strangers on public forums in the internet. This year, I have been trying to improve this process to ask better questions. Here is how I do it.

December 25, 2021 · 8 min · Navendu Pottekkat

Why Developers Should Blog

I have been blogging ever since I started out as a software engineer. Here is why you should do it too.

February 17, 2022 · 3 min · Navendu Pottekkat

Key Takeaways from Morgan Housel's "The Psychology of Money"

Key takeaways from Morgan Housel’s international bestseller “The Psychology of Money”—brief and to the point.

February 9, 2022 · 4 min · Navendu Pottekkat

Contributing to Documentation in Open-Source

Contributing to documentation is really impactful for an open-source project. It can also be a stepping stone to make code contributions. Learn how.

November 8, 2021 · 4 min · Navendu Pottekkat

Everything you Need to Know About Google Summer of Code (GSoC): Important Dates, Eligibility, Application, Getting Selected and Other Tips

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a great way to start contributing to open source while getting paid to do so. This article dives deep into everything GSoC from the application procedure to tips from real experience on being successful

December 2, 2021 · Updated On January 28, 2022 · 6 min · Navendu Pottekkat

Pull Requests Like a PRO

Tips to make High-Quality Pull Requests.

September 15, 2021 · 4 min · Navendu Pottekkat

How to Make Non-Code Contributions to Open-Source Projects

Open-Source is not just about code. See how you can make non-code contributions to open-source.

September 21, 2021 · 7 min · Navendu Pottekkat

20+ Open Source Internship Programs that you can Apply to

A curated list of Open Source Internship Programs with all the necessary details.

August 28, 2021 · Updated On March 28, 2022 · 8 min · Navendu Pottekkat

Building Your Career in Open-Source

My experience from a new programmer to working in open-source full time.

September 30, 2021 · 3 min · Navendu Pottekkat

Webinar: Non-Code Contributions to Open-Source

Key takeaways and resources from Navendu’s talk on Non-Code Contributions to Open-Source.

November 7, 2021 · 1 min · Navendu Pottekkat

CNCF Webinar: Meshery, the Service Mesh Manager

This CNCF Webinar introduces Meshery, the open source, service mesh management plane that enables the adoption, operation, and management of any service mesh and their workloads.

August 26, 2021 · 1 min · Navendu Pottekkat

How to write an Awesome README

A comprehensive guide to writing README that stands out and makes people go WOW!

July 13, 2020 · Updated On January 3, 2022 · 3 min · Navendu Pottekkat