How I made my first Open Source Contribution and everyone can too

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This talk will go through how i made my first open source contribution by discovering a security flaw and patching it for everybody instead of myself, I will also talk about how the open source community at Google helped me to make changes before my contribution was accepted and merged

I will discuss my unique journey from finding a critical security flaw in the library to prototyping a fix to getting it merged

I will talk about how we should all contribute to open source rather than patch fixing the code for just ourselves if possible and how this can lead to the greater good of open source in its true spirit benefitting everybody

I will also share tips for making your first contribution easy and and quick by sharing tips on how to make it simple small and concise so it can be accepted quickly and happily

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