Write unit-tests if you want to learn open-source

Last week I created my first pull request for Akka.NET fixing a small bug that caused an exception when you concatenated two byte strings. Nothing major, but I felt a huge sense of accomplishment. Here's why. <!-- more -->

You get to see the developer culture of a different team

Turn your application into a graph computation engine

Sometimes I come across a subject that doesn't really fancy my interest. Either because I absolutely don't see any application for a particular piece of technology or because I simply don't have enough time to take a closer look.

Graphs is one of of those things that just didn't grab my attention until a few weeks ago. But now that I have seen the amount of fuss around this subject I think I should have looked into it a bit earlier.