There is also a suggested projects page on the wiki

https://github.com/racket/racket/wiki/Intro-Projects

I don’t know if it is still accurate.

Kind regards,

Stephen

On Fri, 20 Oct 2017 at 06:45, Jack Firth <jackhfi...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Welcome, we're very glad to have you!
>
> Open source Racket projects are scattered all over the place, but here are
> some good ways to find actively maintained and hopefully accessible
> projects that might interest you:
>
> - Watch some talks from recent RacketCons, especially the most recent one
> (which, conveniently, was barely a week and a half ago). A lot of talks are
> on interesting and wildly unusual open source projects, and as a bonus most
> presenters give out their contact information so people can reach out if
> they have questions or might be interested in contributing. You can find
> information on the most recent RacketCon at con.racket-lang.org including
> video and livestream recordings, talk descriptions, and slides for each
> talk. Info for previous RacketCons are available at
> con.racket-lang.org/2016/, con.racket-lang.org/2015/, etc. Alas we don't
> yet have individual prettily-edited videos for each talk at RacketCon 2017;
> they're only viewable via the saved livestream on youtube.
> - Search the official package catalog at pkgs.racket-lang.org for
> packages whose descriptions sound interesting and which are hosted on
> GitHub / GitLab / some other platform that makes it easy to contribute.
> Every package includes links to its docs and repostiory, as well as a
> contact email address for whoever maintains it. If you're not looking for a
> package in a particular problem domain your best bet is probably to
> restrict your search to only packages that build, have passing tests, and
> have docs. Decent issue / todo lists in the project repo are a nice bonus.
> - Browse around the front page of the online Racket documentation at
> docs.racket-lang.org. The online docs includes all docs from all
> successfully built user packages at pkgs.racket-lang.org, grouped into
> top level categories. Once you find some docs for a project that's
> interesting, it's (hopefully!) not difficult to find the package containing
> those docs by searching pkgs.racket-lang.org.
> - Hop in the Racket IRC (#racket on freenode) or the Racket Slack channel
> (signup at racket-slack.herokuapp.com) and ask around about what people
> are working on. I'm sure many folks will be delighted to talk about their
> projects. And this mailing list isn't a bad place to ask either.
> - If you want to try something more ambitious, you can take a peek at the
> Github repos in the "racket" organization (https://github.com/racket).
> These are all (or mostly? not sure) packages in the "main distribution",
> meaning they ship directly with Racket and don't have to be installed by
> users. Contributing to these packages can be a little trickier because
> sometimes they depend on the latest version of Racket's core, meaning
> you'll have to compile Racket's core from source.
>
> Also, all throughout this month Github and DigitalOcean are hosting an
> online event called Hacktoberfest. By signing up at
> https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/ you'll get a free tshirt mailed
> to you if you submit four or more pull requests to any public repositories
> on Github before October ends. It doesn't matter how large each pull
> request is and a pull request to your own repo counts. And speaking from
> experience, they're very comfortable shirts.
>
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Stephen
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