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So you’re interested in contributing? Fantastic! We welcome, appreciate and encourage new contributions.

Depending on your skills and interest, you can help in a number of ways. We design, illustrate, write copy and code, do technical research, discuss and answer questions, run workshops and community calls, and more. Design is a multidisciplinary activity and there are many different ways to be part of this community and help improve how we interact with the bitcoin protocol.

Learn how we work

If you are not familiar with the concepts of open design, we have a great intro for you. Open, public collaboration gives a lot of freedom to each participant and relies on us organically coming up with the organizational structures we want. The result is that things can sometimes look unorganized or unintuitive from the outside. The big benefit is that you can choose how you want to participate. Let’s jump in.

How to get involved in the community

  1. Join the community on Discord and say hi in the #introductions channnel
  2. Subscribe to the newsletter and follow on social media, like Twitter, to stay up-to-date
  3. Subscribe and watch recordings of calls we organized on BitcoinTV and YouTube
  4. Read up on our project life cycle
  5. Subscribe to our calendar for calls and events we organize
  6. Browse issues for upcoming calls and discussions around process and coordination

How to get involved in projects

  1. See the projects we are either involved in or recommend on the projects page
  2. Browse issues labeled as collaborations
  3. Browse the various Discord channels to see what projects are being discussed and chime in. Open-source relies on pro-active contributions.
  4. Contribute to the Bitcoin Design Guide

Bitcoin Design Guide

Our first community project is a free, open-source repository for anyone building non-custodial bitcoin products.