How We Built the Good First Issues Feature

How we built the good first issues feature

We’ve recently launched good first issues recommendations to help new contributors find easy gateways into open source projects. Read about the machine learning engine behind these recommendations. GitHub is leveraging machine learning (ML) to help more people contribute to open source.

We’ve launched the good first issues feature, powered by deep learning, to help new contributors find easy issues they can tackle in projects that fit their interests. If you want to start contributing, or to attract new contributors to a project you maintain, get started with our overview of the good first issues feature. Read on to learn about how we leverage machine learning to detect easy issues.