Learn Coding with Open Source

This book uses GitBook to build.
License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
Welcome! Join us to finish this book.
You can visit the online ebook: Learn Coding With Open Source
You can also get the PDF on the release page.

for developers

Build the book

Note: you will need Linux or MacOS. Windows is not yet supported.
  1. 1.
    install node.js
  2. 2.
    • for pdf,epub etc ebook generation.
    • go Calibre > Misc > Install Command Line Tool after installed
      • or ln -s /Applications/ /usr/local/bin
  3. 3.
    enter the git repository directory
    cd learn-with-open-source
    npm install
  4. 4.
    generate the ebook via: 1. generate html pages:
    ./node_modules/.bin/gitbook build . _book
    1. 1.
      run a local server to read html:
      ./node_modules/.bin/gitbook serve .
    2. 2.
      generate the pdf:
      ./node_modules/.bin/gitbook pdf .

Update contributions automatically

It will update contributions through git commits after a pull request or merge is executed. If you want to update it manually:
This script will update the "" file and copy it to the "zh" folder.
cd learn-with-open-source
The contributors configuration file is the ".contributors" file on the root of the repository.

Update TOC automatically

TODO: this is not finished.
The gitbook uses the to get the TOC. The list in the will be the TOC.
1. [Topic](
1. [SubTopic](
1. TheSameFileTopicNoLinkAllowed
1. TheSameFileTopicNoLinkAllowed
1. [Topic2]
  • the parent directory is not supported via gitbook.
  • the topic in the same file could not be a link.
the workflow automation is:
  • a text file to determine the markdown files order,
    or use the file name order in a directory.
  • get toc of each markdown file.
  • merge it into


本书使用 GitBook 来 build 电子书。
联机电子书版本在这里: Learn Coding With Open Source


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