Hack Illinois 2017
First Open Source contribution to Jupyter
Project Jupyter was born out of the IPython Project in 2014 as it evolved to support interactive data science and scientific computing across all programming languages.
Started with a introduction by Katy Huff to figure out the technicalities of submitting a pull request to the actual copy.(https://github.com/arfc/hipython/pull/2).
Subsequently, I tried my hands on the jupyter project. I identified a beginner friendly issue with Jupyter notebook (http://jupyter.org/) which I could start with. It involved reading several issues and the codebase to identify the problem and making the necessary changes.
The issue was a bugfix in nb and server extensions where server extensions were not loaded when installed to different locations. (https://github.com/jupyter/notebook/issues/2063) The solution was solved by modifiying to load with Config Manager so that the merge happens recursively by minrk (https://github.com/jupyter/noteb