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Automating new contributor issues with First Timers Bot

logged by @adamstac 2018-01-21T06:07:57.9840Z permalink #probot #bot

GitHub also has something like this as a standard in their docs.

Hoodie has these super awesome first-timers-only issues that guide new contributors through the contribution process. The problem was that creating these step-by-step issues would usually take the maintainer longer than to do the fix themselves. So Gregor asked us to build a bot that would automate this process. And so First Timers was born!

Listen to The Changelog #264 to get the full back story on Probot

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