Hacktoberfest: An Introduction To Open Source Contributions

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Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software, run by DigitalOcean and open to everyone in our global community. In this series, learn about Hacktoberfest and open source contributions, to help you participate in your first Hacktoberfest event.

  • Contributing to open-source software is not only a way to share your skill in a particular language or tech stack, it can be a rewarding practice to share your engineering knowledge and collaborate with the developer community. In this Hacktoberfest-flavored guide, we’ll share some tips and information that will aid in finding and contributing meaningfully to open-source projects.
  • Want to participate in this year's Hacktoberfest? In this tutorial we’ll introduce you to Git and GitHub, the version control system that we’ll be using to track your progress, and repository hosting service that shares projects to collaborate on. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be ready to submit your first pull request and will be well on your way to participating in Hacktoberfest!
  • In this workshop kit, we’ll prepare you to introduce learners to Git and GitHub, the version control system that Hacktoberfest uses to track your progress and repository hosting service that shares projects to collaborate on. By the end of this workshop, learners will be ready to submit their first pull request!