The way forward is Open

Open source software is freely available to use, lovingly made by people all over the world, and at the heart of DigitalOcean's business.

Digital Ocean loves Open Source

DigitalOcean and open source

At DigitalOcean, we help open source projects thrive by participating in events and hosting our own—including Hacktoberfest, one of the most popular open source events online. We're always expanding our library of resources for open source coders, too, to encourage everyone to contribute to the wider open source community.

DigitalOcean and open source

Open Source Event Calendar

Learn, get involved, and connect with the DigitalOcean open source community.

StrapiConf

Virtual eventSpeaking & Sponsoring

Mar 16-17
KubeCon EU

In-personSpeaking

May 16-20
Open Source Summit

In-person & virtualSponsoring

Jun 21-24
SCaLE 19x

In-personSpeaking & Sponsoring

Jul 28-31
KubeCon NA

In-person & virtualSponsoring

Oct 24-28
Hacktoberfest

In-person & virtualHosting

Sep 29-Oct31
Deploy

Virtual eventHosting

Nov 16

Resources

Whether you're new to open source or a veteran, use these resources to explore open source topics and expand your skills.

Getting Started

What is Open Source

What is Open Source

Introduction to GitHub and Open-Source Projects

Introduction to GitHub and Open-Source Projects

Making your first pull request

Making your first pull request

Open Source Guides

Open Source Guides

Browse projects to contribute to

Browse projects to contribute to

DigitalOcean's community-based open source projects

DigitalOcean's community-based open source projects

Resources for maintainers

How to Contribute to and Maintain Open Source

How to Contribute to and Maintain Open Source

How to Maintain Open Source Software Projects

How to Maintain Open Source Software Projects

Documentation Guide

Documentation Guide

Best practices for Maintainers

Best practices for Maintainers

Understanding Open-Source Software Licenses

Understanding Open-Source Software Licenses

Join the community

GitHub Open Source

GitHub Open Source

GitLab for Open Source

GitLab for Open Source

Red Hat open source resources

Red Hat open source resources

ToDo Group Slack Workspace

ToDo Group Slack Workspace

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