Post Date: 10/02/2019

Last Updated: today at 1:37 AM

It's that time of year again for Hacktoberfest, the annual event hosted from Digital Ocean!

What is Hacktoberfest?

From the event's website:

Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software run by DigitalOcean and DEV.

Hacktoberfest is open to everyone in our global community.

To participate, four pull requests must be submitted to public GitHub repositories.

You can sign up anytime between October 1 and October 31.

How do I participate?

Go to their website, https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com and sign up. I'll let you read up and how it all works.

P.S. If you're 1 of the first 50,000 participants who complete the Hacktoberfest challenge, you might even get a free t-shirt to show off! 😀

Can I contribute to your repos?


My GitHub repos can be found here. This year I am pushing my language quick start, Learn X in Y Minutes (Language Edition). This blog is also open source and available for pull requests. Feel free to fix any typos or update any content and I might include your updates on the blog!

Hacktoberfest Sponsors

Descriptions are pulled directly from their respective websites as of 2019-10-02.

Disclaimer: I'm not in any way affiliated with either of this year's event sponsors nor is this an endorsement of their products.

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