Hacktoberfest 2020 🦄
Published October 1, 2020
What is Hacktoberfest ? 🌟
HacktoberFest is an online fest conducted in October to support Open Source Contributions by DigitalOcean. It is a month-long contribution period where developers can register for the fest in the Hacktoberfest website and make 4 Pull requests in any open source projects in Github.
You have to make the 4 Pull requests between October 1 and October 31.
If you have managed to make 4 PR's then you can claim a supercool T-Shirt from DigitalOcean or plant a tree for your positive participation. Cool Right! 😃 🌟
The Pull Requests doesn't need to be code related it can be adding some documentation, adding content, or designing a logo for a specific project, etc.
How do I register for the fest 🤠 ?
- Go to: hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com.
Click the Start Hacking button on the landing page. 🦄
Login with your GitHub account.
And that's it 💖. You got registered for the HacktoberFest 2020.
Where can I find some issues to work on 🧞♂️?
You can go to GitHub and search for issues labeled as Hacktoberfest or Click Here to take you there.
- Click on any of the issues of your comfort on the page.
- Make a good Pull request. ❤️
What is a Pull request?
- Source: Codecademy YouTube Channel
How to Make a Pull Request?
- Source: Jake Vanderplas YouTube Channel
Some resources for beginners to start with Open source Contributions
- Codetribute Mozilla
- Awesome for Beginners
- Up For Grabs
- First Timers Only
- Good First Issues
- Awesome Hacktoberfest 2020
Extra Hacktoberfest Swags 💖
Other than the T-Shirts provided by DigitalOcean, there are some other projects which give you extra Swags if you contribute to their projects.
Most of the project details and how to contribute to the projects are listed in the Hacktoberfest Swag List website. Take that extra mile to get extra goodies and swags 🚀!!!.