Join MilSpouse Coders for Hacktoberfest 2020!

Hacktoberfest is a monthlong event designed to encourage participation in the open source community.  Hacktoberfest is hosted by DigitalOcean from Oct1-31.

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What's involved and what is the time/effort commitment?

To receive the official t-shirt prize, it is required to submit 4 pull requests from October 1-31.

We encourage you to participate with the MilSpouse Coders’ team! We will be meeting virtually once a week in October to give walk-throughs and tutorials as well as helping each other (See Events).

Will this cost anything?

No, it’s free!

Do I need to have an Mac computer to be able to code?

No, both Mac or PC computers will work.

Could I destroy/ruin my computer by anything I am going to do during this event?

No, we will walk you through all of the procedures and we are not doing anything that could possibly ruin your computer if done incorrectly.

Can I do anything to prepare in advance?

We will help you through every step of the process from installing and setting up programs to making a pull request.

The following is completely optional:

Brand new to coding? Please join us!

All stages of tech are welcome:

  • Just checking to see if it’s a good career fit.
  • Interested but don’t know anything about coding or tech.
  • Some coursework or bootcamp but limited or no experience.

Want to learn or share your knowledge?

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Join us for a Code and Coffee, where you can learn how to code, learn a new language, or network with other military-affiliated coders.

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Help Milspouses

Milspouses face particular career challenges, but with your help, we can help provide the training and networking they need.

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