Let's Learn Together
Hacktoberfest is a monthlong event designed to encourage participation in the open source community.
Hacktoberfest is hosted by DigitalOcean from Oct 1-31.
Join us every week in October to collaborate, teach each other, and have fun! All experience levels welcome.
Hacktoberfest — brought to you by DigitalOcean in partnership with Dev & Intel — is a month-long celebration of open source software. Maintainers are invited to guide would-be contributors towards issues that will help move the project forward, and contributors get the opportunity to give back to both projects they like and others they’ve just discovered. No contribution is too small — bug fixes and documentation updates are valid ways of participating.
Rules and Rewards
First, sign up on the Hacktoberfest site at https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com. To qualify for the official limited edition Hacktoberfest shirt, you must register and make four pull requests between October 1-31. Pull requests can be to any public repo on GitHub, not just the ones with issues labeled Hacktoberfest. If a maintainer reports your pull request as spam or spammy behavior, or not in line with the project’s code of conduct, you will be ineligible to participate.
Connect with other Hacktoberfest participants by using @DigitalOcean, @hacktoberfest, #hacktoberfest on your social media platform of choice.
New to DigitalOcean? Receive USD $100 in infrastructure credit at https://do.co/hacktoberfest100.
Event Code of Conduct
Hacktoberfest meetups are welcoming, open, and inclusive. Please read the Events Code of Conduct before attending. Happy hacking!
Recommended Open Source Projects
First Time Contributors
Never used GitHub before? Don’t know any code? No problem!
MSC Coding Resources
Never used GitHub before? HTML/CSS knowledge beforehand helpful but not necessary!
Complete playground to have fun and learn! Help create a Halloween/Fall themed page.
Head over to our sister organization Operation Code! Read their docs and find an issue labeled “beginner friendly”, “good first issue”, or “Hacktoberfest”.