David Carr

Get involved in open source with Github's Hacktoberfest

Want to get involved with open source and contribute but don’t know where to start? Good new Github is starting Hacktoberfest. A month-long celebration of open source software. The idea is make at least 4 pull requests between the 1st of 31st of October and get a limited edition T-shirt.

Pull requests (PR) can be as simple as fixing a typo, helping improve a readme file or fixing a bug or adding a new feature. To get involved find issues labeled "Hacktoberfest"

To win a shirt, you must make four pull requests by October 31st. Everyone who participates receives limited-edition Hacktoberfest stickers—regardless if you complete the four pull requests or not.

Listed on Hacktoberfest is a list of getting started resouce to help you.

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