It's Officially Hacktoberfest!

It's Officially Hacktoberfest!

We're heading towards the end of our first round of #100DaysofOSS, and we want to finish strong. Let's remember that this challenge has always been about growing and taking meaningful steps to being a part of the open source ecosystem.

Let's also remember that you’re more than your green squares. Green squares capture only a small portion of the developer journey. Green squares alone won’t get you hired. But do you know what will? Having a well-rounded skillset, being a good communicator, and showcasing your abilities. Let’s make this Hacktoberfest different. Let’s make this year about impact, growth, and relationships, about setting a standard for new contributors and open source overall. Let’s reject green squares as the marker of our success. Because this is only the beginning. Read more...


Hacktoberfest Resources

→ 📖 How to Participate in Hacktoberfest
→ 📋 Hacktoberfest Repos for Beginners

Upcoming Events

📆 OpenSauced Weekly Chat, Every Tuesday in Discord, 12p EDT. All things open source chat. Let us know what questions you have, what you're working on, and how we can support you!
🎤 Open Source Hour, Twitter Space | Tuesday, October 3 with BekahHW talking all things open source, answering your questions, and giving you a chance to grab the mic!


Every Monday, we're putting out a new challenge to help you to create a well-rounded path of open source discovery. Let us know how you're completing each challenge!

Here's this week's challenge:

Previous Challenges:

🌟 Code Review Guru: Offer your expertise in code review by providing constructive feedback on pull requests for an open source project. Let us know how you did by tagging us here or creating a highlight.

🎉 Shoutout to @CodeChrissy for doing amazing work for this challenge!

🌟Community Contributor: Engage with an open source community by actively participating in discussions, helping others with their questions or issues, and sharing your experiences. Let us know which community you contributed to by tagging us here or dropping a blog post about the experience in our highlights feed.

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