Open Source Contribution with HacktoberFest'20

Hacktoberfest Online Meetup

Sunday October 4, 2020
07:00pm to 09:00pm IST
Event is hosted online

Event Description

PASSWORD: mstc2k20

Use this password to join the Cisco WebEx room for the Meetup

Hacktoberfest — a month-long celebration of open source software run by DigitalOcean in partnership with Dev and Intel. 

Can't make it to this online meetup? Hacktoberfest is virtual and open to participants from around the globe. Sign up to participate today.

Rules and Rewards

First, sign up on the Hacktoberfest site at 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

Event code of conduct

Hacktoberfest meetups are welcoming, open, and inclusive. Please read our Events Code of Conduct before attending. Happy hacking!

Who can attend?

Locations have different requirements for who can attend. This location is open to the following:


[07:00-07:10PM] Waiting for the participants to join
[07:10-07:25PM] Welcome and Introduction to Open Source.
[07:25-08:00PM] Introduction to Hacktoberfest and Some Good practices
[08:00-08:30PM] Demo about how to make a PR
[08:30-08:45PM] Quiz on Kahoot!
[08:45-09:00PM] QnA and End of the Event

Links & Resources


Chat platform where all the activities and fun happens.

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Hosted by

We are like-minded individuals who try to enrich development culture in the student community by conducting events such as hands-on sessions, speaker talks, workshops, and month-long projects throughout the year.