Hacktoberfest 2020: 'Our Tech Community' Event

Hacktoberfest Online Meetup

Sunday October 11, 2020
3:00pm to 5:30pm IST
Event is hosted online

Event Description

Broad topics that will be covered in the Open Source and Hacktoberfest section:
- What is Open Source?
- Why Open Source?
- What is the spirit of Open Source?
- What is Hacktoberfest?
- What are the rules for Hacktoberfest 2020?
- What types of PRs should you make?
- What is considered as spam?
- How to tackle big repos?

Broad topics that will be covered in the Workshop section:
- Git and GitHub basics.
- How do you make a PR?
- Why is it a bad practice to make PRs from the master branch?
- How do you tackle the the two related issues problem?

NOTE:
- Please join Our Tech Community (OTC) to receive updates about the event and resources for participating in Hacktoberfest.
- You can optionally watch a Git and GitHub crash course before the event.
- You can reach out to the organiser via Twitter @harshgkapadia or OTC if you have any problems.

Who can attend?

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

Schedule

Date: 11th October 2020

Time (in IST) Activity
3 PM to 3:15 PM Introduction and welcome
3:15 PM to 4:15 PM Open Source and Hacktoberfest
4:15 PM to 5 PM Workshop (How to contribute to Open Source)
5 PM onwards Open discussion and networking

NOTE: All timings are in Indian Standard Time (IST).

Links & Resources

Mattermost

Chat platform where all the activities and fun happens.

Open link →

Hosted by

Harsh Kapadia

'Our Tech Community' is a group of people, mostly students, interested in different fields of development, such as the Web Development, Mobile Development, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, etc. We have an inclusive environment and our members have held community events before.