Microsoft Quantum Hackathon

Hacktoberfest Online Meetup

Thursday October 8, 2020
11:00am to Oct 31, 9:00pm PDT
Event is hosted online

Event Description

In honor of Hacktoberfest, the Quantum Computing team at Microsoft will be having a month-long virtual hackathon focusing on improvements to our open source projects.

The team has selected a variety of issues spanning nearly all areas in the Quantum Development Kit (QDK) and a broad range of complexity, from small writing tasks to fixing bugs and developing small features. You can find issues to contribute to in the following repositories:

You can check out our contribution guide and browse all our repositories to see if there is something not on this list that piques your curiosity.

And also read our Q# blog post with more details about the Hackathon and how to get involved.

Lastly, join the kickoff call on October 8th, to meet the maintainers of our repositories and learn about the areas you can contribute to.. We welcome all quantum enthusiasts to join us!

Who can attend?

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


Quantum hackathon kick-off event

When: October 8th 11am - 12:30 PT
- Welcome
- How to contribute
- Hear from contibutors
- Q&A

Links & Resources


Chat platform where all the activities and fun happens.

Open link →

Hosted by

Meaghan Lewis and 3 others

The open source Quantum Development Kit in GitHub enables you to contribute alongside an emerging community of quantum programmers. Every single contribution helps an expanding community of developers to use Q# to deliver exciting new solutions, tackling some of the most complex problems.