Hacktoberfest Online Meetup with Ryan Dahl, Sam Williams, and Michael Spengler

Hacktoberfest Online Meetup

Friday October 23, 2020
12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Event is hosted online

Event Description

The Hacktoberfest event will feature an online meetup with guest speakers: Ryan Dahl (Creator of Node and Deno), Sam Williams (Founder and CEO of Arweave), and Michael Spengler. Following the meetup, participants can spend the weekend creating and publishing (or contributing to) Deno modules!

See our participant registry for more information.

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.

Build a Deno module
  • You CAN submit a module that you already published
  • You must submit a PR conforming to the template provided in the Hacktoberfest 2020 Repository
  • The module must be published to and
    • If you are building a module that has been accepted as a part of Deno's Standard Library, you do not need to additionally publish it to, as we run an STD mirror
  • The module must be created originally by you or your team
  • The module must not contain malicious or inappropriate files
  • Reward:
    • Profit Sharing Tokens ($NST)
    • If you publish more than two modules, you can earn a pair of limited edition Hacktoberfest socks. (Limited to one pair per person)
Boy Scout Tour
  • You must submit a PR conforming to the template provided in the Hacktoberfest 2020 Repository
  • Your contributions must be sufficiently beneficial to the module
  • Your PR to the module repository must be accepted and merged
  • Reward:
    • Profit Sharing Tokens ($NST)

The and Organizations reserve the right to disqualify a user or module for any reason.

Event code of conduct

Hacktoberfest meetups are welcoming, open, and inclusive. Please read the 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:


  • [12:00 - 12:10] Icebreaker
  • [12:10 - 12:15] Welcome and Introductions
  • [12:15 - 12:30] Ryan Dahl Presents - Deno
  • [12:30 - 12:45] Sam Williams Presents - Profit Sharing Communities
  • [12:45 - 12:55] Michael Spengler Presents - SAP & Peer 2 Peer Enterprise
  • [12:55 - 1:00] Closing and Module Kickoff

Links & Resources


Chat platform where all the activities and fun happens.

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Hosted by

Tate Berenbaum and Michael Spengler
From combines Deno with the Arweave. With us, you can publish your Deno modules to the permaweb, where they can never be deleted. This avoids a major pitfall for web-based module imports while allowing developers to leverage Deno's import design!