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Join our #Hacktoberfest 2018 celebration! 

*UPDATE* Thanks for your amazing contributions to Hacktoberfest! Emails with the t-shirt redemption codes will be sent in November. Look for them within a few weeks. Thank YOU!  Since announcing our participation in Hacktoberfest earlier this month, we’ve heard from many community members and contributors, and we’re excited to share more details about how to...

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Hacktoberfest: Tips for growing open source communities in October and beyond 

For the last four years, DigitalOcean and GitHub have spearheaded Hacktoberfest, a month-long open source initiative that encourages people of all experience levels to contribute to open source projects. The premise is straightforward: open five pull requests (PRs) in any GitHub-hosted open source project and earn a limited-edition Hacktoberfest T-shirt. People have credited Hacktoberfest for...

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