On October 19 DigitalOcean’s Hacktoberfest 2019 in Sydney is being hosted at Flow Studios in Camperdown. There will be lightning talks, open source demos from community members, and plenty of hacking!
9:30am - Doors open: meet and greet.
10:30am - Intro to Hacktoberfest: Ethos, Agenda, Challenges, Prizes.
11:00am - Hacking formally begins.
1:00pm - Lunch and tech talks.
2:00pm - Hacking resumes.
5:00pm - Prizes and challenge awards.
6:00pm - Social coding.
10:30pm - Doors close.
What is Hacktoberfest?
Hacktoberfest — brought to you by DigitalOcean in partnership with DEV — is a month-long celebration of open source software. Maintainers are invited to guide would-be contributors towards issues that will help move the project forward, and contributors get the opportunity to give back to both projects they like and others they've just discovered. No contribution is too small — bug fixes and documentation updates are valid ways of participating.
Rules and Prizes
First, sign up on the Hacktoberfest site. 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 behavior not in line with the project’s code of conduct, you will be ineligible to participate.
Connect with other Hacktoberfest participants by using #hacktoberfest on your social media platform of choice.
Code of Conduct
Please review the Hacktoberfest code of conduct before registering.