Support Open-Source Code with @GitHub Pull Requests | #ElectronicHalloween #Hacktoberfest @digitalocean

Digital Ocean are running Hacktoberfest again this year and in partnership with GitHub if you make four pull requests during the month of October you can get a limited edition t-shirt for your open-source contributions. Cool! So no your code contribution doesn’t have to be for Halloween-specific repositories but as open-source goes you’re contributing to a greater good which may or may not be used by your neighbor for their Halloween lawn displays 🙂

Now a slight caveat when participating you are connecting Digital Ocean to your GitHub account, like so:

But if you already trust GitHub with your personal details then you probably trust the organizations they partner with – you’ll also get a shirt with an awesome logo for your participation:

Check out some suggested Hacktoberfest projects here, and happy coding!

[via GitHub blog]


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