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Hacktoberfest 2021 ๐ŸŽƒ Celebrate Open Source with Alpaca

October is for open-source celebrations and Alpaca is excited to participate! For the first time ever, weโ€™re actively seeking Hacktoberfest contributions. Contribute to our open-source projects in the month of October and win cool Alpaca swag. ๐Ÿ‘•

What is Hacktoberfest?
Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software hosted by DigitalOcean, and encourages worldwide participants to contribute to open-source projects hosted across GitHub.

Getting Started
Make sure you have an account, then register on the official site and start contributing to any participating open source project between Oct 1 - Oct 31. You must make at least four pull requests (PRs) in the month of October in any GitHub-hosted repository/project with the hacktoberfest label in order to qualify. To make sure that your pull request is valid, please adhere to Hacktoberfest's quality standard.

Earn Hacktoberfest and Alpaca Swag
The first 50,000 participants who meet the contribution criteria set by DigitalOcean receive a Hacktoberfest T-shirt.

In addition, if youโ€™re one of the first 20 participants to submit one or more successfully merged pull requests to our open source projects, youโ€™ll receive an Alpaca T-shirt. ๐Ÿฆ™

Why Contribute to Alpacaโ€™s Open Source Projects?
Alpaca is a fast-growing fintech company that is democratizing global access to financial markets with a developer-friendly stock and crypto trading API.

By contributing to Alpaca's open source projects, youโ€™re helping the entire community become more efficient and productive and empowering developers worldwide to build fintech apps.

Hereโ€™s a list of our Hacktoberfest-eligible repositories:

We hope you have fun contributing to and celebrating open source this month!

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