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Who's participating in Hacktoberfest 2021?

Ghost Saying Hi

Hacktoberfest 2021 starts on Friday, October 1! πŸŽƒ

In the comments below, tell us who you are, whether or not this is your first Hacktoberfest, and why you're taking part in 2021 πŸŽ‰

If you're an open source project maintainer looking for contributors OR if you're looking for projects to contribute to for Hacktoberfest, don't miss this thread on DEV:


Whether you already have a plan for the projects you'll contribute to or not, this is a great place to meet the other participants. Let's make this a supportive community experience!

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Thomas Bnt • Edited on

Hi everyone! πŸ‘‹πŸΌ

I'm Thomas, 22 years old, I already participating to Hacktoberfest since 2018. Already 3 times completed this awesome challenge ! πŸ”₯πŸ’š

I would like to contribute more in Web development, design and others stuffs like optimization and translations.

If you search contributors, tell me with your repository ! πŸ₯³

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Michelle Mei-Ling Sandford

Hey Thomas, I've put up a really simple website - and I'd like to welcome first time contributors and beginners to help build it out. You can run and test it locally, so no risk of doing any permanent damage. Add something to it, make it beautiful and accessible if you can - and I'll accept the commits. Be explicit in your commits to say what you intend to do with your code - easier for me to approve and easier for other newbies to learn from your edits:

github.com/codess-aus/hacktoberfes...

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Thomas Bnt

i can contribute to your project, It's forked, maybe this night I create a new PR πŸ˜„β˜•

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Joe Steinbring

Hi! πŸ‘‹πŸΌ

My name is Joe. I am a 41 yr old developer from Wisconsin. This is my first Hacktoberfest. I have a lot of experience with Vue.js, JavaScript, PHP, and ColdFusion. I'm hoping to find something in the Vue or Node realm to contribute to.

Show me what you need help with. I am here to help. πŸ˜€

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Rebecca Key

This is my first Hacktoberfest. At first, I thought I was too much of a newbie to participate, but I've seen with OSS is that there's something for everyone. So far, I have opened 2 PRs, working on a 3rd, and hope to get a 4th by the end of the month!

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Yoshi

@rek990 it’s my first time at Hacktoberfest too. Congrats on your 2 PRs!

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Rebecca Key

Thank you! I hope your Hacktoberfest is going well!

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Viraj Jadhav • Edited on

Hello everyone ! Viraj here. I am Frontend Web Developer started my coding journey in September 2020 and created my account on GitHub on 16th September 2020. As new into this environment was disturbed regarding workflows going on it came to know about Hacktoberfest but was not good enough to take part and contribute. Had a dream of recieving swags or planting a tree it's been a year was waiting for this time. I'm registered and got pretty much knowledge how to contribute but still a noob I would appreciate if someone guide me on beginner contributing for Web development projects. Hope I'll achieve my aim this time ! Thanks for this great awesome open source community !

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Joe Warren

Hi Viraj,
Congratulations on the progress you've made throughout your coding journey! If you are still looking for a project to contribute to, I've created a project designed for newcomers along with a step-by-step guide on how to contribute getscriptordietryin.com/contributi....

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Viraj Jadhav

Thanks so much for helping Joe. Cheers to this helping OS community πŸŽ‰ completed 8 PR's out of 5 PR's merged successful. First time as a beginner making my projects out in public. Loved Hacktoberfest.

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Joe Warren

Awesome! Keep up the great work.

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Kevin Hicks

Hey everyone, I'll be hacktoberfest for the first time this year. Always meant to get involved before but had other projects going on during it. I'm doing it both to give back to some packages I use and to get my first open source experience.

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Suchitra

Hi,
I am Suchitra 23 years old, Its my 1st time to contribute to Hacktoberfast. I want to contribute take part of this event so that I can learn and contribute to open source projects.
I am looking forword to contribute in java, javascript, html, css and also documentation part of the projects.

If anyone suggest me or want to collabarate with me I am happy to learn and work togather:)

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TΓ³th BΓ©la

Hi everyone!

I'm BΓ©la, Achie, a hobby game developer and wannabe pixel artist!
I joined Hacktoberfest in 2019 and it's a huge push for me every year to work on my projects, and seek out friends who need help!

In these time i look up my old issues, to-do-s for my PICO-8 game projects in .p8 (lua) and this year is was asked by a friend to help in his python project as well!

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Kayla Smart

Hey fellow Devs,

I'm Kayla Smart, a software engineer from Philly. This is my first year participating in HacktoberFest and I'm excited to dig into this challenge, connect, and contribute.

I have 4 years of experience as a Dev, using Node, Express, Flutter, React,Javascript, Next.js, MongoDB, SQL and a number of other frameworks.

I am browsing repos to see where I can help out- feel free to reach out to collaborate!

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Kavindu Santhusa

Hi πŸ‘‹, I'm Kavindu Santhusa

A Sri Lankan 17 years old student.

  • πŸ‘‹ Hi, I’m @ksenginew

  • πŸ‘€ I’m interested in coding

  • 🌱 I’m currently learning CSS, JavaScript, Typescript

  • πŸ’žοΈ I’m looking to collaborate on cool projects

  • πŸ“« How to reach me ksengine.github@gmail.com

  • ⚑ My projects on Github

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badar

Hi ! πŸ‘‹πŸ»

I'm Badar, this is my first time joinin on Hacktoberfest 2021, i hope in my first year i can learn much before joining for the real project in next year, or maybe soon. My language are Python, i'm focusing on Machine Learning, Data Engineering, and for framework i'm focus in Flask and Django.

See you soon, maybe any one search contributor or wanna teach me, reach me out

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Dillon Maks

Hey everyone!

My name is Dillon, I’m 19 years old, and this is my first Hacktoberfest. I’m looking forward to the challenge, as this isn’t first for any kind of community challenge. Good luck to all! πŸŽƒ

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David L

Hey ! πŸ‘‹

I'm David, i'm 23 years old, and this is the first time i'll participate to Hacktoberfest !
I'd love to participate on a open-source project. If you are looking for a contributor, hit me up !

See you soon !

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Ayush Suman

Hi hackers!
I am Ayush, Electronics and Physics undergrad at BITS Pilani. I have already participated in Hacktoberfest the previous year.

I am looking forward to contribute more to Flutter packages, Android and Web this year. I am also maintaining some flutter packages if some one is looking forward to contribute to the same.

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Srinjoy Mukherjee

Hi Everyone, πŸ‘‹
I am Srinjoy , 23 years old.This is my first Time participating in Hacktoberfest.My reason to participate is to learn about git, open source and how to contribute to projects.Looking forward to a productive month contributing to open source.!!!!!πŸ™Œ.

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Joe Warren

Hi Srinjoy,
Welcome to Hacktoberfest! If you are still looking for a project to contribute to, I've created a project designed for newcomers along with a step-by-step guide on how to contribute (along with images for each git step) getscriptordietryin.com/contributi....

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Miku Chan

Hi everyoneπŸ‘‹πŸΌ

I am Miku Chan. I have already participated in Hacktoberfest 2020. And got that Limited edition T-Shirt too :)

I love coding in Python. I am a full stack web developer and a discord.py bot developer :)

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Arjun Ghimire

Hi Everyone,

I'm Arjun Ghimire. I have been working on Web development for the last 6 years. I have already contributed to many open sources projects.
Looking forward to contributing more in the upcoming days.

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Christine Pinto • Edited on

Hello fellow hackers πŸ₯·
This is my second try to participate at the Hacktoberfest🍺. I'm an automation engineer and I'm looking forward to add UI πŸ‘οΈ tests or add practical information to readme'sπŸ“ .

Ping me if you are looking for this kind of contribution. I'm looking forward to expand my knowledge and help out with QA πŸ”

That's my github account github.com/ChrisZie

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suntong

Question:

What are the eligible projects? I vaguely remember that last year we need to look for projects with hacktoberfest hash tag somewhere.

I don't see that part mentioned anywhere this year. Is it still required?

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suntong

I want to confirm it first because I remember last year some of my PRs were not recognized, even after several days.

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Anurag Yadav

This year too, for making a valid PR that count towards Hactoberfest 2021, you must have to look for the 'hacktoberfest' topic in any projects. Also you can check more rules here hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/

It will make you clear!

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Joe Warren

Greetings hackers,

My name is Joe, code name MightyJoeW 😎, and I'm back for my 5th round of #hacktoberfest!

I can vividly recall the excitement yet bewilderment when initially trying to figure out how to contribute to projects, so I want to help make the process easier for newcomers to contribute.

I've created a project along with a step-by-step guide on how to contribute to open source getscriptordietryin.com/contributi.... This project displays a list of cards showcasing each contributor, including links to your GitHub, LinkedIn, and site if you have one.

The project was built in React and utilizes MUI for styling. No worries if you don't know these technologies yet. The guide shows you exactly which block of JavaScript code to edit for your card to appear.

Happy hacking! πŸŽƒ

No contribution guide needed? The project can be forked and cloned here github.com/MightyJoeW/OpenSourceDevs

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Ryan Riegel

Hi all! πŸ‘‹

I'm Ryan, I'm 24 years old and am new to Hacktoberfest! I started coding at the end of 2020 and am currently looking for my first Software Engineering position. I'm new to open source and am excited to leverage my skills in JavaScript, React and Node to contribute!

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Yoshi

Hi, I’m Yoshi. 😊 This is my first year participating in Hacktoberfest. I’m stoked! 🀩🀩I hope to contribute to frontend development - HTML, CSS or JavaScript. Not so sure if I want to touch React yet.

Nice to meet you all!

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xelaflash

Hello guys,
Happy to help the open source community.
First year i'll do Hacktoberfest.

I'm a 4 years seasoned Dev, now focusing more on Frontend part.
My favorite stack: React/next/gatsby (Jamstack), Rails.

Already submit some PRs but one project was not Hacktober Participant πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ.
Still happy with this contribution.

Happy Hacktober fest to all

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Dishant Gandhi

Hi everyone,
I am Dishant, first time participating in Hacktoberfest.
I would like to contribute in Android Jetpack Compose projects, Rasa chatbots, Discord chatbots python.
Also, I am Maintainer, for 2 projects this year link can be found below:
Certificate Builder:
Github: github.com/Horizon733/certi-build
Language: Python
Customer Care chatbot:
GIthub: github.com/Horizon733/customer-car...
Framework/Language: Rasa/Python

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Crystal Parker

I'm going to participate, this will be the 3rd year. I didn't get a t-shirt last year because I was too slow getting my last pr in... but that's life. I'd like to contribute to HTML5 javascript stuff.

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Jason Sigler

Hi Everyone!

I'm Jason, and this will be my first Hacktoberfest! I'm still in my first year as a professional developer but I'm excited to hone my skills and contribute to something meaningful outside of work. I'm primarily a .NET/Angular developer, but I've worked with React, Go, and some Python. I'm happy to help with just about anything!

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Shivali Pandey

Hello,
I'm Shivali and this is my first time participating in Hacktoberfest. I have recently opened a few pull request and hoping for them to get merged soon. I have experience with vue.js, javascript, html, css and nodejs. Looking forward to this new journey in open source contributions.

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Lucas Salustiano

Hi, I'm Lucas, 22 years old and cs student. I've participated in Oktoberfest since 2018. I'm looking for web development and translation repositories to contribute to, so if you've something for me, let me know. Good luck to you all.

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Sachin Chaurasiya

Hi everyone!,

I'm Sachin Chaurasiya from India, This is my first time in Hactoberfest and I'm enjoying it.

I have made contribution to Open-metadata software.Open Standard for Metadata. A Single place to Discover, Collaborate and Get your data right.

Repo link open-metadata

Thank you.

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Daniel Alonzo

I'm Daniel, I'm DevOps engineer, and It's my first time participating in HacktoberFest, recently I started to focus on OpenSource projects, and I think is good challenge for me at this moment, so I'll be glad to help to some project.

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Augustus

newbie here! 28! Brisbane, Australia. Student at local uni(looking to get "qualified") been in tech forever. Looking to double down and make this my secular career path.
HMTL,CSS,SCSS and Javascript(intermediate), Python(Django-fairly proficient ), React and c#(Novice). first Hacktoberfest and recently started using dev.to. keen to assist so LETSGO πŸ₯³

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OpenTech-Consult

Hi there!

My name is Sandro and I'm from Togo.
Last year I tried to participated to the Hacktoberfest but did not make it. I hope this will be different. I want to participate to the Hacktoberfest because I want to contribute to opensource project and leave my fingerprint on open source projects.
I am looking to flesh out my resume so I can land a job anywhere in the world.

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Cristhian Laurente

Hello everyone! 😊

I'm Cristhian but my friends call me devedux, 21 years old, This is my first Hacktoberfest. I have a lot of experience with javascript, ruby, react, rails.

I would like to contribute more in web development. It's a pleasure I am here. 🀞

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Shantanu Nighot

Hi everyone, I am Shantanu and this is my first time participating in Hacktoberfest 2021.

As a beginner to the open-source, I have created a simple python community which uses GitHub Discussions to share ideas, knowledge, works and even ask the queries.

The repository is called Python-Community-Discussions. The repository is open source so you can suggest any updates and share content with everyone.

Do give me Feedback on Discussions tab of repository to make this community healthy.

Repo link: github.com/magbanum/Python-Communi...

Screenshot

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Paul Delcogliano

Hi all,

This is my 2nd year competing in the Hacktoberfest challenge. I'm excited to extend my skills thru the use of git and open source. It's a ton of fun contributing to various project and getting to learn new things. I'm a full stack .Net developer with SQL Server and AWS/Azure experience.

I look forward to contributing to your project!

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Lionel Ho

Hey guys, I'm Theo. Though I'm fairly new to being a dev, I hope to be able to contribute to some of my favourite frameworks and open source projects.

Just one problem. I have no idea where to start, what the etiquettes are or what I'll even need to know to get started. If anyone's willing to teach a freshie how to deal with things, I'd be super thankful ><

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Jose Ross Barredo

Hi everyone!

I'm Joross, 28, and this is my first time actively participating in Hacktoberfest. My tech stack includes python, javascript and node.js.

If you are looking for a contributer, hit me up!

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Jonathan Reeves • Edited on

Hello. I'm Jonathan and this will be my second Hacktoberfest. I'm participating in order to contribute to the awesome community that is open source. I feel a lot of commercial grade software owes a lot to open source and I want to help contribute and be a part of the community.

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Chaitanya Kale

Hey everyone!

Been participating in Hactoberfest for 4 years now.

Most recently I've been working on Ruby and Rails as well as playing around with Docker quite a bit. Happy to help the community in any way I can.

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Divyaksh

Hi everyone
I'm Divyaksh a 24 year old developer. I'm interested in any project related to machine learning and web or mobile.

I'm currently doing a work masters in data science.

I'm looking for projects where I can contribute. 😊

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Mike Mwanje

Hi everyone! πŸ‘‹πŸΌ
Mike here. I'm 24 years old and will be participating in the Hacktoberfest for my first time!πŸ₯³
I'd love to participate on a JavaScript open-source project. Hit me up if you have one you'd like me to contribute to.
See you soon!

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Hariharan

Hi Everyone πŸ‘‹πŸΌ,

I'm Hariharan, a front end developer. This is my first year participating in Hacktoberfest and will be utlising this opprotunity to make my first open source contribution. I have experince working with ember.js, react.js and next.js. Please let me know if you are searching for contributors.

Good Luck to All.

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Monica Mateiu

Hello! πŸ‘‹

I'm Monica, a Rails Engineer that doesn't hate CSS. Last year was my first ever Hacktoberfest and I enjoyed working on open source projects so much that it became my new hobby.

I'm taking part in it again this year, because I find it's a great way for me to learn and get better at what I do.

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Treasure

Hi everyone... I'm Treasure. I'm 16, and i graduated from high school 3 days ago. This is my first hacktoberfest I'd be participating in and I think it's great.

I would like to contribute on frontend related issues, and valuable inputs. I feel this will help remove some of the rust I had since I took a break from coding to write my final exams. If anyone has a repository they feel I can contribute in, kindly inform me. Mucho gusto.

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Claudia

Hey everyone ! πŸ‘‹

I'm Claudia, i'm a frontend & mobile developer coding from north Italy πŸ’–

This is the first time i'll participate to Hacktoberfest and I'm so glad to join this event !

I'd love to participate on a open-source project. If you are looking for a contributor, hit me up !

Thanks πŸ™

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Nidhin BM

Hi! πŸ‘‹πŸΌ

My name is Nidhin. I am a 22 yr old Student from Kerala India. This is my second Hacktober fest. I have experience with JavaScript,React, Django, Figma etc

I am beginner. Wishing you all a full filled Hack-October πŸ˜€

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Karl Marx • Edited on

I'm Karl Marx (legal name but often get my accounts suspended because of it). This is my 3rd hacktoberfest and my 3rd year in the software world. For work, I'm a Java backend developer but I really like python more for side projects at work and outside of work. The first two years I mainly took on easy tasks but trying to challenge myself a bit more this year.

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YAMADA Nobuko

Hello! I'm Nobuko participating in Hacktoberfest 21 for the first time.
Let me know any beginner friendly repository to enjoy. Translation or organizing documentation also must be cool.

github.com/e99h2121
twitter.com/e99h2121

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Shashank singh

Hello folks !Shashank here. I am Frontend Web Developer started my coding journey in dec 2020 . As new into this environment was disturbed regarding workflows going on it came to know about Hacktoberfest but was not good enough to take part and contribute. Had a dream of recieving swags or planting a tree it's been a year was waiting for this time. I'm registered and got pretty much knowledge how to contribute but still a noob I would appreciate if someone guide me on beginner contributing for Web development projects. Hope I'll achieve my aim this time ! Thanks for this great awesome open source community .Dev community Certainly provides an Insight full knowledge.

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Deepa Prasanna

Hello everyone! My name is Anne Deepa. I am a MERN stack developer from India. This is my second time particpating in Hacktoberfest and I am really excirted 😊. I would love to contribute in web development.

If you are looking for contributers, I am eager to help and contribute. 🀝 Thank you !

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Tom Reifenberg

Howdy, everyone! 🀠

This will be my second year participating; last year I was just getting started as a developer, so I'm excited to see if my broader skillset can help with more projects.

Big fan of Typescript and I mess around with Java, looking forward to helping out any maintainers.

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