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Rishabh Dwivedi
Rishabh Dwivedi

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What is Hacktoberfest? Best opensource program for beginners!

"Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software." - DigitalOcean.

Open source is changing the world – one contribution at a time.

With this very wonderful lines , let's start our blog on this very interesting opensource journey.

What is hacktoberfest 2021 ?

This event is hosted by Digitalocean from around 8 years , hacktoberfest encourages participants for contributing to various opensource project by creating at least 4 valid pull requests.

Best part about it: All backgrounds and skills levels are encouraged to complete the challenge.

To sum up everything in simple terms

You need to create 4 valid pull request (with given conditions) in a month of october so that you can get swags(T-shirt and cool stickers) delivered to your home.

If you are a beginners, then this event is best for you to get into opensource.

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