Dive into Open Source Joy with Devtron in Hacktoberfest 2023

TL;DR: Hacktoberfest is back again with lot of learning opportunities and exciting goodies. Checkout this article for ways you can contribute on Devtron and get a chance to win exciting goodies and kickstart your open source journey.

6 months ago   •   2 min read

By Akanksha Bhasin
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Are you ready for a month of open-source excitement, learning, and community building? Get ready to roll up your sleeves because Devtron is thrilled to welcome you all to Hacktoberfest 2023! Whether you're a seasoned developer or just dipping your toes into the world of open source, Hacktoberfest promises an exciting adventure for everyone.

๐Ÿค– What is Hacktoberfest?

Hacktoberfest, co-sponsored by DigitalOcean and GitHub, is a month-long celebration of open source software. It encourages people from all walks of life to contribute to open source projects. Participants can make meaningful contributions to the projects they love while earning cool swag and priceless experience.

๐Ÿ’Ž Why Devtron for Hacktoberfest?

At Devtron, we're passionate about open source and believe in the power of the community. We're dedicated to making open source contributions accessible and rewarding for everyone. Hosting Hacktoberfest aligns perfectly with our mission of simplifying the Kubernetes Adoption.

โค๏ธ ๐ŸŒŸ Show us some love by giving a star at our repo: https://github.com/devtron-labs/devtron

๐Ÿš€Got questions or thoughts to share? Join our vibrant community on Discord, and let's discuss more http://rebrand.ly/Devtron-Discord

๐Ÿ”ฎ How to Participate

Participating in Hacktoberfest with Devtron is as easy as 1-2-3-4:

1. Explore Our Projects: We have a range of exciting open-source projects. Take a look at our GitHub repositories, find a project that resonates with you, and check out the existing issues.

2. Pick Your Challenge: Once you've found a project and issue you'd like to tackle, it's time to get coding! Submit your pull request and start contributing. Raise a new issue if you donโ€™t see an existing issue on the feature you want to work on. Remember, it's not about the quantity of contributions but the quality.

3. Love for Writing: Any tech authors in the house? We love blogs, especially when the blogs are short and crisp. In this month-long Blogathon, we invite all the bloggers to share their experiences on all things Cloud-native, Devtron and Kubernetes.
We have also opened a special use case section in our documentation for you all to contribute. Please refer this for participation guidelines.

4. Earn Rewards: The best part? For every valid merged pull request, you'll earn some cool swag and exclusive Hacktoberfest stickers. Top 10 Blogs will receive exclusive limited edition devtron swag. Fill this Contributor form after your submissions.
But that's not all! You'll also be building valuable experience and connections within the open-source community.

Note: Swags will be shipped to only India region this year, rest eligible entries from other parts of the world will be receiving an equivalent amount of Gift Card.

๐Ÿ“ Guidelines

  • We are only accepting code contributions, blogs and use-cases in documentation this year as part of Hacktoberfest.
  • Spammy pull/merge requests will be labeled as spam.
  • Submitting low-quality pull/merge requests should be avoided
  • Changes in Grammar or related issues are not acceptable.

๐Ÿ”– Get Involved Beyond October

Hacktoberfest is just the beginning of your open-source journey with Devtron. We encourage you to stay engaged with our community, continue contributing, and explore opportunities for mentorship and collaboration.

๐Ÿšฉ Join the Fun

Ready to dive in? Mark your calendar for October, and join us in celebrating Hacktoberfest.

Itโ€™s a fantastic opportunity to learn, grow, and make a difference in the world of open source. Devtron is proud to be your host for this exciting journey, and we can't wait to see the incredible contributions you'll make.

Happy Hacking! ๐Ÿš€๐ŸŒŸ

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