Finding a Project and Helping Out: Hacktober & Pie

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What is Hacktoberfest? We thought you would never ask!

Hacktoberfest invites you to participate in the open-source community, and rewards you with a free t-shirt! Beginners too!

In 2018, DigitalOcean and GitHub sent free t-shirts to 50,000 people who contributed to 5 public projects in the month of October. Besides cool swag, contributing to projects is a great exercise for all developers, and a nice way to enhance your resume. Not sure where to start? Akron Women in Tech has you covered.

We are dedicating not one, not two, but THREE meetups to a successful and happy Hacktober for all!

October 9
Finding a Project and Helping Out: Hacktober & Pie
Part social, part workshop, join us for finding projects that we can make meaningful additions to at whatever skill level and language. We will enjoy coffee and pie, there will be support for newbies, and there may or may not be a small door prize for the first pull request 😉
Location: Coffee and Code
Parking: in the Akron Art Museum Lot (free) or Library Parking Deck ($2)
Date: October 9
Time: 5:30-8:30

Be sure to RSVP to our other Hacktober events:

September 18 { Pull Requests & Open Source: Primer For Hacktoberfest }
https://www.meetup.com/Akron-Women-In-Tech/events/264354505/

October 23 { Hacktoberfest }
https://www.meetup.com/Akron-Women-In-Tech/events/264354727/