👨‍💻👩‍💻 #Hacktoberfest 2019 Open Source (focus: GraphQL & JAMstack)!

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🍕 #Hacktoberfest 219 Open Source Meetup!

→ Topic: #Hacktoberfest Contributing to Open Source!
(FOCUS: GraphQL, JAMstack)
→ Speakers/Organizers: Ahmad Awais, Maedah Batool, Ashar Irfan, Saqib Ameen (TheDevCouple Team).

➡️ REGISTER BY FILLING THIS FORM →
https://Awais.dev/register-hacktoberfest-2019

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🙌 Register Here To Participate

We have a limited seating capacity of ~100 seats. Go ahead, fill this Google form (https://Awais.dev/register-hacktoberfest-2019) and tell us about why you want to join this meetup and we will email you the venue details after confirming your spot. This is a compulsory step.

➡️ https://Awais.dev/register-hacktoberfest-2019

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💥 Description

We have been organizing Hacktoberfest events since the very beginning of this global call for contributing to open source. This year again, we'll get together, chit chat about the latest open source trends, talk JAMstack, GraphQL, media optimization, serverless tech, Kubernetes, scalable online storage, spinning up DigitalOcean servers and build a strong profile on GitHub by contributing to the greater open source community.

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📝 Agenda

• [4:15] [Introductions] — Getting to know each other.

• [04:30] [Talk] — Basics of Git & GitHub! Contribute to open-source

• [05:00] [Takeaway & Discussions] — JAMstack, GrahpQL, Kubernetes!

• [05:45] [Refreshments] — Pizza and drinks are on us!

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🗣 About the Speakers

AHMAD AWAIS
https://twitter.com/MrAhmadAwais/

Ahmad Awais is an open-source engineer/advocate and Google Developers Expert who's mostly known for his contribution in the Node.js Community Committee as well as a decade of that in the WordPress Core software (which empowers 1/3rd of the web). Awais teaches several courses (https://VSCode.pro), manages JavaScript and Cloud communities, open sources professional software that is used by over 2 million developers. You can find Awais most active on Twitter where he tweets about Web Dev, Dev Rel, and more. He's also a self-confessed tech-comedian.
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👥 Organizers

• Ahmad Awais (https://twitter.com/MrAhmadAwais)
(DOPK Community Lead ❯ Google Developers Expert ❯ TheDevCouple)

• Maedah Batool (https://twitter.com/MaedahBatool)
(DOPK Co-Organizer ❯ WP Marketing Team Rep ❯ TheDevCouple)

• Ashar Irfan (https://twitter.com/MrAsharIrfan)
(Sr WordPress Engineer 10up ❯ TheDevCouple)

• Saqib Ameen (https://twitter.com/SaqibAmeen)
(Web Developer TkXel ❯ TheDevCouple)

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🙌 Register Here To Participate

We have a limited seating capacity of ~100 seats. Go ahead, fill this Google form (https://Awais.dev/register-hacktoberfest-2019) and tell us about why you want to join this meetup and we will email you the venue details after confirming your spot. This is a compulsory step.

➡️ https://Awais.dev/register-hacktoberfest-2019

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🤔 FAQs

❯❯ What's Hacktoberfest?

Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software run by DigitalOcean and DEV.

- Hacktoberfest is open to everyone in our global community!
- 4 quality pull requests must be submitted to public GitHub repos.
- You can sign up anytime between October 1 and October 31.

Can't make it to this event? Hacktoberfest is virtual and open to participants from around the globe. Sign up to participate today (https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/).

❯❯ How do I get started?

Register at https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/ Submit a PR to any public GitHub repository. Quality contributions are encouraged! You can look for open issues labeled “Hacktoberfest” for inspiration.

Connect with other Hacktoberfest participants (Hacktobefestants?) by using the hashtag, #Hacktoberfest, on your social media platform of choice.

❯❯ I completed 4 PRs. When will I receive my t-shirt?

We will start sending out emails with more details on redeeming t-shirts throughout the month. Stay tuned! If you don't receive one by the first 2-3 days of November, please let us know.

❯❯ New to DigitalOcean? Receive USD $50 in infrastructure credit at https://do.co/hacktoberfest50.

🌟Resources

Learn the basics of Git in 15 minutes (https://try.github.io)

How To Create a Pull Request on GitHub
❯ VIDEO + ARTICLE: https://Awais.dev/hacktoberfest

GitHub Training Kit (https://github.com/github/training-kit): Open source slides, workbook, and cheat sheet courseware for teaching Git and GitHub classes

Git cheat sheets (https://services.github.com/resources/) in multiple languages

Understanding the GitHub Flow (https://guides.github.com/introduction/flow/)

GitHub training sessions and webcasts (https://services.github.com/training/)

Find more resources and useful tips for participants on the Hacktoberfest site (https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/#resources).

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A special welcome from Ahmad Awais & Maedah Batool, and our team at TheDevCouple for your DigitalOcean Lahore Meetup:

We’d love your feedback on how we can make this meetup more valuable to you!

❯❯ This meetup is for developers, by developers — Join the DigitalOcean Community to find all the resources you need to go from development to production, and please read our Events Code of Conduct before attending (https://Awais.dev/code-of-conduct-meetups).

Peace! ✌️