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Hacktoberfest in Accra - OPEN SOURCE IN GOVERNANCE

By Andrew Miracle
Tue, Oct 22. 5:00PM - 7:30PM
MEST Africa, Accra
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Hacktoberfest in Accra - OPEN SOURCE IN GOVERNANCE

The Accra Edition of Hacktoberfest 2019 has arrived! We will celebrate open source with some talks, workshops and great company from Fellow Software Developers, Tech Enthusiast, Tech Leaders within the Ghanaian Ecosystem, Entrepreneurs and lots more.
This year our Team for this Workshop would be : OPEN SOURCE IN GOVERNACE DiaryIntroduction to Hacktoberfest: Find out what Hacktoberfest is, what its purpose is, what prizes you can win and the instructions you should follow.Introduction to Open Source: Open Source (open source) projects are housed in public repositories that benefit from contributions made by the extensive developer community, usually managed through Git. Learn more about the history of open source and how it benefits us.Workshop: How can I contribute to open source?
Talk: Open Source Business Model - Learn how businesses leverage open source to build a business Model
Talk: Using Open Information to Enable GovernanceDemos: Give 3-5 minutes for anyone interested in sharing their open source projects.Give Learn Git: Learn how to use Git and Github to version code and contribute to opensource.
Hack time: Make your first contribution** What is Hacktoberfest? **Hacktoberfest - brought to you by DigitalOcean in partnership with DEV - is a month-long celebration of open source software. Maintainers are invited to guide potential contributors to issues that will help the project move forward, and taxpayers have the opportunity to give back to both the projects they like and others they have just discovered. No contribution is too small: bug fixes and documentation updates are valid ways to participate.Can't you attend this event? Hacktoberfest is virtual and is open to participants from all over the world. Register to participate today at** Rules and Awards **First, sign up for the Hacktoberfest site at To qualify for the official limited edition Hacktoberfest shirt, you must register and make four pull requests between October 1 and 31. Pull requests can be made to any public repository on GitHub, not just those with issues labeled Hacktoberfest. If a maintainer reports your pull request as spam or that the behavior is not in line with the project code of conduct, you will not be able to participate.Connect with other Hacktoberfest participants using #hacktoberfest on the social networks of your choice.New to DigitalOcean? Receive USD $ 50 in infrastructure credit at of Conduct:Please read our Event Code of Conduct before attending Happy hacking!

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