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Hacktoberfest Hyderabad 2019 - HydPy Colab meetup w/ Swecha

Oct 19, 2019 · Hyderabad, India

'Hacktoberfest Hyderabad' is a annual fest where all hyderabadis come to meet in-person and contribute to Free and Open Source Projects.
After 2 successful editions in 2017 and 2018, we are back with our 2019 edition on 19 October 2019 at ThoughtWorks Office, Gachibowli(OSM link: https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/6585739364).

09:30 - 10:00 : Registration and Networking
10:00 - 10:15 : Mini-talk on 'How to contribute to projects'
10:15 - 10:45 : Mini-talk on 'Introduction to Git (both UI & CLI)'
10:45 - 11:30 : Choose your project and Make your first pull request
11:30 - 11:45 : Break
11:45 - 13:00 : Continue contributing to projects

13:00 - 14:00 : Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:00 : Mini-workshop on Pair programming 101
15:00 - 17:00 : Contributing with speed, open pull requests and win prizes/swag.

17:30 - 17:30 : Feedback, closing note and announcement of Hacktoberfest Hyderabad 2020

Venue Partner: ThoughtWorks Office, Gachibowli, Hyderabad (OSM link: https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/6585739364)

Community Partners:
- DevOps and Cloud Computing Hyderabad
- Full Stack Developers Hyderabad
- Data Scientists Hyderabad
- Digital Arts Hyderabad

- Hyderabad JavaScript User Group
- Hyderabad Python User Group
- Rust Hyderabad
- Elixir Language Hyderabad

- Drupal Hyderabad
- Geo Hyderabad
- Firefox Hyderabad

+ more joining

Mentors from ThoughtWorks, TCS and more.

Perks of attending Hacktoberfest Hyderabad
for Students:
* Know about how to apply to various FOSS Internships.
* Contribute to open source projects which will help you acquire strong skills in technology.
* Explore opportunities of internships and jobs in our networking slots.

for IT Employees/Freelancers :
* Explore opportunities of jobs in our networking slots.
* Strengthen your resume by contributing to FOSS projects.

for Volunteers:
*** All the benefits of participants + below perks
* Get support from Swecha(Free Software Movement Telangana) to start a FOSS club in your college/company.
* Opportunity to work and learn with mentors from Swecha(Free Software Movement Telangana).

for Mentors/Project Maintainers:
* Find contributors for the projects you maintain.
* Collaborate with other mentors and create new FOSS projects.

Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. What are the facilities & refreshments provided?
A. Access to toilets, drinking water and refreshments provided at the venue.

Q. Will I receive the T-shirt on the same day?
A. No, the t-shirts will be provided Digital Ocean after a period of time. They will be directly be sent to you.

Q. What are the rules?
A. To win a T-shirt, you must sign up on the Hacktoberfest site and make four pull requests on GitHub by October 31st. (Pull requests do not have to be merged and accepted; as long as they’ve been opened between the very start of October 1 and the very end of October 31, they count towards a free T-shirt.)

Q. What if I don’t complete four pull requests by October 31st?
A. Everyone who attends on the day receives FOSS stickers and swag even if you don't complete the challenge.

If you have any questions, you can post them below. Also tune in for more updates.

Event organizers
  • Hyderabad Python Meetup Group

    Hyderabad Python User Group (HydPy) is community driven group to promote Python inHyderabad. HydPy has been conducting monthly Meetups & workshops in Hyderabad for last 2years and it has over 4500 members. We work together with other communities in particular,python and in general Open Source Software (OSS) related groups within Hyderabad and the restof India to further expand the usag...

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