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Hacktoberfest 2023 Chronicles: Diverse Insights & Viewpoints

Welcome to a cross-section of Hacktoberfest-themed content. In this roundup, we’ll check out a diverse selection of contributions – including tips and guides, inspirational stories, the experiences of new participants and seasoned contributors, and even some challenges. Experience the full spectrum of this celebration right here on DEV.

Join an open-source newbie's candid reflection on their Hacktoberfest journey. @jd2r tackles the mental hurdles of finding worthwhile contributions, sharing their struggle to locate manageable issues among the competition. Explore their shift in strategy, opting for unnoticed issues like new features or content typos to ensure valuable contributions to the open-source world.

@adiatiayu shares how Hacktoberfest transformed Virtual Coffee, promoting growth through open source and introducing their three initiatives. Discover how they're embracing the spirit of learning, collaboration, and positive impacts in tech.

Discover how @rahulkardal carefully selected projects, immersed themself in learning, and found fulfillment in meaningful pull requests, all while fostering a sense of community.

Join @jarvisscript in an exciting start to HacktoberFest. They began by enhancing the Virtual Coffee site, adding a world map and 2023 badges to member avatars, and planting a tree with their first pull request. 🌱 They also contributed themed cards to a memory game using CSS. The journey has just begun, with more repositories to explore in the coming weeks.

@rafajrg21, a Computer Engineer and Frontend Developer, embarks on their Hacktoberfest journey. Despite facing challenges in previous years, they’re determined to make meaningful contributions.

@mishmanners presents an insightful guide to Hacktoberfest 2023. Whether you're new to Hacktoberfest or a returning participant, this article is your roadmap to a successful and fulfilling experience.

@timonwa provides a step-by-step guide to finding your first Hacktoberfest project. This insightful article highlights the importance of preparing in advance, suggests platforms for project hunting, and offers a checklist for selecting the right project. Whether you're a newcomer or an experienced contributor, this guide will help you navigate the Hacktoberfest landscape.

Feeling inspired by the stories here? Join the Hacktoberfest 2023 celebration! It's your chance to dive into the world of open source, learn, make a difference, and connect with amazing folks. Keep an eye on #hacktoberfest23 for more updates, tips, and experiences. Let's have a blast making a positive impact and growing together in the open-source community!

Top comments (5)

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Erin A Olinick

A big thank you to @jd2r, @adiatiayu, @rahulkarda, @jarvisscript, @rafajrg21, @mishmanners, and @timonwa for your contributions. Your work truly embodies the spirit of our thriving open-source community here on DEV. 🙌

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Timonwa Akintokun • Edited

Thank you for the feature @erinao ❤️

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Ayu Adiati

Thank you for featuring my article along with other great articles, DEV & @erinao! 🙏❤️

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Thank you!! This is Awesome!!! Appreciate from @illafamily here.
Hope we can do something together in the future.

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Chris Jarvis

Thank you for sharing my journey with all these great stories!