Some Ways to Finish Hacktoberfest 2017

There’s five days left to participate in Hacktoberfest. For me, Hacktoberfest is a reminder of just how much I owe to the open source community. Every day for work, I use all the following to earn a living:

If you’re not comfortable with pull requests

These are all repos for people who just want to go through the steps and get a sense of how to do it:

If you are comfortable with pull requests

  • Look back at the last few projects you’ve used, and see if any of their documentation was lacking, or whether they’d benefit from some examples.
  • Look for a small project on Github in a language you’re proficient in, and sweep through some files and code review it. Even simple stuff like formatting to match a standard is helpful. For example, change some PHP to match PSR-1 and PSR-2. Update a simple Vue component to fit the vue style guide.
  • Port a color scheme or a color scheme template. Last year, I made some templates for base16.

The Principal Engineer at Imarc, Erratic Author on Medium. Writing about web development and being a better web developer.

The Principal Engineer at Imarc, Erratic Author on Medium. Writing about web development and being a better web developer.