Understanding Open Source: Git & GitHub

About this event

A workshop that introduces everyone to the ubiquitous tool that live in every good software developer's arsenal. Open Source along with the Open Source community is a vast and diverse field to explore, Git and GitHub being the foundation of the same. This workshop introduces Git, GitHub and Hacktoberfest, an annual worldwide celebratory event for Open Source community. 

Speaker: Arkadyuti Bandyopadhyay (Alumni, RCCIIT - Placed in Dell)

Topics we'll be covering:

  • What is Open Source?
  • Why does it matter?
  • What is Git & GitHub?
  • What is a Pull Request?
  • How to find issues to work on?
  • What are some good habits while contributing?
  • What is Hacktoberfest and how to participate?

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