I have been participating in a great and the biggest event for open source this month- Hacktoberfest! In this article, I am going to tell you how I participated and how I enjoyed this event.
Hacktoberfest is about contributing to open source, not getting free swag.
I participated as a maintainer and a contributor this year at Hacktoberfest
What I did as a contributor
I have made a total of 16 Contributions this month so far and 15 of them got accepted! I am going to show you some of my PRs and what I did in those PRs-
In Hacktoberfest Projects I added some animations to make it look better and enhance the experience and interactivity of the user. This feature was also requested by the maintainer so I made a PR for the same :D.
The 4C site was having many outdated packages and a few warnings that had to be fixed, so I decided to fix them up. It was pretty simple to fix. You can check out the Pull request here.
In this app, I added a router progress bar, so that the user knows how much time it takes for them to reach the next page. The PR- github.com/atapas/webapis-playground/pull/76.
In this repository the owner needed some help cuz he was fairly new to Next.js and he raised an issue on the same. I knew how to fix it so I took up the issue and did it, you can check out the PR here
Few more projects I contributed to-
I was glad to be able to contribute to all of these repositories and do whatever I could do to give back to open source :)
What I did as a maintainer
I was maintaining 4 repositories this year and I got some great contributions in all of them. If you all want then feel free to contribute to any of them :D.