💾 Save the date for GitHub Game Off 2021

Game Off is an annual game jam (or “hackathon for building games”) that’s a little different from most—it lasts for the entire month of November—not just a weekend or a few days. It’s the perfect excuse to learn a new language, try out a new game engine, or even build your first game! Team up […]

Apply now for GitHub Universe 2021 micro-mentoring

This year, GitHub Universe will take place virtually October 27-28. To kick the conference off, we’re thrilled on behalf of GitHub Social Impact to start the week with micro-mentoring sessions! As part of our ongoing commitment to ensure GitHub’s conferences are accessible and inclusive to people from all walks of life, we’re offering 30-minute, 1:1 […]

Release Radar · September 2021 Edition

The Northern Hemisphere has hit fall, and the southern is starting to warm into summer. September has been a busy time for our community. Maintainers have been getting their repositories ready for Hacktoberfest, joining us on Twitter Spaces, and shipping their latest releases. These new releases include everything from world-changing tech to weekend hobbies. Here […]

GitHub’s guide to Hacktoberfest 2021

It’s that time of year again! Whether your October is full of pumpkins or spring breezes (hello, Southern Hemisphere!), it’s sure to be Hacktoberfest season. Hacktoberfest is a yearly event to encourage people to contribute to open source in October. It’s a celebration of community, learning and giving back—topped off by DigitalOcean thanking participants. You […]