Hacktoberfest is the open source event of the year, let me explain why you need to participate!
Hacktoberfest is the yearly event that happens in October of every year whereby the good people at DigitalOcean, appwrite, and docker want to encourage you to contribute to open source. They want to offer you something in return: a tree in your name or a hacktoberfest t-shirt.
In simple terms, to participate in hacktoberfest you need to create 4 mr/pr in any hacktoberfest accepting open-source repositories. The 4 mr/pr have to be accepted to be counted.
For the full list of requirements please see: https://hacktoberfest.com/participation/
Now that you know how, let's look at why. For me, the most important reasons are:
if you are just as excited about this as me then join here: https://hacktoberfest.com/.