Hacktoberfest 2019 - Reading & Thames Valley

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Henley Buisness School, University of Reading

Whiteknights Road

Reading

RG6 6UD

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Let's bring Hacktoberfest 2019 to a close! Proudly brought to you by the Reading University Hacking society, let's celebrate open source over free food, drinks, learning, and great company! Bring your laptop and a positive attitude - beginners welcome!

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"(Un)sexy part of securing applications" workshop with Alikhan Uzakov!

Aston University BSc Computing Science and Mathematics graduate, Alikhan at different times at the university was the Union Chairperson of the Students' Union, Course Representative, worked as a teaching assistant, helped teach Java to first-year students and was recognised as 'Student Employee of the Year 2018', participated and won several hackathons (in Birmingham and around the UK).


Challenges by JetBrains!


IntelliJ Code Gold

How well do you know your IDE, really? Get ready to test your coding skills with IntelliJ IDEA Code Golf, a game you’ll have a chance to play during Hacktoberfest! Show off your knowledge of IntelliJ and win cool prizes from JetBrains, the creators of cutting-edge development tools. Pro-tip: grab a free student license which includes all the JetBrains IDEs in advance, and get familiar with the basic shortcuts and features using the IDE Features Trainer.

Kotlin Forts

Hello, and welcome to Kotlin Forts! Play this game during Hacktoberfest and win prizes from JetBrains, the company that created Kotlin. Prepare for battle by exploring this new and exciting programming language using Kotlin Playground and Kotlin examples.

What's Hacktoberfest?

Hacktoberfest 2019 — brought to you by DigitalOcean in partnership with GitHub and Twilio — is a month-long celebration of open-source software. Maintainers are invited to guide would-be contributors towards issues that will help move the project forward, and contributors get the opportunity to give back to both projects they like, and ones they've just discovered. No contribution is too small—bug fixes and documentation updates are valid ways of participating.

Can't make it to this event? Hacktoberfest is virtual and open to participants from around the globe. Sign up to participate today.

Rules and Prizes

First, sign up on the Hacktoberfest site. If you open up five pull requests between October 1 and October 31, you'll win a free, limited edition Hacktoberfest T-shirt. (Pull requests do not have to be merged and accepted; as long as they've been opened between the very start of October 1 and the very end of October 31, they count towards a free T-shirt.)

Connect with other Hacktoberfest participants (Hacktobefestants?) by using the hashtag, #hacktoberfest, on your social media platform of choice.

Please read our Events Code of Conduct (http://do.co/hacktoberconduct) before attending. Happy hacking!

Partners

We'd like to thank all of our involved partners for making this event possible!

Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship for providing us with an amazing venue.
University of Reading, Department of Computer Science for providing support for our attendees.
BCS Open Source for providing a talk and all the support.
Google Developer Group Reading & Thames Valley for partnering with us in bringing this event.

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Henley Buisness School, University of Reading

Whiteknights Road

Reading

RG6 6UD

United Kingdom

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