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I didn’t successfully finish Hacktoberfest 2021 and I’m ok with that

Last month, I said that I was going to give Hacktoberfest a try this year.  Now that the month is over, I can say that I didn’t successfully make four contributions.  As it turns out, it was a little more intimidating of a task than I thought it would be and working on things like this blog and the state parks app was a little more interesting.  I might try again next year but in the meantime, I have other stuff going on (including a Drake-themed post that should be dropping on Thursday).

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I decided to give Hacktoberfest 2021 a try

I try to push myself outside of my comfort zone from time to time.  That is part of reason why I tried giving a conference talk a few years ago (I did three in the end) and why I started using this blog more often.  One thing that I have felt I have felt very self-conscious about is OSS contribution.  You can probably count the number of pull requests that I have made on two fingers? Continue reading I decided to give Hacktoberfest 2021 a try