Celebrate Open Source with Hacktoberfest

Your open source journey begins with a pull request. We've curated a list of beginner friendly issues for you to check out.

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about the event

About Hacktoberfest


Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software run by DigitalOcean. Hacktoberfest is open to everyone, from first-time contributors to seasoned open source developers. Appwrite is one of the projects that you can contribute to.

Our journey with Hacktoberfest

About Appwrite

Appwrite is an open source, secure end-to-end backend server for Web, Mobile, and Flutter developers that is packaged as a set of Docker containers for easy deployment.

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How can you contribute?

There are different ways you can contribute to Appwrite. All accepted contributions qualify for receiving Appwrite Swag!

Contributions to open issues

We have a curated list of Hacktoberfest issues that are ready for you to pick up.

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Build a demo app

Build a demo app with your favourite technologies using an Appwrite Backend.

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Write a blog post

Used Appwrite in a recent project? Built something cool with Appwrite? Tell the community about it in an awesome blog post.

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Make a tutorial

From video tutorials to written tutorials, help new community members get started with Appwrite!

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Win our Limited Edition swag!

First place

4 contributions or more

Limited Edition Appwrite Hacktoberfest T-shirt + Hacktoberfest Sticker pack + OG Appwrite Sticker Pack + Mug

Second place

3 contributions

OG Appwrite sticker pack + Limited Edition Hacktoberfest sticker pack + Mug

Third place

2 contributions

OG Appwrite sticker pack + Limited Edition Hacktoberfest sticker pack

Fourth place

1 contribution

OG Appwrite sticker pack



Join our Hacktoberfest events

September 16:00 - 17:30 • UTC time

Hacktoberfest Kickoff #1

Jina AI, n8n.io, Hoppscotch, Mattermost

What is Hacktoberfest?

16:00 - 16:30 • UTC time
Aditya Oberai

Aditya Oberai


Neural Search with Jina AI

16:30 - 16:45 • UTC time
Cristian Mitroi

Cristian Mitroi


Extendable workflow automation with n8n

16:45 - 17:00 • UTC time
Harshil Agrawal

Harshil Agrawal


Hoppscotch - Open Source API development ecosystem

17:00 - 17:15 • UTC time
Liyas Thomas

Liyas Thomas


Getting started with Mattermost

17:15 - 17:30 • UTC time
PJ Hagerty

PJ Hagerty

September 16:00 - 17:30 • UTC time

Intro to Open Source

Major League Hacking, GitHub, Microsoft

September 15:00 - 16:45 • UTC time

Hacktoberfest Kickoff #2

Julia, Lazy Git, Forem, HashiCorp, Symfony

October 03:00 - 04:00 • UTC time

Hacktoberfest Countdown Party! 🥳

Let the Hacktoberfest begin.

October 16:00 - 18:00 • UTC time

DevOps Day

Appwrite, Grafana, GitLab, DigitalOcean

October 16:00 - 17:30 • UTC time

Flutter Day

Appwrite, Stream, Telia, Very Good Ventures

October 16:00 - 17:30 • UTC time

Web Day

Appwrite, SingleStore, Beyond

Hacktoberfest issues

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