12 Oct. 2018
The event was organized with a view to cultivating the culture of open source among the students. The session mainly aimed at introducing fresher’s to GitHub, reasoning the importance of Open source and how to make a great profile in GitHub. The speaker was Mr. Sahil Khurana, MSIT 4th year. The speaker talked about the importance of a github profile. It was a hands-on session so everything was demonstrated and acted upon. The students were introduced to terms like a staging area, commits, branches and repositories. Students were told about a global event “Hacktoberfest”, related to open source. Every October, Digital Ocean and GitHub ship out free Hacktoberfest shirts to thousands of people around the world. The students were informed about the event and how to win Hacktoberfest shirts. The event was concluded by the implementation of all git commands by the learners to make sure that they are comfortable with it.