If you are like me, I had a GitHub account since 2014 and have been dumping all my projects into the profile ever since. But I didn't do anything beyond that.
I am a competent engineer, but when it comes to working with open source, I have no clue what that is. I tried many times trying to learn, but failed.
In October 2022 I participated in the annual Hacktoberfest. This was my first time getting involved in open source. As of writing this article, there are just 7 days left for this year's hackathon. This article will help you participate in open source in general even after the event is over. So let's get started: