We’re excited to announce that deps.cloud will be participating in Hacktoberfest as a maintainer this year.
The easiest place to get started is with our project board.
There’s a quick guide with relevant links, and a column dedicated to new comers.
Issues have been tagged with
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To get started, see the
DEVELOPING.md guides in each project.
deps.cloud is a tool built to help companies sustain open source. It helps companies stay on top library versions by providing insights into their ecosystem. It can also help identify which libraries an organization uses the most. As a result, organizations can invest in libraries that are critical to their systems. Many of which, are provided by the open source community.
In addition to supporting open source, we have partnered with Indeed’s Open Source Program Office to reward those who contribute. To learn more about how to get involved, see their Hacktoberfest 2020 landing page for more details.
Our goal for this Hacktoberfest is to release
In this release, we hope to include two major features.
The first is the development of our
It simplifies the complexity of our
This was largely inspired by the second major feature: a web-based user interface.
Historically, the project has never had a visual interface.
It’s relied on the command line tool and SDKs for interacting with the data.
After a quick prototype, we’re confident we can provide a powerful visual experience.
Desired skill sets
With the addition of a UI, we are looking for front end developers. Most of our projects are in Golang and TypeScript. Experience with either language is not a requirement, but often helpful. We’ve had many folks successfully contribute to the project without any prior experience.