In this episode of GeeksBlabla, we discuss with our guests, Open Source and the much-hyped Hacktoberfest.
0:02 - Introduction
0:06 - Tell us about your first experience with Open Source.
0:16 - What exactly is Open Source?
0:22 - A brief history of Open Source and why does it exit.
0:35 - Is Open Source necessarily attached to GitHub?
0:39 - What are your thoughts on Microsoft acquiring GitHub?
0:47 - GitLab Vs GitHub.
0:48 - Why do large companies Open Source their tech?
1:03 - Is it possible for someone to build a product from his Open Source project?
1:12 - Facebook Developer Circles Community Challenge.
1:20 - Do Open Source projects have the most security vulnerabilities?
1:22 - Backdoors and vulnerabilities in Open Source-based products.
1:26 - What is Hacktoberfest?
1:29 - The story behind Hacktoberfest spam PRs.
1:34 - What Open Source is actually about?
1:38 - Donations and Open Source.
1:41 - What have you gained from Open Source as a contributor?
1:47 - What is PR (Pull Request)?
1:52 - Open Source in the Moroccan tech community.
2:02 - What are the requirements that aspiring Open Source contributors should meet?
2:10 - How to make a valuable contribution to an Open Source project for the first time?
2:19 - What are the challenges of maintaining a big Open Source project?
2:34 - What is the status of hackathons during Covid-19?
2:35 - Last words for Open Source enthusiasts.
2:46 - Wrap up and goodbye.