AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST (AFME)
Scikit-learn Open Source Sprint
October 23, 2021 (Saturday)
We are excited to announce our 2021 scikit-learn open source sprint! The scikit-learn sprint is a hands-on "hackathon" where we work on issues in the scikit-learn GitHub repo and learn to contribute to open source.
This event is by application, and applications are processed on a rolling basis.
OUR GOAL: This sprint is focused on increasing the participation of folks in scikit-learn from Africa and Middle East region.
WHEN: Saturday, October 23, 2021
APPLICATION CLOSES ON: Extended to October 17, 2021. If you need internet data packages, please indicate that on your application. We will cover the costs. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
New York time: 10am - 2pm
West Africa time: 3pm - 7pm
Paris time: 4pm - 8pm
East Africa time: 5pm - 9pm
Reference: Time Converter
ADD TO YOUR CALENDAR
1. Follow the Code of Conduct and contribute to creating a professional, welcoming and inclusive environment.
2. Must have a GitHub account.
3. Must have working knowledge of Python.
4. Must have some knowledge and experience using scikit-learn, the Python machine learning library.
5. It is helpful to have some familiarity with Git.
6. It will take you 2 to 4 hours of prep work prior to the sprint.
Crash course in contributing to open source projects
Example of Submitting a Pull request to scikit-learn
Sprint instructions (VOL 2)
INTRO TO DISCORD
Intro to sphinx
sphinx for Python DOCUMENTATION
Components of Reviewing a Pull REquest