Africa & Middle East (AFME)
Scikit-learn Open Source Sprint
February 6, 2021 (Saturday)
10am to 2pm (EAT)
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 the Africa and Middle East regions.
WHEN: Saturday, February 6, 2021
TIME: 10am to 2pm (EAT)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 22 January 2021
Casablanca (WET): 8am - 12pm
Nairobi (EAT): 10am - 2pm
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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.
Read through this website for full information (including Prep Work) and then submit application.
Crash course in contributing to open source projects
Example of Submitting a Pull request to scikit-learn
scikit-learn Sprint instructions Vol 2
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Support Open Source
There is no charge for the sprint. We ask you to donate here a nominal amount ($5 to $10) or more (depending on your budget) to support open source and future sprints.