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First Week Of Hacktoberfest

I accomplished my first pull request during Hacktoberfest and it was a headache! Searching on GitHub for an issue to work on took was a bit problematic. My biggest problem with finding an issue was that users were not closing fixed issues. Since I was using the search criteria "is:open" it clogged up my results. So some time was spent looking at issues that were open but had been resolved by other contributors. I also cloned a few projects but I was unable to run them. I reached out to the developers to get some help running the projects but I couldn't wait for their response. I managed to find an issue I could contribute to. The issue was that they were missing a logo to the projects README file. To tackle this issue I forked the project and created a separate branch. Then I looked at the markdown file and added an H1 header to the file. This change gave the README file a big logo at the top of all other contexts. After I created a pull request to the main branch of the project. I also commented back to see what they thought of the idea and if an improvement was needed for my pull request. So I'll be patiently waiting for their responses and hopefully, I'll see my change merged into the project. For my next pull request during the month of Hacktoberfest, I plan to work on something bigger. In order to do that I think I need to use better search criteria on GitHub to find a suitable issue for myself.


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