A database of tech events in India.
What kind of events can be listed?
(This is subject to change)
- Developer-focused events in India
How do add my event?
Add your event details to the
_data/events.yml file and send a Pull Request to this repository.
Travis will build the branch and run some tests to make sure the data is in the right format and all the mandatory fields exists.
The fields are as follows (all mandatory):
- name: short-hand-name-with-hyphens
- title: Full name of the event in <80 characters (In sentence case)
- city: A valid city from the list at
- venue: Venue name in <40 characters
- start_time: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM (24h format in IST)
- end_time: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM (24h format in IST)
- url: A link to a valid URL for the event.
- blurb: A short description of the event. Must be <300 characters.
How will it get approved?
Someone from our team will review the Pull Request once it is sent. All communication will be in public on the PR itself.
If you have any questions, you can open reach us on the Friends of HasGeek Slack team. Ping @karthik or @dunebuggie there.
(This is work in progress) You can fetch a list of all the events here https://hasgeek.github.io/events/api/all.json
Start by cloning this repository into your computer
git clone https://github.com/hasgeek/events.git
rbenv to manage your local ruby version. If you haven't configured this, you'll get write permission errors on MacOS as Apple has implemented System Integrity Protection, preventing write access to certain system files.
rbenv can be install by running
brew install rbenv if you have homebrew installed, otherwise run
curl -fsSL https://github.com/rbenv/rbenv-installer/raw/master/bin/rbenv-doctor | bash
rbenv version to check which version of Ruby you're running. If it returns system, you'll need to install or switch to a version of Ruby for local use.
This repo needs ruby version 2.3.3, therefore run
rbenv install 2.3.3.
Switch to ruby 2.3.3 to use locally,
rbenv local 2.3.3
gem install bundler to install the ruby gem bundler
Navigate to the cloned repository with
cd. if you cloned it in Documents, you'll get there with
bundle install to let the bundler automatically install all required packages for the build.
Go grab a cup of coffee while this is running, it could take a while. Next, when you're in the
events folder, run
bundle exec jekyll serve. This will create a local server for you, which can be accessed by typing