Get free T-Shirt from Google, Even when You don’t know coding.

Are you a student between 13 and 17 years old, who likes coding? Well, today’s your lucky day, because the Google Code-in is open!

What does this mean for you? Well, you have an incredible opportunity to get started contributing to open-source. You’ll also get an exclusive shirt if you complete three or more tasks, and you may even get a Google hoodie or a trip to Google HQ!

Well, the best thing is you don’t need to be tech-savvy or even a mediocre programmer to get the t-shirt. Here are my 3 favorite tasks that you can do, Even if you don’t know any programming, first make sure to Register on Google code-in.

It will be better if you have an account on medium.com and Github.com, They can help you in completing the tasks but they aren’t compulsory.

3 tasks that you can complete to get free t-shirt

  1. Setup Git on you PC

Git is a popular version control system, You need to install Git on your PC. See more details here: https://codein.withgoogle.com/tasks/5125436729196544/

2. Research on Python vs Go Lang programming languages

Python is the highest ranked programming language compared to Go Lang but still people prefer Go Lang to python. See more task details: https://codein.withgoogle.com/tasks/4714818712895488/

3. Post your 3 favorite tasks.

Write a short report explaining which are the 3 coolest tasks you’ve found so far, in code-in. See more task details: https://codein.withgoogle.com/tasks/5785987230728192/.

Why I liked those tasks

I really liked the fact that even in programming competition like Google code-in, these tasks are very much beginner friendly and can be done by someone who haven’t even programmed before but like to start in Open Source or Programming.

Some other runner-up tasks:

https://codein.withgoogle.com/tasks/5352497607606272/
Start building your online reputation as an opensource developer.

https://codein.withgoogle.com/tasks/5091892598407168/
Get started with Linux!

https://codein.withgoogle.com/tasks/5678019201990656/ 
Learn Python from a Udemy course.

Additional links:

Getting Started Guide for google code-in

rules for google code-in

code-in FAQ