Category: GSoC (7 posts)
Apr 08 2013
XWiki has been accepted as a mentoring organization for.
Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects. We work with many open source, free software, and technology-related groups to identify and fund projects over a three month period. Since its inception in 2005, the program has brought together nearly 6,000 successful student participants and over 3000 mentors from over 100 countries worldwide, all for the love of code.
This is our 8th year participating in the program and we are pretty excited about it. We value the participation in the program since it allows us to meet and discuss ideas with smart students from around the world. The past years brought great results, such as theand remote access APIs, the , and the whole , just to name a few.
This year we're proposing a lot of, from to , beside our regular mentors also having the support of mentors from the community.
Thewill last from April 22 until May 3, 19:00 UTC. Students interested in applying for a project with XWiki should:
- read the ;
- read the ;
- look at the and pick one or more favorite projects, or come up with a new project idea;
- start interacting with the community on the ;
- introduce themselves and their view of the selected project on the ;
- apply as a student on the .
Let's work together with the community to make this a great Summer of Code!
Mar 29 2011
This summer, Google organizes the seventh edition of the:
Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers students stipends to write code for open source projects. We have worked with the open source community to identify and fund exciting projects for the upcoming summer.
A participant in GSoC since the first edition in 2005,was left out of the program last year to make way for newer and smaller open source projects, but is back as a this year, and we're ready to give a few lucky students a chance to learn how real world, open source development works in the middle of our .
With five years of experience as a GSoC organization, our developers are seasoned mentors, ready to guide students through the entire process. Some students are already mixing in with the developers on, or introducing themselves and their project proposals on . We're very happy to meet and discuss ideas with these interesting students, and we can't wait to see what these collaborations can lead to, since every year we've had great results, such as the and remote access APIs, the , and the whole , just to name a few.
This year we're proposing a lot of, from to , and from to the . Of course, the poster child of our GSoC experiences, , is ready to receive , and XWiki is also present in this year's proposals.
Thejust started and lasts until April 8th, 19:00 UTC. Students interested in applying for a project with XWiki should:
- read the
- read the
- look at the and pick one or more favorite projects, or come up with a new project idea
- start interacting with the community on the
- introduce themselves and their view of the selected project on the
- apply as a student on the
Let's work together to make this a great Summer of Code!
Mar 19 2009
The XWiki project has been accepted as aorganization. This is the fifth time in a row we're accepted (we've been participating since the beginning) and we're proud of it.
We've started gathering project ideas on the .... If you have project ideas or are interested to participate feel free to send us an email on the .
Apr 22 2008
We're delighted that Google has given us 10 slots for GSOC 2008 and we're delighted to have received so many students proposals (all of very good quality - the selection process was hard this year). ...
Apr 03 2008
decided to extend the in order to allow more students to apply, since most organizations reported (on the private mentors mailing list and on ) that the number of applications is generally smaller than previous years. At the same time, the quality of the proposals seems to have improved for most organizations.
How do things look for XWiki? ...
Apr 13 2007
Mar 16 2007
Good news, XWiki has been accepted by Google as a!
So far we have .... Now the next step is to find bright students interested in implementing them. The idea is that Google will pay these students to get to learn how Open Source works by paticipating to some real Open Source projects.