A meetup for former GSoC participants as well as aspiring GSoC applicants.
47, Nishant Kunj
Near Kohat Enclave Metro Station
Pitampura, New Delhi
13th October, 2016
4:00 pm - to - 7:00pm
We are looking for following types of proposals
- Project Demos by students who have participated once in any edition of GSoC before - You can propose to showcase your project
- Mentor Talk by anyone who has been a mentor at any previous edition of GSoC - Students would love to know what you expect in a proposal and how they can write better proposals.
- 22 Sep 2016 : Proposal Submissions Open
- 07 Oct 2016 : Proposal Submissions Close
GSoC with coala
coala really has a very beginner friendly community which is present at https://gitter.im/coala-analyzer/coala . It’s very apt to assume that coala comes under easy to contribute projects, so that all the newcomers don’t have a lot of trouble getting their first contribution accepted upstream. But with that being said, coala does have a really rigorous review process which eventually helps the contributor.
This talk will mainly focus on the work I did for coala during my GSoC 2016. I will also help the attendees to get started with coala if they are interested, and will talk about how to get started with FOSS contributions in general.
Karan Sharma is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and he dabbles with all things Python. He’s also a Google Summer of Code’16 student at coala. He has done significant contribution in coala and helps newcomers to get started with coala.
In his free time, he gives talks at his university’s local ACM chapter and promotes FOSS over there.