Google Summer of Code

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Welcome potential, current, and alumni Google Summer of Code students and mentors! Learn more about current group activities below or view (legacy projects with pass/fail stats). Drupal is currently seeking students to write applications for Google Summer of Code 2016. Potential students are required to read documentation @ https://www.drupal.org/node/2415225

Join this group for updates and find us in IRC in #drupal-google @freenode to chat in real time or more specifically during office hours below:

IRC Office Hours (Tuesdays)

  • Asia/Australia 04:00 UTC (India 09:30)
  • Europe 13:00 UTC (Slovenia 14:00)
  • Americas 18:00 UTC (California 11:00)

Google Summer of Code (GSoC)? - an annual contest for university students organized by Google with projects managed by open source organization mentors such as us (Drupal!). This group is for organizing GSoC project ideas for annual applications and overall contest collaboration if/when accepted. Learn more about the overall GSoC process from webchick's point of view...

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Ready, Set, Code - GSoC 2017 starts now!

Did you know Drupal was accepted into Google Summer of Code 2017 and that Drupal selected 8 projects? In other words, Google is funding 8 people to contribute to Drupal for 10 weeks worth ~$40,000 USD (thank you Google!). Congratulations to selected students who collectively became one of the top 20 contributing organizations on drupal.org (list @ https://www.drupal.org/organizations). Proud to note that all GSoC 2017 students have already become core contributors!

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Drupal Accepting GSoC 2017 Students - Call for Mentors!

Drupal is officially accepted into Google Summer of Code 2017 and is currently accepting student proposals. Students are encouraged to request proposal reviews on IRC in #drupal-google at Freenode.

Calling all mentors! Even if you don't have an idea or elite coder skills, you can still help. Drupal prefers to accept a small amount of projects with as many mentors per project as possible. If you're interested participating, contact me via d.o or find us on IRC. We're more than happy to team you up with potential students who will continue pushing Drupal 8 to the next level.

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How do we connect current Drupal devs with DrupalCamp Ambassador university?

Drupal has been accepted as a mentor organization in the Google Summer of Codethis year. Every year my fellow mentor friends and I connect with the universities and send them the update about the Google Summer of Code to bring more new talent to Drupal.

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Google Summer of Code 2017 Application Starts NOW

Google started accepting organization applications for Summer of Code 2017 today and I'm glad to announce Drupal is applying. Please sign up to be a mentor and/or add a project idea on our wiki @ https://groups.drupal.org/node/515848

Learn more about GSoC from Google's official announcement today @ https://goo.gl/0dIrzN

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Google Summer of Code 2017 - Task Organization Wiki

NOTE: Please preview this wiki before submitting the edit form. Some edits seem to break the wiki, so you MUST click on preview before hitting SAVE.

Welcome to Drupal's wiki organizing project ideas for Google's Summer of Code 2017. Please utilize this wiki to document project ideas and list yourself as a potential student or mentor. Find us on Freenode at #drupal-google if you want to chat.

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Google Code-In 2016-17: Call for Mentors

Drupal was accepted back into Google's Code-In contest for students ages 13-17. This is a call for mentors interested in mentoring students. We need all the help we can get. Comment here, contact me directly, or join us in #drupal-google on Freenode.

GCI starts November 28th 2016 and runs through January 18th 2017. GCI is a bit diff from GSoC. GSoC is one student working on one big project. GCI is many students working on as many small tasks as possible to win a contest. Top 2 students are sent on an all expense trip to Google in Mountain View, California.

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GSoC 2016 Final Evaluations - Mentors please read

Google Summer of Code final evaluations have started. Mentors, please log into GSoC website to fill out evaluations ASAP. Late submission will result in project failure.

Final request from mentors, can you please write a quick blog about your GSoC mentoring experience? Then post to social media about it?

Next is Google's Code-In contest for students ages 13-17. Join our group if interested in mentoring @ https://groups.drupal.org/google-code-in -- if not interested in GCI, then we hope to see you back next summer!

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GSoC 2016 Midterm Evaluations - Mentors please read

Google Summer of Code midterm evaluations have started. Mentors, please log into GSoC website to fill out evaluations ASAP. Late submission will result in project failure.

Students, please ping mentors as reminders.

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Ready, Set, Code - GSoC 2016 starts now!

Google Summer of Code 2016 has officially started. Remember to hangout in #drupal-google on IRC helping each another. Reminder that in addition to mentor meetings, students are required to check-in with me once per week and provide a summary of each week's progress. At this point all students should have written a summary of what they accomplished during community bonding phase. Remember to have mentors review content before publishing.

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Drupal.org Attribution for GSoC projects

Students and mentors, please try to remember attributing contributions on Drupal.org related to GSoC project to our GSoC organization. Please update Drupal.org profile and add "Google Summer of Code" as an organization and remember to update attribution when commenting/committing to Drupal.org.

More info on attribution process @ https://www.drupal.org/node/2451283

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GSoC/GCI at Drupalcon New Orleans Community Village

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2016-05-11 13:00 - 15:00 America/Chicago
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DrupalCon

Are you at Drupalcon New Orleans? If so, please join me in the Drupal Association's new Community Village at the conference on Wednesday May 11th 1pm-3pm. I'll be spreading the word of GSoC/GCI and I would love to meet some of you in person.

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Google Summer of Code 2016 - Selected Projects

Did you know Drupal was accepted into Google Summer of Code 2016 and that 11 Drupal projects were accepted? In other words, Google is funding 11 people to contribute to Drupal for 10 weeks worth a total of $60,500 USD (thank you Google!). Congratulations to selected students who are collectively credited on more than 100 issues fixed in the past 3 months on drupal.org. Coding starts May 23rd and ends August 23rd.

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Drupal's GSoC Hall of Fame 2015

Google Summer of Code 2015 successful projects are listed here. Students are encouraged to add and modify descriptions about the projects.

Template to add information: https://groups.drupal.org/node/510397#template

Hawk Authentication integration for Drupal 8

Student: Shitiz Garg, @dragooon
Mentor: Jingsheng Wang, @skyredwang

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Drupal's GSoC Hall of Fame

This wiki will be updated at the end of each Google Summer of Code to document successful project details, mentors, and student.

Students are encouraged to help by finding and updating wiki with missing project data.

Places to start grabbing info...

2015 - http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/2015/11/google-summer-of-code-wrap...

2014 - https://groups.drupal.org/node/442493

2012 - https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org2/google/gsoc2012/drupal

2011 - https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org2/google/gsoc2011/drupal

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GSoC 2016 Proposal Review and Selection

Calling all Google Summer of Code 2016 mentors (and people available to review proposals). Contact me here via my drupal.org contact form or IRC in #drupal-google if you're interested in reviewing which GSoC 2016 proposals Drupal should select. Since new GSoC web app does not have a rating system, I spent time creating a spreadsheet listing all proposals with a good amount of details about each project. Please note, proposal review is not a quick or easy process.

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Mentors - what to do next

Hi,

I would like to sign up as mentor for Google Summer of Code 2016. What do I have to do next? Do we need to register on some Google site? Do we take part in the voting process which student proposals get accepted?

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Drupal accepted into GSoC 2016

Drupal has officially been accepted into Google's Summer of Code 2016. Learn more about GSoC and all of the accepted organizations at https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/organizations/

We're still looking for mentors and project ideas to help students who will now write proposals for Drupal. All students start with docs @ https://www.drupal.org/node/2415225

Join us in #drupal-google on Freenode to chat in real time.

More information about Drupal's initiatives for GSoC 2016 will be posted in this group soon...

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Google Summer of Code 2016 - Application Wiki

Below are the questions asked by Google for the Summer of Code 2016 contest and Drupal's answers that were submitted.


Why does your org want to participate in Google Summer of Code?

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Google Summer of Code 2016 Application Starts NOW

Google started accepting organization applications for Summer of Code 2016 today and I'm glad to announce Drupal is applying. Please sign up to be a mentor and/or add a project idea on our wiki @ https://groups.drupal.org/node/508466

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Google Summer of Code 2016 - Task Organization Wiki

NOTE: Please preview this wiki before submitting the edit form. Some edits seem to break the wiki, so you MUST click on preview before hitting SAVE.

Welcome to Drupal's wiki organizing project ideas for Google's Summer of Code 2016. Please utilize this wiki to document project ideas and list yourself as a potential student or mentor. Find us on Freenode at #drupal-google if you want to chat.

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