Here is the great read for some tips to be followed after being selected for GSOCRead more
Reminder to all students AND mentors that GSoC 2014 student applications are due this Friday March 21st at 19:00-UTC. Moving forward all students need to be submitting applications directly into Melange for review. Students need practice submitting proposals into Melange to realize it can be a pain and understand Google will NOT accept ANY late proposals.Read more
Our awesome community recently became a bit more awesome. Drupal was accepted into Google's Summer of Code 2014! Student applications started March 10th and are open until March 21st. It's not too late to become a student, mentor, or submit a project idea. Not available to join the GSoC fun...maybe you can send an email to your alumni university mailing list?Read more
Over the past few months we organized an initiative with Google Code-In students to learn, edit, and create ladders. During this time I truly learned the value of the ladder program and how quickly it can help new users learn Drupal with proper documentation. In fact, we plan for GCI students to work on the DrupalLadder every year which will greatly help the project grow in terms of content. Code-In is for high school students taking on basic tasks.Read more
Are you interested in contributing to Drupal, but don't have the coding skills or experience necessary? Good news, now you have an awesome opportunity to contribute! Drupal is currently in the application process to be a part of the Google Code-In ( http://www.google-melange.com/gci/homepage/google/gci2013 ) contest for pre-university students ages 13-17. Our current need is building a list of quality tasks for students to work on during the contest.Read more
One of the main problems faced by Drupal Developers today is that modules customized for a particular application cannot be updated to newer versions without loss of customizations. When updates to such modules are released for a newer version, the developer has to rewrite the customization from scratch in the new version.
I would be interested in working towards the creation of an abstraction layer/module, that would enable version free customizations of Drupal modules for Google Summer Of Code 2012.
Now, this module can basically work in the following way:-Read more