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<noinclude><!-- Move items below this line to exclude them from front page transclusion -->== Archival entries == * See our community news weekly '''[[Donate your used USB sticks to give away Sugar LabsSticks to schools at http://Current Events|Sugar Digest]]''' and recycleusb.com* Join the '''[[Archivehttp://Current Events| Sugar Digest archive]]'''lists.sugarlabs.== Community News ==<org/listinfo/noinclude>iaep "It's An Education Project" mailing list]* Watch some [http://www.overstream.net/view.php?oid=i2ueryser0rz videos] of children in Uruguay explaining how they use Sugar and read some [Filehttp:SugaronastickAvocado//olpc-ceibal.blogspot.com/2009/01/anecdotes-of-plan-ceibal-320pxin-durazno.html stories from the field].png|320px|right|link<BR CLEAR=Sugar on a Stick|Click Me!]]RIGHT>* The application period for Google Summer of Code 2015 is wrapping up2016 has ended. The students We have been writing their final blog reports62 project proposals, submitting last-minute patches, and uploading their code to Googlewhich we will vet over the next few weeks. I want Thanks to take this opportunity to thank all of our students the applicants and their community mentors for all their hard work this summer. (Also, thanks once more * Congratulations to our two Google for supporting this program.Code In 2015 grand-prize winners: Piotr Antosz (from Poland) and Ezequiel Pereira Lopez (from Uruguay) Great strides along many fronts were made. Specifically, Michaël Ohayon worked * The Fedora 23 release of [[Sugar on Web versions of some core activities for the Sugarizer project: Calculate, Paint (a Stick]] is available with collaboration, Record, and Memorize[[0. He also submitted patches to Turtle Blocks to make it compatible with Sugarizer106/Notes|Sugar 0. Mentor: Lionel Laske) Yash Khandelwal worked on Music Blocks AKA Mouse Music106]]. This release of Sugar (v 0.106) is dedicated to the memory of Marco Gritti Presenti. Marco was a powerful, playful model for music in a block language. (Mentors: Devin Ulibarri member of the original Sugar team and Marnen Laibow-Koser) Ishan Sharma revisited the Turtle 3D concept, rewriting it in Javascript. (Mentor: Walter) Amit Kumar Jha worked lead Red Hat engineer on extensions to Turtle programming this summerthe project over its first three years of development. He added argument passing and return values to procedures, passing arguments to and returning values from Turtle programs so that Turtle Blocks can be used for inSoft-line programming by all Javascript activitiesspoken but determined, Marco was a founding member of Sugar Labs and one of the original members of the Sugar Labs oversight board. Beyond the code he contributed to the project&mdash;he developed was a unit=test framework for Turtle Blocks JS gifted software engineer; Marco shared with us his vision that can be extended Sugar ultimately belongs to all of our Javascript activitiesits users. (Mentor: Walter) Richa Sehgal worked on a framework to support off-line Web programming, an interactive Javascript shell. She's submitted patches to It is the upstream Browse activity. (Mentor: Tony Anderson) Vibhor Sehgal and Utkarsh Dhawan, although not officially GSoC students, worked with Tony and Richa on a parallel project, Web Confusion, a series clarity of programming challenges this vision that is still reflected in the Sugar code-base and the spirit of Turtle Confusion to encourage studentsthe Sugar Labs community. (Mentor: Tony Anderson) Abhinav Anurag made some progress on a Web collaboration framework for our Javascript activities. (Mentors: Martin Abente and Lionel Laske)
* [[0.106/Notes|Sugar 106]] has been released!! See [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXFaXAGIw04&feature=youtu.be] for a quick video summary of the new features.
* The Fedora 22 release of [[Sugar on a Stick]] is available with [[0.104/Notes|Sugar 0.104]]. We thank Peter Robinson and the many community members who have helped with testing and feedback.
* Are you a developer who is new to Sugar? Consider helping us with our [http://developer.sugarlabs.org/web-architecture.md.html HTML5/Javascript framework].
* Celebrate [http://turtleartday.org Turtle Art Day].
* Donate your used USB sticks at We are participating in [httphttps://recycleusbdevelopers.com Recycle USBgoogle.com/open-source/gci/ Google Code In 2015]; they. If you have projects you'll d like to suggest or would be turned into Sugar sticks and distributed willing to schoolsmentor, please contact walter --AT-- sugarlabs.org.* Watch Google Summer of Code 2015 is wrapping up. The students have been writing their final blog reports, submitting last-minute patches, and uploading their code to Google. I want to take this opportunity to thank all of our students and their mentors for all their hard work this summer. (Also, thanks once more to Google for supporting this program.) Great strides along many fronts were made. Specifically, Michaël Ohayon worked on Web versions of some [httpcore activities for the Sugarizer project://wwwCalculate, Paint (with collaboration, Record, and Memorize.overstreamHe also submitted patches to Turtle Blocks to make it compatible with Sugarizer.net/viewMentor: Lionel Laske) Yash Khandelwal worked on Music Blocks AKA Mouse Music.php?oid=i2ueryser0rz videos] of children This is a powerful, playful model for music in Uruguay explaining how they use Sugar a block language. (Mentors: Devin Ulibarri and [http://olpcMarnen Laibow-ceibalKoser) Ishan Sharma revisited the Turtle 3D concept, rewriting it in Javascript.blogspot(Mentor: Walter) Amit Kumar Jha worked on extensions to Turtle programming this summer.com/2009/01/anecdotesHe added argument passing and return values to procedures, passing arguments to and returning values from Turtle programs so that Turtle Blocks can be used for in-line programming by all Javascript activities, and he developed a unit=test framework for Turtle Blocks JS that can be extended to all ofour Javascript activities. (Mentor: Walter) Richa Sehgal worked on a framework to support off-plan-ceibal-in-duraznoline Web programming, an interactive Javascript shell.html stories from She's submitted patches to the field]upstream Browse activity.<BR CLEAR=RIGHT><noinclude><!-- Move items below this line (Mentor: Tony Anderson) Vibhor Sehgal and Utkarsh Dhawan, although not officially GSoC students, worked with Tony and Richa on a parallel project, Web Confusion, a series of programming challenges in the spirit of Turtle Confusion to exclude them from front page transclusion --> == Archival entries ==encourage students. (Mentor: Tony Anderson) Abhinav Anurag made some progress on a Web collaboration framework for our Javascript activities. (Mentors: Martin Abente and Lionel Laske)
* Our Google Summer of Code interns are: Abhinav, Ishan, Yash, Michaël, Richa, and Amit. Looking forward to a fun and productive summer.
* [[0.104/Notes|Sugar 104]] has been released. Many thanks to our release manager, Martin Abente. Note that well over 50% of the patches to Sugar Activities came from youths in the Sugar community and just under 50% of the patches to Sugar core libraries came from youths in the Sugar community.

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