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Thank you for supporting Sugar Labs in 2010. We look forward to accepting your contributions support the use of technology in education. Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is "a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source projects."1

Sugar Labs Google SoC page:

How to participate

As a student As a mentor By contributing Ideas
The most important job of all! Sugar Labs is looking forward to your contribution. To begin, we strongly recommend orientating yourself with the Sugar Labs codebase. Be sure to visit & search for bugs triaged "sugar-love". These bugs are tasks which are simple enough for people orientate themselves with the code. You can directly benefit a new software developer's coding competency, confidence levels while contributing to Sugar Labs and developing your own first-line management skills. Here you can easily post/comment/vote your ideas and here you can look for more developed ideas ... projects.

Person to Contact

Need help? Contact Tim McNamara. He's responsible for:

  • Maintaining this wiki page for the summer 2010 GSoC season (Feb 2010 - Sep 2010)
  • Coordinating SL's application to the GSoC program as a mentorship organization
  • Recruiting mentors
  • Recruiting applicants
  • Selecting applicants
  • Supervising mentors, which largely entails making sure mid-term and end-of-summer reports are handed in on time
  • Interfacing with SLOBs to deal with collection and distribution of funds from Google

Some external links