Call for Students: Google Summer of Code 2008

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Call for Students: Google Summer of Code 2008

  1. Call for Students: Google Summer of Code 2008 Sugree Phatanapherom sugree@gmail.com http://sugree.com/
  2. What is it?  A program to promote open source development in universities  Run by Google since 2005
  3. Participants  Organizations  Mentors  Students
  4. Benefits  Students  500 USD after accepted  2000 USD after mid-term  2000 USD after final evaluation  T-shirt  Organizations – 500 USD after final evaluation  Mentors - T-shirts
  5. Example Organizations  Django  Joomla!  Drupal  Moodle  Eclipse  OLPC  Gallery  Pidgin  GNOME  SquirrelMail  Google  Ubuntu  GnuCash  Wordpress
  6. Tentative Timeline  March – Submit applications  April – Announce accepted students and projects  May – Receive 500 USD  July – Mid-term evaluation and receive 2000 USD  August – Final evaluation and receive 2000+500 USD
  7. Summer of Code 2008  Prepare now!  Propose your amazing proposal  Give some preliminary works  Demonstration says it all
  8. Drupal Ideas  User dashboard  Wordpress style  Joomla style  Blogger style  Twitter clone  Powerful forum  Multisite manager  Ban/block/track IP/user

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