26. May 2014

openSUSE Welcomes its GSoC 2014 students

Manu Gupta

openSUSE welcomes Google Summer of Code 2014 participants. Thanks to Google, openSUSE has an excellent number of slots and an equally excellent number of mentors and students for Google Summer of Code 2014. Throughuout the summer, students participanting in this program will code for openSUSE and its sister organizations ownCloud, MATE and Zorp and help them move forward. The best part of GSoC is that most of the code written by students will go upstream and will benefit openSUSE in general also. Along with this, we have an equally good range of projects that will improve the existing openSUSE architecture.

The list of successful students are :

  1. Travel Support Program application –     Karthik Senthil

  2. Playlist Functionality for ownCloud Music App –    Volkan

  3. ownCloud Calendar Application in angularJS –    Raghu Nayyar

  4. openSUSE GSOC ideas: Cool live flash –    Zsolt Peter Basak

  5. Open Source Event Manager (OSEM): Refactor user management model -  Stella Rouzi

  6. Open Source Event Manager (OSEM): Implemention Organizer Dashboard –    cbruckmayer

  7. MATE: Port from deprecated GStreamer 0.10 –    Michal Ratajsky

  8. Integrate Snapper Snapshot browsing into openSUSE Desktop tools -  Oguz Kayral

  9. Implement an application-level LBaaS driver for Zorp –    Péter Vörös

  10. Extend Git-Review to support BitBucket –    xystushi

  11. Event Splash page for Visitors In Open Source Event Manager Application. –    Gopesh Tulsyan

  12. ePub support in Atril (MATE) –    Avishkar gupta

  13. Add Snapshot management API to libvirt Xenlight driver –    David Kiarie

  14. Improving the functionality of the extensions system in Caja  – Alexandervdm

In the following weeks we will talk a lot more about these projects and get to know these students well.

Lets brew some code now.

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