[Sugar-devel] GCI mentoring and task ideas
juskirat2000 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 20:49:07 EDT 2018
Thanks a lot walter,
It would be great this year too to participate in GCI-2018 ,
I do have some more ideas for outsourcing and coding parts as that can
contribute in making the community grow.
Looking forward to it.
On Thu, 13 Sep 2018, 6:10 am Walter Bender, <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you for volunteering to mentor in Google Code-in 2018. Sugar Labs
> has submitted its application and we should be hearing back shortly
> (September 18) from Google as to whether or not we are accepted into the
> program. At that point I can formally send out the mentor invitations.
> Most of you are experienced at both contributing to Sugar Labs and the GCI
> program. It is really important that those of you who are new to Sugar
> learn a bit about how the community works and how to make a contribution
> (typically a pull request in the context of GCI.) Without some experience,
> it is not appropriate to be a mentor.
> As you probably know, the first thing we need to do is put together our
> task list. The categories are slightly different this year: coding,
> documentation, training, outreach, research, quality assurance, and design.
> Design is its own category.
> As you come up with task ideas, please keep in mind how difficult the task
> is (the range is typically 3 to 5 days). Larger tasks should be broken up
> into more bite-sized chunks if possible. Also think about what might make a
> suitable beginner task. (Ideally beginner tasks include learning a skill
> that will enable engagement in more sophisticated tasks down the road.)
> It would be great, even if you are not interested in mentoring, if you
> could contribute task ideas, especially those of you close to Sugar
> deployments -- hint to Pacita :)
> We cannot make the tasks public yet, so let's accumulate our ideas in a
> shared Google doc for now. (Ibiam will invite you all in a separate email.)
> Note that the contest runs from Oct 23, 2018 - Dec 12, 2018 this year.
> GCI is my favorite event of the year. Let's make it a great experience
> again this year.
> PS The wiki page  needs some love.
>  https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Google_Code_In_2018
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
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