Five years ago, Google started placing internal projects under a free license and with Google Summer of Code, began its support of the open source scene.
on 03/19/2010 – Made popular on 03/19/2010
Phoronix: Google Is Financing A Lot Of Great Open-Source Work This Summer
Google just announced their list of accepted student projects for this year's Google Summer of Code. After going through all of the projects on the list for the different upstream open-source projects involved, there's a ton of improvements to be worked on by students this summer and financed by Google.
openSUSE as a project always looking to improve and grow and this is one of those opportunities: Google Summer of Code!
Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a program that offers students an paid opportunity to write code for several open source projects. The purpose is to benefit open source projects and encourage young developers to hack and learn.
For 10 years now, Google has been bringing together open source software projects and students who are looking for a challenging summer project through its Summer of Code program. Starting today, Google will accept applications for this year's program. Applications close on Friday, March 21 at 12pm PDT. Read More
Contributors are one of the most important assets for volunteer-led Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) projects. With this dynamic in mind, the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program provides a way for university students to explore open source projects and work with their contributors during the summer.
In the past 4 months during this years Google Summer of Code (GSoC), a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for open source software projects, Christian Bruckmayer collaborated with other students and mentors to code a dashboard for the Open Source Event Manager (OSEM).