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== Google Summer of Code - Student Application Template for Inkscape ==
 
== Google Summer of Code - Student Application Template for Inkscape ==
  
Thanks for considering joining Inkscape for your summer of code project!  To help us in identifying you as a good candidate, we ask that you do a few things.
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Thanks for considering Inkscape for your SoC project!  To help us identifying you as a good candidate, we ask a few questions.
  
 
=== Inkscape Questions ===
 
=== Inkscape Questions ===
* When did you first hear about Inkscape?
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# When did you first hear about Inkscape?
* What kind of drawings do you create with Inkscape?
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# What kind of drawings do you create with Inkscape?
* What other open-source tools do you use?
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# Describe your participation in our community (e.g. uploaded drawings, tutorials, bug reports, communication via mailing lists or IRC).
* If you have participated in the Inkscape community (e.g. uploaded drawings, created tutorials, submitted bug reports, asked or answered questions on mailing lists or IRC), describe what you have done.
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# Describe your contributions to the Inkscape development (e.g. bug fixes, translations, packaging, testing).
* If you have contributed to Inkscape development (e.g. bug fixes, translations, packaging, testing), describe what you have done.
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# In exactly '''two''' sentences, why should we pick '''YOU'''?
  
 
=== About Yourself ===
 
=== About Yourself ===
* What is your name, email address, and irc nickname?
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# What is your name, email address, and irc nickname?
* Describe any plans you have for the summer in addition to GSoC (classes, thesis, job, vacation, etc.).
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# Describe any plans you have for the summer in addition to GSoC (classes, thesis, job, vacation, etc.).
* What programming projects have you completed?
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# What programming projects have you completed?
* What are your favorite programming tools (editor, etc.)?
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# What are your favorite programming tools (editor, etc.)?
* Describe any work on other open-source projects.
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# Describe any work on other open-source projects.
* List other GSoC projects you are applying to.
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# List other GSoC projects you are applying to.
  
 
=== Tasks ===
 
=== Tasks ===
* [http://inkscape.org/bzr.php Checkout] the Inkscape sourcecode through Bazaar and review it. Make sure you can compile and build Inkscape on your own PC!
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# Submit a drawing you have made with Inkscape. It doesn't have to be professional quality but it should show us that you know how to use Inkscape.
* Introduce yourself on the [http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/inkscape-devel Inkscape developers mailing list], and post your project ideas for feedback, before submitting your application
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# Introduce yourself on the [http://lists.sf.net/mailman/listinfo/inkscape-devel Inkscape developers mailing list], and post your project ideas for feedback, ''before'' submitting your application
* Find and fix one or two bugs in the [https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/ Inkscape bug tracker] (now at Launchpad).  Create and upload patches for the bugs, and make sure we know to connect those bug fixes and your GSoC application. You can also submit a patch that improves code unrelated to a bug.
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# [http://inkscape.org/bzr.php Checkout] the Inkscape sourcecode through Bazaar and review it. Make sure you can compile and build Inkscape on your own PC!
* Submit a drawing you have made with Inkscape. It doesn't have to be professional quality but it should show us that you know how to use Inkscape.
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# Find and fix two bugs in the [https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/ Inkscape bug tracker].  Create and upload patches for the bugs, and make sure we know to connect those bug fixes and your GSoC application. You can alternatively submit a patch that improves code unrelated to a bug.
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# Prepare a detailed plan (with timetable) of the work you want to do.

Latest revision as of 10:48, 2 February 2017

Google Summer of Code - Student Application Template for Inkscape

Thanks for considering Inkscape for your SoC project! To help us identifying you as a good candidate, we ask a few questions.

Inkscape Questions

  1. When did you first hear about Inkscape?
  2. What kind of drawings do you create with Inkscape?
  3. Describe your participation in our community (e.g. uploaded drawings, tutorials, bug reports, communication via mailing lists or IRC).
  4. Describe your contributions to the Inkscape development (e.g. bug fixes, translations, packaging, testing).
  5. In exactly two sentences, why should we pick YOU?

About Yourself

  1. What is your name, email address, and irc nickname?
  2. Describe any plans you have for the summer in addition to GSoC (classes, thesis, job, vacation, etc.).
  3. What programming projects have you completed?
  4. What are your favorite programming tools (editor, etc.)?
  5. Describe any work on other open-source projects.
  6. List other GSoC projects you are applying to.

Tasks

  1. Submit a drawing you have made with Inkscape. It doesn't have to be professional quality but it should show us that you know how to use Inkscape.
  2. Introduce yourself on the Inkscape developers mailing list, and post your project ideas for feedback, before submitting your application
  3. Checkout the Inkscape sourcecode through Bazaar and review it. Make sure you can compile and build Inkscape on your own PC!
  4. Find and fix two bugs in the Inkscape bug tracker. Create and upload patches for the bugs, and make sure we know to connect those bug fixes and your GSoC application. You can alternatively submit a patch that improves code unrelated to a bug.
  5. Prepare a detailed plan (with timetable) of the work you want to do.