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Google Summer of Code 2013 Program - European Smalltalk User Group



Hi all,

As every year, Google launched its "Google Summer of
Code " initiative from June to September 2013.
Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers student
developers stipends (5000 US dollars) to write code for various open
source software projects during summer (3 months). A unique
opportunity for students to participate in the development of free
software.

More details are available online here:
http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2013

I am the co-admin of GSOC 2013 for ESUG (European
Smalltalk User Group) community and we will propose the March 29,
2013, projects for students in the context of the GSOC 2013 program.

If you are a student and you want to discover a new programming
language (Smalltalk) do not hesitate to contact me.

You can also visit our website:
http://gsoc2013.esug.org/

and join the mailing list for students:
http://groups.google.com/group/smalltalk-gsoc-students

Students will have to choose their project between April 22 and May 3, 2013.

You can find more information about the Smalltalk programming language
Smalltalk and its eco-system here:
http://www.world.st/

See also below the announce in english.
Sincerely,

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Janko Mivšek <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 1:03 PM
Subject: [Pharo-project] GSoC13: Google Summer of Code started, your
ideas please!
To: Squeak <[email protected]>,
"[email protected]"
<[email protected]>, Pharo users
<[email protected]>, Discussion of Cuis Smalltalk
<[email protected]>


Dear Smalltalkers,

Time for your cool project ideas on this year Smalltalk GSoC!

For now just express any idea you have here on the mailing list. Later
we will together develop it to be in complete format together with two
mentors needed. Deadline is end of March, so we have three weeks of time.
To see how fully developed ideas look like please look at 2012 ones at:
http://gsoc2012.esug.org/ideas.

Note also that students yourselves can propose a GSoC project. So if you
like to be a student on this year GSoC and have a nice idea, don't be
shy and propose it here! The community will listen you and guide to the
really nicely proposed project. Last year 6 student proposed projects
were accepted and finished successfully!

For the community, start looking around for students. Think about how to
approach the universities near by you, do you know who to contact
there, etc.

We are namely preparing an application to this year Smalltalk Google
Summer of Code under ESUG umbrella, as last year. If accepted, Google
will pay few stipendiums to students on our Smalltalk projects.

More on our special Smalltalk GSoC 2013 website:

        http://gsoc2013.esug.org

I'm specially inviting mentors of all past GSoCs to rejoin the mentors
mailing list, where we discuss all details about this year GSoC:

        http://groups.google.com/group/smalltalk-gsoc-mentors

While students interested on GSoC please join a special Smalltalk GSoC
mailing list for you:

        http://groups.google.com/group/smalltalk-gsoc-students

Best regards
Janko


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Janko Mivšek
Aida/Web
Smalltalk Web Application Server
http://www.aidaweb.si

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Serge Stinckwich
UCBN & UMI UMMISCO 209 (IRD/UPMC)
Every DSL ends up being Smalltalk
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