Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Mentor Organizations
GSoC, now in its 20th year, is a global, online program focused on bringing new contributors into open source software development. GSoC Contributors work with an open source organization on a 12+ week programming project under the guidance of mentors.
In 2024, Bareos applied for the first time as mentoring organization for GSoC. Here’s why you should be excited:
Diverse Project Ideas: Bareos has curated a list of intriguing project ideas for GSoC 2024. From enhancing backup performance to improving user interfaces, there's something for everyone. Check out the project ideas list to explore the possibilities.
- Welcoming Community: Bareos promotes a welcoming and inclusive community. The goal is to bring new contributors into the fold.
As Bareos steps into its role as a mentoring organization, we invite you to be part of this exciting journey. If you’re a student and an open-source enthusiast, GSoC 2024 is a great opportunity to develop various skills and get involved in an important open-source project.
The next step is to check our project ideas list at https://github.com/bareos/GSoC2024/. You can also propose your own project idea there.
- February 21 – 18:00 UTC: List of accepted mentoring organizations will be published
- February 22 – March 18: Potential GSoC contributors discuss application ideas with mentoring organizations
- March 18 – April 2: GSoC contributor application period
For more information about GSoC, visit https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/