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<p class="note">Note: Moodle will NOT be applying to take part in Google Summer of Code 2010 in order that we can focus on the Moodle 2.0 release.</p>
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Thanks for your interest in Moodle and for considering applying to work with us :-)
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If you'd like to chat about your application, please join our gsoc2011 jabber chat:
Thanks to everyone who applied to work with Moodle for GSOC 2009 :-) See [[GSOC/2009]] for the list of accepted project proposals.
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* In any [http://www.jabber.org/web/Clients Jabber client] e.g. Pidgin log in using a jabber account e.g. Google Talk.
 
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* Join the group chat ''gsoc2011@conference.moodle.org''. (In Pidgin, set the room as gsoc2011 and the server as conference.moodle.org.) Please use your real name in the chat.
If your proposal was not accepted, you're welcome to hang around http://dev.moodle.org/ and http://moodle.org. At any time, you can unenrol yourself from any course via a link in the administration block. We hope that you will continue to take an interest in Moodle development and will consider applying to work with Moodle for GSOC next year (assuming GSOC runs and Moodle is accepted as a mentoring organisation).
 
  
 
==Before submitting your application==
 
==Before submitting your application==
  
 
* [http://moodle.org/login/signup.php Create an account on moodle.org] and browse the [http://moodle.org/course/view.php?id=5 Using Moodle] course.  
 
* [http://moodle.org/login/signup.php Create an account on moodle.org] and browse the [http://moodle.org/course/view.php?id=5 Using Moodle] course.  
* Enrol on the [http://moodle.org/auth/mnet/jump.php?hostwwwroot=http://dev.moodle.org&wantsurl=/course/view.php?id=3 GSOC 2009] course on our Moodle Developer Courses site.
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* Enrol on the [http://moodle.org/auth/mnet/jump.php?hostwwwroot=http://dev.moodle.org&wantsurl=/course/view.php?id=3 GSOC 2011] course on our Moodle Developer Courses site.
 
* Whilst you're there, check out our [http://moodle.org/auth/mnet/jump.php?hostwwwroot=http://dev.moodle.org&wantsurl=/course/view.php?id=2 Introduction to Moodle Programming] course.
 
* Whilst you're there, check out our [http://moodle.org/auth/mnet/jump.php?hostwwwroot=http://dev.moodle.org&wantsurl=/course/view.php?id=2 Introduction to Moodle Programming] course.
* [http://download.moodle.org/ Download Moodle 1.9.4+] and install it on your local machine. You may like to try one of our all-in-one packages [http://download.moodle.org/macosx/ Moodle4Mac] or [http://download.moodle.org/windows/ Moodle for Windows].
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* [http://download.moodle.org/ Download Moodle 2.0.2+] and install it on your local machine. You may like to try one of our all-in-one packages [http://download.moodle.org/macosx/ Moodle4Mac] or [http://download.moodle.org/windows/ Moodle for Windows].
 
* Take a look at our [[Projects for new developers]]. Feel free to join in the forum discussion for any project which interests you. If you have any ideas of your own for new features in Moodle which might be suitable as GSOC projects, see [[Development:New feature ideas]].
 
* Take a look at our [[Projects for new developers]]. Feel free to join in the forum discussion for any project which interests you. If you have any ideas of your own for new features in Moodle which might be suitable as GSOC projects, see [[Development:New feature ideas]].
 
* [http://tracker.moodle.org/secure/Signup!default.jspa Sign up for a Moodle tracker account]. Please use the same username as for your moodle.org account.
 
* [http://tracker.moodle.org/secure/Signup!default.jspa Sign up for a Moodle tracker account]. Please use the same username as for your moodle.org account.

Revision as of 20:29, 18 March 2011

Thanks for your interest in Moodle and for considering applying to work with us :-)

If you'd like to chat about your application, please join our gsoc2011 jabber chat:

  • In any Jabber client e.g. Pidgin log in using a jabber account e.g. Google Talk.
  • Join the group chat gsoc2011@conference.moodle.org. (In Pidgin, set the room as gsoc2011 and the server as conference.moodle.org.) Please use your real name in the chat.

Before submitting your application

Your application

You're welcome to use the following template, though it's not compulsory to do so.


Personal Details

  • Name
  • Email
  • Other contact methods


Project Proposal

What do you plan to do?

Also describe any work or research on this project you have already done.


Schedule of Deliverables

What are the milestones and deliverables for your project?

Do you have any other commitments during this time? Provide dates, such as holidays, when you will not be available.

Note: We expect your project to be your primary focus this summer. Please do not apply if you have other summer employment.


Open Source Development Experience

Any experience you have of other Open Source software development.

Moodle Tracker issue number(s) of bug(s) you have fixed.

Note: We require you to fix at least one Moodle bug before considering whether to accept your project proposal.


Work/Internship Experience

Anything relevant to the project, or related to web design or software development.


Academic Experience

What you're studying at university/college.


Why Moodle

Tell us why you chose to apply to us.

See also