Revision as of 08:08, 26 April 2011 by Helen Foster (info update)
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The following is expected from our GSOC students:
During the community bonding period
- Ensure you've introduced yourself in our GSOC 2011 Introductions forum.
- Attend an online orientation meeting (date to be confirmed).
- Create a specification for your project in Moodle Docs and post in an appropriate Using Moodle forum asking for feedback.
- Post in your blog about your project specification and/or your first impressions of the Moodle community. Tag your entries 'moodle' and 'gsoc'.
- Login to moodle.org and read any forum posts of interest to you.
- Chat with your mentor(s) and/or with Helen.
- Participate in the GSOC group chat firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the coding period
- Refine your specification based on feedback from your mentor and the wider Moodle community.
- Add subtasks to your tracker issue in roughly chronological order for all your project milestones.
- Post your code as patches to tracker subtasks initially.
- Post regularly in the forums to build a dialogue with the community. Advertise major milestones to maintain community interest and draw in new testers and more feedback.
- Provide documentation in Moodle Docs.
- Post in your blog summarizing what you've been working on, any problems you've run into, and what you're planning to do next.
- Have a meeting with your mentor.
- Participate in the GSOC group chat.
In the final week:
- Post in your blog a summary of everything you have worked on for GSOC 2011.
- Add a comment to your tracker issue with the download link to the code for your project.
- Post in an appropriate Using Moodle forum to inform the community of your project work.
- Ensure that user documentation for your project is available in Moodle Docs.
- Share your project code by adding an entry in the Modules and plugins database, including download, discussion and documentation links.