GSoC 2010 Student Checklist
If you want to participate in GSoC 2010 as a student, you should do your best to persuade us that you are the best candidate.
- Ensure you will have enough time during summer.
- You are supposed to make full time job during summer on this project (this means twelve weeks of about forty hours per week)
- Get involved as soon as possible with the phpMyAdmin project.
- Introduce yourself on mailing list.
- Discuss your application ideas on the mailing list, it will help to better define your project.
- Submit patches for bugs or new features, so that we can see your code before starting the GSoC project.
- Write good proposal.
- Use the template
- Fill in all fields.
- Always remember that we choose only the best ones.
- Define goals of your proposal, we should see quickly what is topic of your proposal.
- Choose descriptive name (phpMyAdmin overhaul, phpMyAdmin improvements are not good ones).
- Clearly define deliverables, what things you indend to deliver in mid-term evaluation and on final one.
- Provide time line how you expect to provide us the code and documentation.
- It is okay to define optional deliverables also.
- Submit it to Google Summer of Code site and subscribe to notifications on update of your proposal.
- Show your commitment to the project.
- Last years we had some problems with students keep up on the work.
- Show us some relevant work you've done in the past.
- Links to projects where you participated if there are any.
- Learn Git basics.
- You are expected to develop the project in own Git repository which will be eventually merged after finishing GSoC project.