GSoC Students Announced

Will write up a post with more detail after the new laptop is set up, but in meantime, here’s the list of students and their mentors:

Barry Carlyon, WP as bugbug A bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority. tracker. Mentors: Thorsten Ott, Westi as backup.

Jon Stacey, APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. stream wrapper. Mentors: Aaron Campbell, Nikolay as backup.

Kunal Bhalla, Events pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party. Mentor: John James Jacoby.

Silviu Cristian Burca (Scribu), Ajaxify adminadmin (and super admin). Mentor: Nikolay Bachiyski.

Daryl Koopersmith, Visual CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. Editor. Mentor: Beau Lebens.

Justin Shreve, Theme for WP-based ideas forum. Mentors: Jane Wells, Andy Skelton.

Mike Whitfield, Dashboard setup/achievements. Mentor: Mark Jaquith.

Stanislav Suscov, ScholarPress expansion. Mentors: Jeremy Boggs, Boone Gorges.

Wojciech Langiewicz (Wojtek), Full-throttle tracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. annihilation. Mentor: Ryan Boren.

Andrew Nacin, Theme revisionsRevisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision./child themeChild theme A Child Theme is a customized theme based upon a Parent Theme. It’s considered best practice to create a child theme if you want to modify the CSS of your theme. inclusion/editor. Mentors: Skelton, Beau, All.

Brian McKenna, Automatic WP migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies.. Mentor: Dion Hulse (dd32).

Sunil Kumar, atom/ for BuddyPress. Mentor: Andy Peatling.

Alexandr Truhin, Project revision to come, something around dashboard. Mentor: John Godley.

Francesco Laffi, media and moderation/reporting for BuddyPress. Mentors: Boone Gorges, Andy Peatling.

Matt Harzewski, comment moderation improvements and associated dashboard improvements. Mentor: Austin Matzko (filosofo).

Congratulations, everyone!