A Brief History Of Young Moodlers And Their Google Summer Of Code Projects

A Brief History Of Young Moodlers And Their Google Summer Of Code Projects | Hitos en la Participación de Moodle en el Programa Google de Verano para Jóvenes Desarrolladores

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With spring in full swing in the northern hemisphere, we continue to wait for the official 2018 announcement regarding the chosen students and projects for this year’s Google Summer Of Code event, which gives students four weeks worth of time and mentoring in order for them to contribute to an open source project, like Moodle.

Since 2006, when Moodle joined GSOC, 55 projects have taken place. The last one was 2017’s “Improving End-to-End Testing in the Mobile App” by Diwakar Moturu, who kept a blog on his work updated until last August. 2008 was the most prolific year, with 12 projects chosen. The only year in which there were no projects was 2010. Not all of the projects were successfully completed. The GSOC page at Moodle shows a very promising past, but here are some finished products:

Check out an interview with Mihir Thakkar, participant of the 2015 edition with his project “Meta Enrollment Plugin with Multiple Courses Selection,” at

Google will announce the accepted projects in GSOC 2018 on April 23. This year, the building period is scheduled to end on August 14, with results announced a week later.

Read “We follow up with one of our Google Summer of Code students” at

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