GSoC is a global program runs completely online, an initiative started by Google back in 2005. GSoC Program is designed and sponsored by Google. Goal of the program is to encourage college students of any age in contributing to Free Open Source Software (FOSS) projects.

Joomla's GSoC team helps in Joomla's Participation with GSoC Program, we are team of volunteers where each person has a dedicated role, and all of us work towards developing features during the summer which help in improving Joomla. Each project being implemented for Joomla! Has Mentors who help/guide college students to achieve the goal.

Department
Production
Joomler Position Role Date Started
3784_puneet-kala.jpg Puneet Kala India Team Leader Team Leader Nov 2014
7021_yves-hoppe.jpg Yves Hoppe Germany Assistant Team Leader Assistant Team Leader Apr 2016
1a8d_allon-moritz.jpeg Allon Moritz Switzerland Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
anibal-sanchez.jpg Anibal Sanchez Spain Contributor Mentor Feb 2017
543a_ashan-fernando.jpg Ashan Fernando Sri Lanka Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
Benjamin Trenkle Germany Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
6baf_buddhima-wijeweera.jpg Buddhima Wijeweera Sri Lanka Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
e012_chris-davenport.png Chris Davenport United Kingdom Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
aa67_christopher-wagner.png Christopher Wagner Germany Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
cf40_david-neukirchen.jpg David Neukirchen Germany Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
2dc6_work-photo.jpg George Wilson United Kingdom Contributor Mentor Feb 2017
gunjan-patel.jpg Gunjan Patel India Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
143b_llewellyn-van-der-merwe.jpg Llewellyn van der Merwe Namibia Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
marco-dings.jpg Marco Dings Netherlands Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
dacb_foto-remera-defe.png Matias Aguirre Argentina Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
michael-babker.jpg Michael Babker United States Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
5ecc_niels-braczek.jpg Niels Braczek Germany Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
parth-lawate.jpg Parth Lawate India Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
eae8_rishi-vishwakarma.jpg Rishi Vishwakarma India Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
robert-deutz.png Robert Deutz Germany Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
dbb9_roland-dalmulder.jpg Roland Dalmulder Netherlands Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
53ea_ruchiranga-wickramasinghe.jpg Ruchiranga Wickramasinghe Sri Lanka Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
sandra-thevenet.02.13-2.jpg Sandra Thevenet Saint Martin (French part) Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
299a_shubham-rajput.png Shubham Rajput India Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
59ca_tito_photo.jpg Tito Alvarez Guatemala Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
Tobias Zulauf Zimbabwe Member Code Reviewer Feb 2017
d632_151-451c0ffa42a301fe6cbb70575531beef84dc17bf.jpg astrid guenther Germany Contributor Mentor Mar 2017
Joomler Position Role Date Started Date Ended
ana-barcellos.jpg Ana Barcellos Brazil Assistant Team Leader Assistant Team Leader Jan 2016 Feb 2017
cea0_achal-aggarwal.jpg Achal Aggarwal India Member Mentor Nov 2014 May 2016
8cc6_al-walker.jpg Al Walker United Kingdom Member Mentor Jun 2016 Dec 2016
5f72_andre-pereira-da-silva.png André Pereira da Silva Portugal Member Mentor Apr 2016 Dec 2016
543a_ashan-fernando.jpg Ashan Fernando Sri Lanka Member Mentor Jan 2016 Dec 2016
ashwin-date.jpeg Ashwin Date India Member Mentor Apr 2016 Feb 2016
chad-windnagle.jpg Chad Windnagle Jan 2012 Jan 2016
dianne-henning.jpg Dianne Henning United States CLT Liaison Nov 2014 Jul 2015
gunjan-patel.jpg Gunjan Patel India Member Mentor Mar 2014 Dec 2016
jm-simonet.jpg JM Simonet Member Mentor Apr 2016 Dec 2016
javier-gomez.43.26.png Javier Gomez Spain Member Mentor Feb 2016 Mar 2017
João Reys Santos Member Student Apr 2016 Dec 2016
143b_llewellyn-van-der-merwe.jpg Llewellyn van der Merwe Namibia Member Mentor Apr 2016 Dec 2016
matt-thomas.jpg Matt Thomas United States PLT Liaison Nov 2014 Jan 2016
3f58_mohamed-karam.png Mohamed Karam Egypt Member Student Apr 2016 Dec 2016
nicola-galgano.jpg Nicola Galgano Italy Member Mentor Feb 2016 Dec 2016
5ecc_niels-braczek.jpg Niels Braczek Germany Member Mentor Apr 2016 Dec 2016
d198_nikita-dhiman.jpg Nikita Dhiman India Member Student Apr 2016 Dec 2016
paulo-ries.jpg Paulo Ries Brazil Member Jan 2016 Mar 2016
25ab_pedro-renan.53-2.jpg Pedro Renan Brazil Member Mentor Feb 2016 Mar 2016
peter-martin.jpg Peter Martin Netherlands Member Mentor Feb 2016 Dec 2016
peter-martin.jpg Peter Martin Netherlands Member Mentor Mar 2017 Mar 2017
c8aa_prital-patel.jpeg Prital Gunjan Patel India Member Student Apr 2016 Dec 2016
eae8_rishi-vishwakarma.jpg Rishi Vishwakarma India Member Mentor Feb 2016 Dec 2016
3cc6_rob-clayburn.jpg Rob Clayburn Member Mentor Jul 2016 May 2016
4157_robert-vining.jpg Robert Vining United States Member Nov 2014 Jan 2016
dbb9_roland-dalmulder.jpg Roland Dalmulder Netherlands Member Mentor Apr 2016 Dec 2016
ronni-k._g._christiansen.jpg Ronni K. Gothard Christiansen Denmark Member Nov 2014 Feb 2017
53ea_ruchiranga-wickramasinghe.jpg Ruchiranga Wickramasinghe Sri Lanka Member Student Apr 2016 Dec 2016
299a_shubham-rajput.png Shubham Rajput India Member Student Apr 2016 Dec 2016

Assistant Team Leader

Code Reviewer

Helps with Github, Code Reviews

Student

Team Leader

GSoC Admins Meeting Notes (3rd Meeting)

By Puneet Kala on 2017-03-10 16:13 in Google Summer of Code Joomla Team

Meeting Attended by Org Admins: Puneet Kala, Yves Hoppe Progress of all the 11 projects was discussed, Feedback for each group would be provided over the next couple of days. Glip Teams have been formed, Interested students are being added to each project teams to discuss directly...

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Joomla GSoC 2017 Kick Start

By Puneet Kala on 2016-12-19 07:18 in Google Summer of Code Joomla Team

We had our first meeting to start planning on GSoC 2017, some of the updates related to the team are the following:  1) Yves Hoppe has been added to the team of Admin's for GSoC 2017, Joomla will have three Admin's for GSoC 2017 edition.  Yves has been an active member of the team for...

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Joomla Google Summer of Code Team Report with Statistics

By Puneet Kala on 2016-07-06 00:00 in Google Summer of Code Joomla Team

GSoC Projects have now reached the midterms. Our students are doing great on improving Joomla! and making it even better. Each of the students exceeded our expectations by far, we are very proud and grateful to have them on our team.   Google Summer of Code is a program that involves a lot...

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Joomla Google Summer of Code Team Report April-May 2016

By Puneet Kala on 2016-05-29 14:59 in Google Summer of Code Joomla Team

GSoC Students were announced on 22nd April, 2016, Community bonding period got over on 23rd May. 24th May is the official coding period start date according to the program timelines.   In past few months, following has been done in each project: Scope of the project, project...

Read more: Joomla Google Summer of Code Team Report April-May 2016

Joomla GSoC Team First two meetings summary. Meeting Dates: 27-JAN-2016, 4-FEB-2016

By Puneet Kala on 2016-02-07 00:00 in Google Summer of Code Joomla Team

Meetings Attended by: Puneet Kala, Ana Barcellos, Ashan Fernando, Achal Aggarwal, Nicola Galgano, Paulo Ries.  Meetings done on: GLIP, Joomla-gsoc-16-planing channel  Summary: 1) Ana, Puneet, Ashan and Achal are currently involded in preparing documents related to GSoC-16, adding...

Read more: Joomla GSoC Team First two meetings summary. Meeting Dates: 27-JAN-2016, 4-FEB-2016

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To get involved in the team, drop us an email on gsoc@opensourcematters.org  we have open positions every year for different roles, if you are a technically skilled person we would love to get your help as a mentor for GSoC Projects, if you think you could be a good teachers, we would love to hear from you. If you think you have time to test the work being done by our students, please help us out by joining our team of testers. 

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