Difference between revisions of "Summer of Code/Project Rules"

Jump to navigation Jump to search
m
fix Discord page link
(→‎During GSoC...: -- fixing "full time")
m (fix Discord page link)
 
Line 6: Line 6:
* Take into account that '''Google Summer of Code is a 20 hours a week job'''. If you consider getting an additional part time job, have extensive exams or an extended vacation during the program, you need to be very careful to not burn out. You could help us to decide if you explicitly list your other commitments in your application.
* Take into account that '''Google Summer of Code is a 20 hours a week job'''. If you consider getting an additional part time job, have extensive exams or an extended vacation during the program, you need to be very careful to not burn out. You could help us to decide if you explicitly list your other commitments in your application.
  ''Experience in previous years' GSoC has shown us that students with extensive extra commitments during the GSoC coding phase tend to really struggle to meet their goals. GSoC becomes a burden instead of being fun.''
  ''Experience in previous years' GSoC has shown us that students with extensive extra commitments during the GSoC coding phase tend to really struggle to meet their goals. GSoC becomes a burden instead of being fun.''
* '''Get in touch with us''' and our community. In particular, visit our [[Discord]] channel #scummvm-gsoc, and/or email the technical contacts listed on the [[GSoC Ideas]] page for each task that sounds appealing to you.
* '''Get in touch with us''' and our community. In particular, visit our [[Discord Server|Discord]] channel #scummvm-gsoc, and/or email the technical contacts listed on the [[GSoC Ideas]] page for each task that sounds appealing to you.
  ''Your best chance to find out whether ScummVM is right for you, and whether you are right for ScummVM, is to talk to us. We'll be happy to answer your questions and help you decide whether you like to work with us. Your chances of being accepted later on will also be much higher if we already know you a bit. And finally, regular attendance of our Discord channel is almost mandatory if you want to work with us anyway ;-)''
  ''Your best chance to find out whether ScummVM is right for you, and whether you are right for ScummVM, is to talk to us. We'll be happy to answer your questions and help you decide whether you like to work with us. Your chances of being accepted later on will also be much higher if we already know you a bit. And finally, regular attendance of our Discord channel is almost mandatory if you want to work with us anyway ;-)''
* '''Get familiar with the code base'''. Clone our GitHub repository, compile the source code. Play with it. See [[Developer_Central]] for how to get started.
* '''Get familiar with the code base'''. Clone our GitHub repository, compile the source code. Play with it. See [[Developer_Central]] for how to get started.

Navigation menu