FRR GSoC Information for Students
Thank you for wanting to help make FRR awesome!
Read the Google Summer of Code Student Guide
Verify you are eligible to participate in Google Summer of Code.
If you are on a F1 visa, be sure you have authorization.
- Take a look at our projects
- Choose a project from the list or come up with your own
- Write your proposal following the GSoC proposal guide
- Take a look at our Dev and User guides
- If your are not familiar with FRR, download our package and try it out
- Join our slack
- Join our Dev mailing list
- Reach out to us in #gsoc on slack to start discussing your project and introduce yourself. Include the following in your introduction:
- area of study/interests
- why do you want to work on FRR?
- what project are you interested in?
- link your github, blog, or any other technical publications
- DO NOT send your CV/resume, we aren’t hiring you
- See if you can find something simple to contribute to early in the area of your project
- GSoC is a MAJOR time committment (think of it as a summer internship)
- Reach out early to begin disucssing your project
- Communication and any code documentation must be in English
- All communication will be public (mentors are not expected to respond to private messages)
- Follow our contribution guide when working on FRR
- Inform us of all known commitments that overlap with any of the program phases (community bonding, coding periods, evalutation periods, etc.)
- Vacation periods, part-time or full-time job, school, etc.