Here is a summary of the impressive accomplishments of women who worked on GNOME and Twisted as interns from May to August 2012. Thanks to them and to their mentors for making it such a successful round!

We had 10 GNOME Outreach Program for Women interns.

Marta Maria Casetti created a beginner’s tutorial for Python development in GNOME, which includes an overview of the useful concepts and sample code for 40 widgets. (1, 2, 3)

Taryn Fox improved the beginner’s tutorial for JavaScript development in GNOME, adding three themed tutorials and sample code for 19 widgets. Created a detailed plan for the GNOME App Developer’s Guide in JavaScript, which the three themed tutorials are a part of. (1, 2, 3, 4)

Monica Kochofar added sample code for 18 widgets to the beginner’s tutorial for C development in GNOME. (1, 2, 3)

Radina Matic wrote extensive user documentation for Getting Things GNOME!, wrote blog posts for it in a role of a community manager, and created a design for a new website. Overhauled documentation for GTranslator, using documentation writing steps such as creating an information plan, prototyping topics, and diagramming the navigation. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Barbara Muraus created over 500 symbolic icons, including status, action, category, emblem, emoticon, and application icons for GNOME, and full sets of icons for Art Libre and Inkscape. (1)

Fabiana Pedreira Simões created wireframes for a new design for the Cheese webcam application. To achieve that, she recorded current issues, surveyed relevant art, did user observations, outlined goals, and iterated over several design options. (1, 2)

Elena Petrevska updated and to the new design. Created mockups and started work on an update of . (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Ana Risteska implemented restyle of the message tray according to the new designs. Implemented showing presence indicators in chats and close buttons on notifications. (1)

Riko Yamada made updates to several GUPnP media-sharing modules to use the latest GLib and GStreamer APIs and URLs. One of the updates fixed the crash when running “gupnp-dlna-info -v”. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Anna Zacchi ported GNOME Documents to use Gjs Lang.Class for class creation. Added a menu with open and print options to the document preview toolbar. Enabled an addition zoom-in key. Fixed an error that occurred on application startup. Wrote about her prior research on workflow and organization of documents as related to the GNOME project. (1, 2, 3)

We had 1 additional intern through a partnership with the Twisted project and the Software Freedom Conservancy.

Fei Tan created SMTP and IMAP server tutorials, fixed bugs, implemented enhancements, and did bug triage for the Twisted mail component. (1)

We also had 5 GNOME interns and 1 Python Software Foundation Twisted intern in Google Summer of Code, who were encouraged and supported by the Outreach Program for Women.

Matilda Bernard created three space-related activities - Intro Gravity, Land Safe, Place your Satellite - and one color theory activity - Color Mix - for children for the GCompris educational software. (1)

Meg Ford created a properties dialog and a sharing information and capabilities dialog for GNOME Documents. (1, 2)

Emily Gonyer implemented alarm capabilities and made various other improvements for GNOME Clock. (1)

Jovanka Gulicoska added functions to libvirt-glib to make libvirt capabilities for exporting and importing virtual machines accessible to GNOME Boxes and worked on adding the export and import features to GNOME Boxes. (1)

Beth Hadley created five music-related activities for children for the GCompris educational software - Piano Composition, Name that Note, Play Rhythms, Play Piano, and Explore World Music. Created an Explore Activity template, and created two activities about animals - Explore Farm Animals and Explore World Animals. (1)

Ashwini Oruganti added support for stdin/stdout and IPv6 TCP server and client endpoints to Twisted. (1)

In addition to their contributions, many of the interns participated in GNOME events. Marta, Fabiana, Ana, Anna, Matilda, Meg, Emily, Jovanka, and Beth attend GUADEC in A Coruña, Spain and presented during the interns lightning talks. Taryn and Radina attended the Open Help conference and GNOME Documentation hackfest in Cincinnati, OH. Fabiana and Anna attended the User Observation hackfest in Orlando, FL. Fabiana, Meg, and Emily attended the Boston Summit.

GnomeWomen/OutreachProgram2012/Accomplishments (last edited 2012-10-18 04:38:19 by MarinaZ)