Google Code-in 2017 just started:
You might remember the announcement email from a few weeks ago.
In the next seven weeks, many young people are going to make their
first contributions to Wikimedia. Expect many questions on IRC and
on mailing lists by newcomers who have never used IRC or lists
before. Your help and patience is welcome to provide a helping hand!
Thanks to all mentors who have already registered & provided tasks!
You have not become a mentor yet? Please consider it!
You get some smaller tasks fixed and it is fun!
* Think of easy tasks in your area that you could mentor.
Areas are: Code, docs/training, outreach/research, quality
assurance, and user interface. "Easy" means 2-3h to complete for
you, or less technical ~30min "beginner tasks" for onboarding).
* OR: provide an easy 'clonable' task (a task that is generic and
could be repeated many times by different students).
* Note that you commit to answer to students' questions and to
evaluate their work within 36 hours (but the better your task
description the less questions. No worries, we're here to help!)
For the full info, please check out
and ask if something is unclear.
Thank you again for giving young contributors the opportunity to learn
about and work on all aspects of Free & Open Source Software projects.
Now bring your tasks!
Andre Klapper | Wikimedia Bugwrangler