Google Summer of Code

MetaCPAN Officially Welcomes Our OPfW and GSoC Participants

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The MetaCPAN project would like officially to welcome our summer of 2014 Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Outreach Program for Women (OPfW) participants. We had a lot of interest this time around and some great applications. Our OPfW participant is Pattawan Kaewduangdee and our GSoC student is Talina Shrotriya. Both Talina and Pattawan have plans to make some much needed improvements to MetaCPAN and we're really looking forward to working with them. Read More...

MetaCPAN is Hiring!

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OK, so that's maybe not 100% accurate, but we are looking for students who want to get paid to work with us. How can you get paid to work on MetaCPAN? There are currently two really great options: the Outreach Program for Women (OPfW) and the Google Summer of Code (GSoC). What MetaCPAN needs from you is to help spread the word to interested students who may want to participate. Here's the pitch: Read More...

The Summer of MetaCPAN

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Lots of exciting things have happened with MetaCPAN since I posted the last update. The most important development was the announcement that Moritz Onken's Google Summer of Code proposal for MetaCPAN was accepted. Moritz had already made a huge impact on MetaCPAN before his proposal was accepted and this gives him even more time to devote to improving both the front and back end of MetaCPAN. I've always thought of this project as a marathon rather than a sprint, but with the rate things have been happening lately, I may be forced to re-evaluate. Read More...