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GSoC 2017 Postmortem Part 2: Org Application

In the beginning, there was an organization application. And with it, the need for someone responsible. That one was me. I always wanted to help with GSoC but felt that my coding skills and codebase knowledge were not good enough to be a mentor as good as I’d like to be. So I followed the call for main admin and on the story went. Google Applic... Read more

GSoC 2017 Postmortem Part 1: Overview

The 2017 GSoC is over and it was awesome. We had 10 great students (Yes all of them!) and a tremendous experience for all of us. In this series I’ll try to reflect on how the summer went from the point of view of the main admin for coala. As I both feel that reading very long blog posts is hard and that I won’t be able to write everything down ... Read more

GSoC 2017 Postmortem Part 1: Overview

The 2017 GSoC is over and it was awesome. We had 10 great students (Yes all of them!) and a tremendous experience for all of us. In this series I’ll try to reflect on how the summer went from the point of view of the main admin for coala. As I both feel that reading very long blog posts is hard and that I won’t be able to write everything down ... Read more

April Community Team Update

The last time you heard something from the community team was almost 3 month ago. Long long time ago… So what have we been up to? And where were all those monthly updates? GSoC 2017 So yea. coala is in. We are our own organization and might even serve as an umbrella for some smaller projects. How awesome is that!?! We received 54 applicatio... Read more

coala's Call for Chefs

A story I like to tell to showcase the welcoming atmosphere at coala is one about ramen. Some time last year I was talking with Asnel about how to improve a bowl of instant ramen until you get a healthy (and also very tasty) meal. Because it was a rather quiet evening we did so in our main channel, when suddenly a wild newcomer appeared (I sadly... Read more