Summer Code Crash: GSOC Challenge

Unlock the world of Open Source and Google Summar of Code GSoC with our workshop

Jan 20, 3:00 – 5:00 PM



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Career DevelopmentOpen Source

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Join us for Summer Code Crash: GSOC Challenge

Where coding is an adventure, and challenges turn into victories. Let's code together for a brighter future!

Welcome to "Summer Code Crash: GSOC Challenge," a workshop designed to make coding fun and help you explore the exciting world of Google Summer of Code (GSoC). Join us for an awesome experience where you'll learn cool stuff and get a chance to be part of something big!


  1. What is Open Source?
  2. Main Philosophy of Open Source
  3. Benefits of Contributing to Open Source
  4. Understanding GSoC
  5. Eligibility Criteria and Timeline
  6. Find Your Passion and a Project to Contribute
  7. Do I Have the Right Skills?
  8. Learning the Right Skills - Git and GitHub
  9. Make Your First Contact
  10. Communicate Effectively and Ask Smart Questions
  11. How to Understand Large and Complex Codebases
  12. Document Your Journey
  13. Resources
  14. Tips For Success


  • Stipend: Earn a financial stipend for your contributions during GSoC up to $1500 - $3000, turning your coding passion into a rewarding experience.
  • Global Exposure: Showcase your coding skills on a global stage, gaining recognition from the wider tech community and potential employers.
  • Career Enhancement: Boost your resume with GSoC participation, demonstrating real-world contributions and opening doors to enhanced career opportunities.
  • Skill Development: Sharpen technical and soft skills through hands-on contributions, fostering continuous learning and growth.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals and industry professionals, building a valuable network for mentorship and collaboration.
  • Personal Growth: Experience personal development as you overcome challenges and make meaningful contributions to open-source projects.
  • Access to Resources: Gain access to a wealth of learning resources, including tutorials, documentation, and community forums.
  • Project Ownership: Take ownership of projects and see your contributions implemented in real-world applications, contributing to your sense of achievement.
  • Recognition and Awards: Receive recognition for your efforts within the open-source community, with potential awards or certificates for outstanding contributions.
  • Resume Boost: Enhance your resume with a notable entry showcasing your GSoC participation, highlighting your hands-on coding experience.
  • Long-Term Opportunities: Open doors to long-term involvement within the open-source community, with opportunities for mentorship and leadership roles.
  • Learning Collaboration: Develop collaborative coding skills, effective communication, and teamwork in a real-world software development environment.

πŸ“… Date: January 20, 2024

⌚ Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM PKT

πŸ“ Venue: Bevy Meet


  • Muhammad Mahad


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GDSC Riphah International University - Islamabad Campus

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GDSC CECOS University Peshawar logo

GDSC CECOS University Peshawar

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GDSC Mohammad Ali Jinnah University


  • Armghan Ahmad Kamboh


    GDSC Lead

  • Muhammad Taimoor Hassan

    GDSC Co Lead

  • Ayan Shabbir


  • Muhammad Hasnain Saleem

    Team Devs Lead

  • Laiba Niazi

    Social Ninjas Lead

  • Syed Afaq Haider

    Funkaar Lead

  • Hassan Ahmad

    CO lead Funkaar

  • Humna Khan

    Team Savvy Lead

  • Ayesha Siraj

    Co Lead Udaan

  • Maimoona Baig

    UDAAN -Team Lead

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