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Category Archives: Pidgin
Pidgin was awarded four students for this year’s Google Summer of Code. It was a difficult process to select just four students from the 34 great applications we received. These are the projects we finally chose: Ankit Vani will be … Continue reading
The application period for applying to Google Summer of Code opened on Monday and we’ve already received a number of applications. The application period closes next Friday, May 3rd. Just 8 days left—don’t wait, submit your application soon!
Google has accepted Pidgin into Google Summer of Code 2013. Woo-hoo! We’re looking forward to mentoring a few lucky students again this year. For more information, read Google’s announcement, peruse our application template, and see our list of project ideas. … Continue reading
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve accepted four students for this year’s Summer of Code! Gadu-Gadu PRPL improvements by Tomasz Wasilczyk, mentored by Ethan Blanton Plugin website by Nikhil Bafna, mentored by Kevin Stange Usage stats collection by Sanket Agarwal, … Continue reading
Good news, everyone! Google has accepted the Pidgin project‘s application to be a mentoring organization in this year’s Google Summer of Code. If you love programming and are looking for a chance to help an open source project, look no … Continue reading
I wrote a crummy tool that displays the current DNS SRV records for a given XMPP domain. After writing it I discovered that Olark has already created something similar. My tool attempts to do some really basic sanity checks and … Continue reading
Pidgin/Finch/libpurple/Instant Messaging Freedom, Inc. didn’t apply to be an organization in Google’s Summer of Code (GSoC) this year. Why not? The short answer is that I didn’t feel we had enough developers willing to mentor students for it to be … Continue reading