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After a sucessful dev sprint in December 2014, this month we are conducting another dev sprint. If you are looking to start contributing to a Python project or mentor some people then this is the place you should be. You can also come down and write a python library. This is not a place to prototype your startup idea. All the code written at the event should be in open source or FSF license.

Requirements:

- Laptop with Python installed.

- Knowledge of Git/Hg depending on the what the project uses.

- How pull request model works for open source project.

What is it ?

- Come and work on your favourite Python open source project.

- If you have been postponing to open source any of your project, this is good time.

- You can write documentation for the project.

- If you don't have project you can come to venue and team up other people.

I am beginner, can I join ?

Yes. We have mentors who will help you. Though, you should know Python. We *wont* teach you Python. http://dont-be-afraid-to-commit.readthedocs.org/en/latest/ has complete set of instructions how to get started.

Projects:

List of projects which participants will be working on. We will be updating this frequently

If you like your project to be displayed, drop a comment about Github/Bitbucket url and names of the people.

List of famous Python project https://gist.github.com/kracekumar/78186bac57dbeb62c897 and other suggestion https://gist.github.com/jaseemabid/261a0d738c7b9771d586

Selected Projects

- Junction - A system to manage conference, proposals, schedule etc ...

URL: https://github.com/pythonindia/junction

The project uses Python, Django, Git and other web technologies. You should be familiar with it to contribute.

- Waartaa - A modern web based communication service on top IRC.

URL: https://github.com/waartaa/waartaa

The project planned to rebuilt with Twisted.

- Fedora-Infra - A lot of projects in fedora infra is built on Python

URL: https://github.com/fedora-infra/

- Conda - Cross-platform, Python-agnostic binary package manager

URL: https://github.com/conda/conda

Mentors

If you are a upstream contributor to any Python project and willing to mentor people to start contributing then please comment with the name of the project and URL.

1. Arun Ravindran - Core Django Developer

Arun Ravindran is developer member of the DSF. He will be mentoring Python/Django projects.

2. Ratnadeep Debnath - Waartaa Author, Fedora Contributor

He will be helping with Waartaa and Fedora Infra.

3. Sayan Chowdhury - Fedora Contributor

He will be helping with Waartaa and Fedora Infra.

4. Harsh Gupta - SymPy Contributor

He would be helping with in contributing to Conda.

The list of mentors will be regularly updated.