Made a poster for @fossasia

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Made this poster!

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Interview with Long-Term Open Source Contributors

Interview 1 – Ashok Singh:- 

Me – Hello sir. I am speaking to you to learn your views on open source and your community!

Ashok – Sure! Happy to guide you Saarthak.

Me – Which organization do you work for and for how long have you been doing it?

Ashok – I work with RedHat and I have been working with them for 4 years.

Me-Wow!  So, what does Open Source mean to you?

Ashok – I think Open Source is about bringing people together and collaborating ideas to produce world-class tech!

Me – What do you think about Fossasia?

Ashok – I think it is doing a great job collaborating technology and is coming up with great projects.

Me – Will you be willing to join the Fossasia summit in Singapore?

Ashok – I would love to if its possible for me to come!

Me – Thank you, sir.

Ashok – Thank you Saarthak.

Interview 2 – Mark Upton:-

Me – Hello Mark!

Mark – Hi Saarthak, what’s up?

Me – It’s going great.

Mark – How is your journey with Fossasia going?

Me – Its been really fun. I have learned a lot! Which organization do you work for?

Mark – OSADL. It is an Open Source project.

Me – Cool, so what do you think about Fossasia?

Mark – I have never really been in touch but I have heard that they are very friendly.

Me – Great to talk to you, Mark!

Mark – You too Saarthak!

Interview with a teacher

Interview with teacher:- Akansha Patel

ME: Hello Mam, My name is Saarthak Chaturvedi and I am here to talk to you about the Open Source organization Fossasia and the competition Google Code-In.

ME: What’s your name, Ma’am?

AKANSHA: My name is Akansha Patel.

ME: Where are you from?

AKANSHA: I was born and brought up in Jaipur, Rajasthan

ME: Where do you teach?

AKANSHA: Jayshree Periwal International School, Jaipur

ME: What do you think about Open Source and Fossasia and GCI?

Akansha: I believe that a platform like this is vital for the growth of a future developer and programmer. Fossasia is a great community for collaboration of ideas and technologies through #OpenSource.

ME: Are you fascinated by the field of computer science?

AKANSHA: Yes, pretty much like you Saarthak.

Me: Thank you for your time ma’am!

Akansha: Always great sharing thoughts with you Saarthak.

 

There’s ‘Code-In’ Me #2 Fixing an Issue

 

 

 

Screenshot (56).pngSince forever, I was inspired by my brother, Aryan Bhasin. He was the smartest most intellectual person I knew. Luckily for me, we got along well, intrigued by fields like mathematics and technology. He was the person who told me about Google Code-In. I was already good at Web Development, so I hunted for an organization which had tasks related to my field and eventually I found the perfect organization for my journey through the event – FOSSASIA. Fossasia is an open source organization helping people to collaborate on projects, bringing together an inspiring community across borders and ages to form a better future with Open Technologies and ICT. I progressed through a series of challenging tasks and then I started a task wherein I had to solve an issue with the GCI 2017 Fossasia website. I found the issue put up by Mario Behling https://github.com/fossasia/gci17.fossasia.org/issues/36. This issue required me to add a mentor to the mentor’s section of http://www.gci17.fossasia.org.

To begin with, I got the details of Avi Aryan from a mentor of my task. Then I forked the website repository on Github. Then I cloned the repository to my desktop and I changed the code accordingly to add Avi Aryan’s profile to the website. Then committed the new changes, pushed to the origin and then made the pull request. Honestly, seeing the ‘able to merge’ sign was a true relief to my heart. Then my request was accepted and my changes merged. And the issue was solved.

Google Code-In has developed me into a great issue solver and problem tackler.

http://www.fossasia.org

http://www.gci17.fossasia.org

There’s ‘Code-In’ me

 

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Since forever, I was inspired by my brother, Aryan Bhasin. He was the smartest most intellectual person I knew. Luckily for me, we got along well, intrigued by fields like mathematics and technology. He was the person who told me about Google Code-In. I was already good at Web Development, so I hunted for an organization which had tasks related to my field and eventually I found the perfect organization for my journey through the event – FOSSASIA. Fossasia is an open source organization helping people to collaborate on projects, bringing together an inspiring community across borders and ages to form a better future with Open Technologies and ICT. I began working and found myself very excited about the way the competition was and the way Fossasia collaborated. Just at the age of 14, contributing to such an organization enthralled me. More than me helping Fossasia and GCI, they helped me. With extremely helpful mentors and challenging tasks, I learned more than any online course on developer boot camp could have taught me. There are still 40 days left for the competition to end and I can’t even imagine how skilled I would be by the time the last day comes. I have learned more doing 8 tasks than I learned while doing a 20-hour course, and I hope that I can keep moving forward till the very end and learn a lot more doing the tasks yet to come.

I installed Open Source software like WineTest. Fossasia’s projects and technologies interest me a lot, like Susi.ai and Meilix. View at https://meilix.fossasia.org/. I am in touch with the Fossasia community through the Gitter channel. In the future, I would love to stay connected, even after the competition ends. And in the future, I would like to learn more about web technologies and especially about machine learning. Hope to have a great experience with Google Code-In and Fossasia.

http://www.fosssasia.org

http://www.gci17.fossasia.org

http://www.codein.withgoogle.com

#CodeIn #Fossasia #MarioBehling #hpdang #OpenSource

 

Google Code-In Interview

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This is an interview with Aryan Bhasin, a participant of Google Code-In 2017-18 and has chosen the organization FOSSASIA for his tasks. I am a fellow participant and my organization is FOSSASIA.

M- So, Aryan, where are you from, which school do you attend and how did you come to know about coding event of GCI?

A- Saarthak, I have been coding for two years now. I live in New Delhi, India and I attend DPS Rk Puram. There is a lot of talk about the event in our school and I have been motivated to take part this time.

M- That’s great to know. So, how has your experience been in the competition so far?

A- It has been interesting. I have never tried something so realistic and different. It’s very exciting.

M- Has this competition taught you anything yet?

A- I have really upscaled my skills in back-end development which was sort of my weak link earlier.

 

M- It was great speaking with you Aryan.

A- You too Saarthak.

 

#FOSSASIA

#OpenWISP

#Google Code-In student

http://fossasia.org/

http://gci17.fossasia.org/

@fossasia @hpdang @mariobehling #OpenSource