Google Summer of Code at Mozilla

Image courtesy: GSoC 2012 Website

I had earlier mentioned that I would be busy coding for Mozilla this summer. I have been selected for the project called Graphical Timeline of Events. The project is a part of Google Summer of Code and this year, a total of 18 students have been selected to code for Mozilla. This is a 50% increase from last year. You can find the complete list on Gervase’s post. I hope all of us complete our projects with good results.

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My own website

Just yesterday I setup my new website at www.grssam.com, installed WordPress, exported everything from this blog to that, picked a decent looking theme (after trying over more than 15 themes) and then I wrote a new post about the work done in my first week of Google Summer of Code project, Graphical Timeline of Events.

This means that I will stop posting here and continue on my website. I will also make a custom theme just for the site but it will take time as I already have my hands full.

Introduction

Hello everyone.

I am a final year student at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and will be graduating next month. Although my graduating specialization is Civil Engineering, I am a programmer by heart.

I have been programming since my high school (class 9th). I started with C/C++ in my school time, played around with PHP, MYSQL, JAVA and JSP in my second year of college, did many projects in C# in my third year. I did my summer internship at PEM Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Noida where I created an application to analyze and design pile foundations and to generate the blueprints in Autocad using Visual BASIC in Microsoft Excel. My Final year project revolves around GPU programming using CUDA and I chose CUDA C as the language to program in. But my favorite language is JavaScript. Continue reading