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#oSoc16: A great opportunity to learn!

Intro Heyy there, I’m Nicolas, a student from Odisee Ghent. I got my bachelor in Electronics-ICT (option ICT) this year and this blogpost is about my experiences at #oSoc16 so far. Project Goals For the past three weeks, I have been working on the Revit project as front end developer for Selor with my teammate […]

The heroes and heroines of #oSoc15

This is an overview of the badge winners of open Summer of code. Just to be clear though, everyone at #oSoc15 is a winner. These badges are granted to our heroes and heroiines for specific achievements during the project period and are either granted by the coaches or by recommendation of other students.

The #oSoc15 projects overview

Open Summer of code 2015 is a 3 week programme in 3 different Belgian cities during the summer of 2015. The goal: provide 23 Belgian based students the training, network and support necessary to transform open innovation projects into powerful real-world services. Below are the project results of the 2015 edition, including links to the […]

Five years of open Summer coding

Oh, how time flies! This year, we’re celebrating the fifth anniversary of open Summer of code. What started out as a fun project among friends in 2011, has become a well-oiled event that employs just about twenty students each year. A lot has changed since the first #oSoc, and this jubilee is the perfect time […]

Crowdsourcing the next open Summer of code speakers

Last saturday we organised ‘SWACKday’, a hackday attended by our #oSoc14 students and a few #oSoc15 candidates (hell yeah, new blood). The focus of the hackday was on building the new version of the Apps for X website as initiated by team SWAG during the Apps for Ghent hackathon. Which ended up in mostly setting […]

Will you participate in Open Summer of code 2015?

  At last, open Summer of code 2015 can finally start. Start searching for participants, that is. Open Summer of code is a three week programme, in which students get the opportunity to turn an idea into a real-life product or service, for a real client. Last year, we had some inspiring employers, such as […]

A day at open Summer of code 2014

A lot of students asked me before open Summer of code started: What do we have to do at #oSoc14 or what’s it like? This inspired me to make a photoblog of day 3 during #oSoc14. This photoblog is part of the first week, which means it was all about building a framework, designing UX/UI […]

Invitation for the final event of #oSoc14

Are you interested in getting to know the students behind this year’s projects? It’s possible! The end-event is finished but all the projects, blogposts, stories and online impressions are online. Head over to the ‘This was open Summer of code’ blogpost to watch the outcomes of #oSoc14. Press release: (in Dutch) 19 studenten creëren duurzame […]

#oSoc14TALK: The future of Open Data on the web

During open Summer of code 2014 we want to provide our students with the necessary inspiration, input and innovation. That’s why we’ve invited two renowned speakers and experts concerning Open Data to talk tomorrow morning at Start it KBC. Ruben Verborgh will talk about the future of web services and Linked Open Data. Phil Archer […]

Our hackathon adventure

Our hackathon Adventure Introduction Open Summer of code is a programme that enables students to make innovating projects. These projects are curated by experienced web developers/designers. The day before the hackathon, we were introduced to our team members. After the initial awkwardness, we got to the point. A quick introduction made clear that we all […]

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