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Team VIAA

From outsider to insider

Hi, my name is Eva and I’m an 18 year old Devine student @ Howest. Together with Tjen, Laurens and our coach Sander I’m working on the VIAA project (if you want more information on our project you should check their blog posts here and here). I’m pretty sure I’m the youngest participant in open Summer […]

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A final coding day tale

Hello there all of you readers, Jasper reporting for blogpost writing duty. You probably know quite a bit about open Summer of code right now, but have you ever heard about the horror of the final coding day? Actually it is not that bad at all, it’s just some students racing to get the job done […]

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Brace yourselves the end of oSoc16 is coming!

Hi My name is Miguel, I don’t have a cool nickname or alter ego so I just keep it with Miguel. I work as back-end developer in the LD-Works team with Umut and Sander. Sander is our coach and leads this three-headed monster to greatness. Although I think the experience and the soft-skills you learn at […]

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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 […]

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An #oSoc project: From baby to adult.

Hi there, I’m Stan. A 22-year-old freshly graduated full-stack developer. But right here, at #oSoc16, I am the back-end developer (for the second year) of the Spitsgids team. A project that tries to predict how busy your train will be. That’s what I want to talk about in my blog post. Not about Spitsgids itself, […]

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It’s all about the feedback

Besides having a really good time meeting lots of people who are overwhelmingly talented, I try to drive the process of user research together with the designer-squad Bruce, Niels and Hanna. But I also try to catch a glimpse of the code (aka back-end boys Thibault, Angrymoustache and Jasper + front-end Batteman and Huseyin) although […]

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Pitch softLaunch #oSoc15

Pitches are bitches and this is how to deal with them

Ever dared to use the default presentation template that everybody uses? Please don’t! You’re basically burning my eyes right now. Just joking! Why do pitches and their layout matter anyway?

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Life of (linked data) Alumni at #oSoc16

Welcome My name is Umut. And I’ll start first about the first week that went blazingly fast. Starting at day one, I had to wake up early at 7 a.m. Got to pick the train fast from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Noord. Once arrived at the Selor office, we got a nice introduction from PJ and Lara what everyone will […]

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Veteran

A veteran’s view on his third #oSoc

A quick intro Hey there! I’m Niels Dewelde, a veteran in terms of open Summer of code, because this is my third edition participating. I have a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and am a master student Interaction Design. This year I am part of the Cultuurconnect team as an UX designer. I will be writing […]

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Contemplations of the #oSoc16 experience

Good old memories… of last week I remember it profoundly. Exiting the train station of Brussels North, the fresh wind wholeheartedly introducing the monster high fancy buildings. Clean and open space led to the various entrances of the monumental glass castle towers, one of which expected me among the 23 other students. Fear and uncertainty awaiting […]

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