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Bringing student developers and open source software organizations together to create more code for everyone.
Bringing student developers and open source software organizations together to create more code for everyone.

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We're excited to announce the 27 open source organizations that will be mentoring students as part of Google Code-in 2018! The contest begins for students on October 23rd.

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Has your open source project participated in +Google Summer of Code? We're taking applications for Google Code-in 2018!

The application deadline is September 17 and the contest opens for students ages 13-17 on October 23.

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Google Summer of Code 2018 is a wrap! Congratulations to the 1,072 students who successfully completed the program, and thank you to the 2,100+ mentors who worked with them.

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Every year thousands of mentors guide Google Summer of Code students into the world of open source, helping them learn the tools and processes, and reviewing their code. Without them, Google Summer of Code wouldn't exist!

Our latest post dives into who these mentors are and where they come from.

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How many students applied for Google Summer of Code? How many proposals did they submit? How many were accepted? And what universities top the charts?

These questions and more answered in our second blog post diving into this year's numbers!

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Today more than 1,200 students from all around the world begin work on their projects for 200+ open source projects! Happy coding, everyone 🎉

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Google Summer of Code 2018 is underway with 1,264 students from 62 countries participating. Who are they, what are they studying, and where do they come from? Find out in today's stats post!

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Woohoo! Yesterday we announced which students were accepted to participate in Google Summer of Code 2018. Were you one of them? Wondering what to do now? Start your summer right by watching out this short video:

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Congratulations to the 1,264 students who have been accepted to Google Summer of Code 2018! These students will spend the next several months working on projects for 206+ open source organizations.

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Liquid Galaxy, an open source project that powers epic panoramic displays, is a regular in +Google Summer of Code... but was hesitant to apply for +Google Code-in, our program introducing young teens to open source, until 2017.

They share their experience in today's post:
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