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From Suresh Marru <>
Subject Re: GSoC 2013
Date Fri, 19 Apr 2013 13:40:06 GMT
Thats nice. We will be happy to help guide as much as we can, but I also keep exploring other
options so if you realize this might be a tough road for you, you will have backups. 


On Apr 19, 2013, at 7:46 AM, Damith Senanayake <> wrote:

> Thanks Suresh,
> I will give it a try as you have mentioned and see. I understood after
> going through the discussions that it seems to be challenging work for a
> beginner. But I am willing to give it a try.
> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 4:01 PM, Suresh Marru <> wrote:
>> Hi Damith,
>> The JIRA only mentioned FLEX to indicate there are other implementations.
>> But XBaya is currently in Java and this task is to change it to java script
>> based.
>> Frankly, this year Airavata GSoC projects will be very tough on beginners,
>> since we are expecting lot of co-ordination among all projects and also it
>> takes lot of diving into the code and understand what is happening. I would
>> encourage you to engage with the mailing list and learn through, but I
>> would advice to pick a smaller project to start with for this year.
>> Unfortunately all projects in Airavata this year have high barrier to entry.
>> Suresh
>> On Apr 18, 2013, at 11:22 PM, Damith Senanayake <>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> I am a first time participant for GSoC this year and am interested in
>>> working with the Airavata project. I am currently getting familiar with
>>> Airavata and XBaya and I noticed a proposal to create a web-based user
>>> interface replacing/in-addition-to XBaya in this link:
>>> While I understand it is a large project (or several projects as far as
>>> GSoC is concerned) I would like to contribute to this development.
>>> I am currently an undergraduate in University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka-
>>> Department of Computer Science and Engineering. I have had experience
>> with
>>> Web Development in PHP, DartLang and also several CMSs. Although, I must
>>> say that I am a complete novice to FLEX which is used to develop XBaya.
>> And
>>> I would like to learn as I go.
>>> Could you please help me to get started with it, and point me in the
>> right
>>> direction, as I am a beginner?
>>> Thanks in advance.
>>> --
>>> -Damith Senanayake-
> -- 
> -Damith Senanayake-

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