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From Damith Senanayake <dracusds...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSoC 2013
Date Fri, 19 Apr 2013 11:46:28 GMT
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 <smarru@apache.org> 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 <dracusds123@gmail.com>
> 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:
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AIRAVATA-798.
> >
> > 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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