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From Piyush Sharma <ps26...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSOC mentee
Date Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:29:22 GMT
I am sorry for replying this late, don't know why the email never made to
my primary inbox ! I will check the code out and let you know about the
things I would be working upon.

Cheers

On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 12:55 AM, Murphy, Mark <murphymdev@metalexmfg.com>
wrote:

> Chart processing should be created in a package separate from the
> spreadsheet packages so that the word processing and presentation packages
> can use them as well. In the XML world, these are defined in a separate
> portion of the spec, and just have hooks from Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
> The existing chart functionality is too tightly tied to the Excel packages.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Woolsey [mailto:greg.woolsey@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2017 1:14 PM
> To: POI Developers List <dev@poi.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: GSOC mentee
>
> I'd like to be in the loop too, if anything gets moving, as I have some
> chart support requirements and ideas I've been considering, and would like
> to ensure easy integration with the Vaadin Spreadsheet product.
>
> On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 10:11 AM Javen O'Neal <onealj@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Excel Chart support is certainly an area where help is needed, and
> > it's pretty well sized for one summer worth of effort.
> >
> > I'd be happy to mentor you with Chart support.
> >
> > I've haven't looked into GSOC mentor or mentee requirements yet, but I
> > imagine it includes creating a plan for what you want to accomplish in
> > terms of skills (subversion/git, creating patches, building, unit
> > tests,
> > collaboration) and the scope of the changes you will make (chart
> > types, formula support, pivot charts, rendering to PNG, embedded Excel
> > charts in Word and PowerPoint, etc).
> >
> > What are *you* most interested in working on?
> > Your homework is to outline a few of the Java classes you will be
> > working with. This will show us that you know how to check out the
> > code, can read Java, gain a preliminary understanding of the POI
> > package structure, and have a vision for the direction that POI should
> be headed.
> >
> > On Mar 2, 2017 02:26, "Piyush Sharma" <ps26oct@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hey,
> > >
> > > I was looking forward to getting into GSOC with apache.org ! Apache
> > > poi
> > is
> > > something that I've worked  with for one of my projects previously.
> > > I am pretty much interested in working with apache POI. I would
> > > really be glad if anyone would point me in the right direction as to
> > > what would be the right set of deliverables to get accepted in GSOC
> > > with apache poi, or
> > even
> > > better mentor me to work with poi.
> > >
> > > One of the issues that caught my eye was enhancement for chart
> > > support in Excel. I am currently a 3rd year CSE student at BITS
> > > Pilani, University (INDIA). I think I have the time and the
> > > dedication to be very well
> > devoted
> > > to contributing to open source.
> > >
> > > Looking forward for a reply. Thanking in anticipation.
> > >
> > > Cheers
> > > Piyush Sharma
> > >
> >
>

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