GSoD Project Report

Update GNOME Applications Help Documentation (Update App help)  Technical Writer –  Pranali Deshmukh Project Mentor – Shaun McCance Important Links My Website  GitLab Profile  Link of my CV Link of my GSoD Proposal My Blog Posts about GSoD My Contributions List Project description Review and update the help documentation for a number of GNOME applicationsContinue reading “GSoD Project Report”

GSoD Weekly Summary 9 and 10

Week 9 (9th Nov – 22nd Nov, 2020) This week was mostly all about finishing a task that I had taken up earlier during the last couple of weeks, which was about GNOME Calculator’s Operational modes. So, this week, I thought that rather than taking on a completely new task I should finish this oneContinue reading “GSoD Weekly Summary 9 and 10”

GSoD Weekly Summary 8

Week 8 (2nd Nov – 8th Nov, 2020) By the end of last week I had curated a list of the issues for GNOME contacts ready on which I need to work on. I also created an issue for that in the user-docs section on GitLab. Creating an issue and then working on it isContinue reading “GSoD Weekly Summary 8”

GSoD Weekly Summary 7

Week 7 (26th Oct – 1st Nov, 2020) This week I finally started working on the documentation for another application: GNOME contacts. It is another core GNOME application, and the next application in my list as per the list posted on the GNOME App Help Tasks Wiki. I started by looking for potential issues inContinue reading “GSoD Weekly Summary 7”

GSoD Weekly Summary 1

Week 1 (14th Sept – 20th Sept, 2020): Wanna know about what happened next in my Season of Docs Journey? How and what did I do in week one? Well then, keep reading…  The Doc development phase finally and officially began on 14th September 2020. To get started with the development work, I decided toContinue reading “GSoD Weekly Summary 1”

GSoD 2020: Community Bonding Period

What is the Community Bonding Period? The Season of Docs website defines this period as: The period of time between when accepted students are announced and the time these students are expected to start understanding the work and start documentation. This time is an excellent one to introduce students to the community, get them onContinue reading “GSoD 2020: Community Bonding Period”

Moment of Truth: Google Season of Docs for 2020 selected participants announced!

16th August 2020 is going to be my favorite day now onwards. You know why? Because on this day after a nerve-wracking long wait, at 11:00 PM the Google Season of Docs selected participants list was announced. I was pretty nervous and kept praying as I desperately wanted this. At 11:01 PM, just before IContinue reading “Moment of Truth: Google Season of Docs for 2020 selected participants announced!”

Taking my Google Season of Docs contributions further…

What is the next step after your first contribution?  Generally it is suggested  to go with a minimum of 2 and maximum 3 projects to start work with when planning your participation with a program like Google Season of Docs. However, I felt that it’s reasonable to focus on only one project during the applicationContinue reading “Taking my Google Season of Docs contributions further…”

Google Season of Docs 2020

Making your first contribution to Open Source? Finding it hard to find out where to start from? What steps to follow for your first contribution?  Here is the story of my journey towards learning and making my first contribution to technical documentation for GSoD. How I learnt about GSoD I learnt about GSoD through aContinue reading “Google Season of Docs 2020”

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