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Join CHAOSS for GSoD 2020

By June 9, 2020October 5th, 2021No Comments

Join CHAOSS for GSoD 2020

By Venu Vardhan Reddy Tekula


CHAOSS and The Linux Foundation is taking part in Google Season of Docs 2020!

What is Season of Docs?

The Season of Docs is an annual program organised by Google. The main goal of the program is to foster collaboration between open source projects and technical writers.

During the course of the program, technical writers will spend a few months working with their chosen open source project. It brings open source projects and technical writers together with the shared goal of creating great documentation. The writers bring their expertise to the projects, and the project mentors help the technical writers learn more about open source and new technologies.

Together the technical writers and mentors build a new doc set, improve the structure of the existing docs, develop a much-needed tutorial, or improve contribution processes and guides. Communities gain new docs contributors and technical writers gain valuable open source skills.

CHAOSS is participating in GSoD 2020!

CHAOSS will be participating in the Season of Docs 2020 program under The Linux Foundation. The community members have worked on the ideas and we managed to pull up 5 ideas from different Working Groups.

  • Write a conceptual overview of CHAOSS D&I metrics and refactor existing documentation (Diversity & Inclusion Working Group)
  • Build documentation for D&I Badging project (Diversity & Inclusion Badging Program)
  • Expanding and restyling the GrimoireLab tutorial (GrimoireLab Working Group)
  • Expanding and restyling the GrimoireLab tutorial (CHAOSS Community)
  • Create a CHAOSS / Augur Developer Guide for Moving Data Exploration into New Metrics (Augur Working Group)

You can know more about the ideas from here, CHAOSS Ideas Wiki | The Linux Foundation.

Know about the different working groups from here, Participate | CHAOSS Community. Get in touch with the community members by joining the CHAOSS mailing list. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Next Steps

The application period will start from June 9, 2020 at 18:00 UTC. The whole timeline of the program can be found here, Timeline | Google Season of Docs 2020. Remember to send your applications before deadline ends! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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