Google Summer of Code - Melange

Before the Program

Here are some things a Student can do to learn more about Google Summer of Code before the Student Applications phase of the program begins.

View List of Mentoring Organizations

All past and current Mentoring Organizations from 2009 to the present can be found in Melange. From the Melange homepage, click on the "See all <number of organizations> Mentoring Organizations" under the Mentoring Organizations box to see a list of the Mentoring Organizations from the most recent year of Google Summer of Code.  From there, you can see all organizations by year of the program by going to the drop down menu on the upper right hand corner of the page marked Select Program.  

When you click on an organization, you can see a list of that organization's Accepted Projects, a description of the organization, Tags, and Contact information. 

The "Tag" label helps organizations classify the type of work they do and what type of skills a student may need to work with the organization's software.

To contact an organization before the program starts, look on the right hand side of the organization page and use the various communication channels listed (IRC, email, Blogger, etc.).

View Past Projects and Code Samples

To view a list of past Google Summer of Code projects, click on Accepted Projects on the left hand navigation bar. Here you can sort the list by student, title of the project, or organization by clicking on the column heading.  Code samples of projects from the most recent year of the program can be downloaded by selecting a specific project. You may also view projects from previous years of Google Summer of Code by going to the drop down menu on the upper right hand corner of the page marked "Select Program".  The earliest year of Google Summer of Code data stored in Melange is 2009, code samples from all years before 2012 are available on under the label:google-summer-of-code.