Two Virtual University students “Muhammad Adnan” and “Tahir Ramzan” have been invited as mentors for Google Code-In 2018.

Muhammad Adnan will mentor to RTEMS (Real-Time Executive for Multiprocessor Systems). RTEMS is a free real-time operating system designed for deeply embedded systems such as automobile electronics, robotic controllers, and on-board satellite instruments.

Tahir Ramzan will mentor to PostgreSQL. PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system that uses and extends the SQL language combined with many features that safely store and scale the most complicated data workloads.

Muhammad Adnan is a Google Summer of Code Student Alumni and Mentor Alumni. Tahir Ramzan is only Pakistani who is two times Google Summer of Code Student Alumni. In past 14 years, there are only 27 GSoC students selected from Pakistan as compare to 641 in this single year 2018 from India.

Google Code-in is an annual programming competition by Google that allows pre-university students ages 13-17 to complete tasks specified by various, partnering open source organizations.

It is sibling program to Google Summer of Code but only for school level students to get them familiar with computer programming, software development and open source. All students who complete one task will get e-certificate, any student who completes 03 tasks will get a t-shirt and 02 finalists from each organization will go to

Google HQ USA, there are 27 participating organizations including:

  1. OpenMRS
  2. JBoss Community
  3. AOSSIE – Australian Open Source Software Innovation and Education
  4. KDE Community
  5. PostgreSQL
  6. Wikimedia
  7. Digital Impact Alliance
  8. Sugar Labs
  9. RTEMS Project
  10. Fedora Project
  11. The ns-3 Network Simulator Project
  12. CloudCV
  13. MovingBlocks
  14. Coala
  15. MetaBrainz Foundation
  16. OSGeo
  17. Public Lab
  18. Haiku
  19. Copyleft Games
  20. Sustainable Computing Research Lab (SCoRe)
  21. Drupal
  22. Apertium
  23. CCExtractor Development
  24. OpenWISP
  25. Liquid Galaxy project
  27. Catrobat”

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