This year I volunteered again to be a mentor in Google
Summer of Code at Apache. It’s 4500$ for students that develop a summer project.
Choose one of the proposals (or propose yourself) from any open
source project, and apply. I’ve added some proposals about Maven I’m
interested in to the Apache
Software Foundation list of projects.
Dependency Graphing Tool: Using an existing graphing tool like
Prefuse, make a graph of
dependencies for any project, with all the dependencies and
visualizing as much iformation as possible (transitive dependencies,
excluded dependencies, version conflict resolution, …). Resources:
OSGi Integration: Improve OSGi support in Maven, generation of
OSGi manifest by default, improve eclipse compiler integration to
use bundle manifests, … Resources: Felix
Bundle plugin, Felix
Bundle plugin code in Maven sandbox, Maven