28th August - 23rd November 2020
The Semester Long Projects (SLoP) initiative is a long-term event celebrating Open Source culture with students. The 2-month long virtual event allowed students to contribute to open source projects of their choice under the guidance of mentors.
8th December 2020
Full house session on Git and Github. Students learnt about basics of Git using Command Line Interface. Open Source Software development was introduced and many participants made their first pull request in the interactive session.
23rd January 2021
Introduction to the Open Source Software community of DA-IICT alongside a brief introduction to GSoC, Outreachy, Hacktoberfest and other Open Source programs.
3rd February 2021
A session on web technologies and terms related to web development and how to get started in web development with a concrete plan that you can follow to start creating your own web apps, We start with the very basics and explain to you the various paths you can take towards your web development career and the things you need to learn.
11th February 2021
This was a GSoC information and awareness session arranged by DSC. The student community got in conversation with Mr Rajat Talesra and were introduced on how to contribute to the Open Source community. The speaker gave information regarding GSoC application process and guided on contributing to Oppia Foundation.
19th March 2021
The session on Android Development is conducted for students interested in starting their Android Development journey. The session covers introductory Android concepts like layouts, activities, manifests, intents and activity life-cycle. The students develop a two-screen app from the learnings of the session.
13th April 2021
This session explains the different terminologies related to REST APIs and detailed explanations on handling different request types such as GET, POST, PUT and DELETE. The students build an API with CRUD functionalities using Flask framework.