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Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Umit Project Talk, 12th Mar

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dear all,

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Umit Project Talk

Open Source Alliance Cyberjaya in collaboration with IT Society, MMU Cyberjaya is organizing a talk on Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2009 and Umit Project by Devtar Singh, a developer in Umit project and mentor in Google Summer of Code 2009 for the Bluetooth Sniffer idea. This talk is greatly beneficial for FIT and FOE students for your Industrial Training and Final Year Projects. Participating in Google Summer of Code will improve your recognition and ability to be accepted in the IT field.

Date    : 12th March 2009 (Thursday)
Time   : 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue : FIT XR 0001 (FIT Theatre Hall), Multimedia University, Cyberjaya

Contents:

  • Google Summer of Code (GSoC) . http://code.google.com/soc
  • Umit Project, an Nmap network scanner frontend and was started with the sponsoring of Google’s Summer of Code 2005


Google Summer of Code
(GSoC) is an annual program, first held from May to August 2005, in which Google awards stipends to hundreds of students who successfully complete a requested free software / open-source coding project during the summer.

About the speaker <Devtar Singh>:
Devtar Singh is one of the first three Malaysians to ever successfully complete the Google Summer of Code program which was covered by the media recently. He was a student under the Umit Project. Umit is an acclaimed network management tool which was featured in The Bourne Ultimatum movie. He worked on the Umit Bluetooth project throughout the program last year. He will be the mentor for this years Google Summer of Code for the Bluetooth Sniffer idea. He is currently working in Accenture and assumes diverse roles in several high profile projects including one in Shell IT.

Cost:
Free. No registration required.

Contact Organizer:
Mohd Syazli Mahmud
syazli7@yahoo.com
+60 17-328 1840

References:

[1] http://www.linuxsig.net/v2/node/547
[2] http://trac.umitproject.org/wiki/UmitBluetooth
[3] http://www.umitproject.org/?active=gsoc&mode=ideas
[4] http://www.umitproject.org/?active=contacts
[5] http://code.google.com/opensource/gsoc/2009/faqs.html
[6] http://blog.umitproject.org
[7] https://share.acrobat.com/adc/adc.do?docid=5dd4fd93-d188-4799-a934-1675214f9262
[8] http://thestar.com.my/youth2/story.asp?file=/2008/11/26/youth2/2632091&sec=youth2
[9] http://www.mmu.edu.my/view_art.php?artid=30

Do continue browsing the discussion in http://groups.google.com/group/osa-cyber/topics

Open Source Alliance Cyberjaya


Written by syazli7

Fri, 6 Mar 2009 at 17:56:27 +0800

Posted in Events, MMU

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