Summer Coding 2010 student application - Ming Yin

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  1. What is your name?
    • Ming Yin
  2. What is your email address?
    • dev.myin@gmail.com
  3. What is your wiki username?
    • myin
  4. What is your IRC nickname?
    • myin
  5. What is your primary language? (We have mentors who may speak your preferred languages and can match you with one of them if you request.)
    • English
  6. Where are you located, and what hours do you tend to work? (We also try to match mentors by general time zone if possible.)
    • Shanghai, P.R.China. UTC+8.
  7. Have you participated in an open-source project before? If so, please send us URLs to your profile pages for those projects, or some other demonstration of the work that you have done in open-source. If not, why do you want to work on an open-source project this summer?
    • I have solid background in programming and experiences working for some big software companies such as Microsoft. I have design and developed several web application projects which would help me a lot with this project Dorrie. I have also worked as a network administrator, which help me gain knowledge and experiences in linux the system. However, most of these projects are unavailable as a reference here since they are of internal uses only.
    • Although most of my previous works have nothing to do with open source, I am really passionate with it. It makes a difference as a contributor to the community, which is very significant for me.
    • I have some of my small schoolworks in google code:
    • It is usually not easy to start contribute to open-source communities without help from existing members. And the Summer Coding program is just a wonderful opportunity for the students to get started with it.