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*'''Blog:''' [https://techmoods.wordpress.com/ techmoods]
*'''Blog:''' [https://techmoods.wordpress.com/ techmoods]
*'''Freenode IRC Nick:''' charithhewage
*'''Freenode IRC Nick:''' charithhewage
== 2. Why Fedora ==
Open source is my passion.  As a final year undergraduate student, I have been using open source applications more than 3 years.  Hence, fedora projects are my favorite choice. I prefer to work with fedora projects to improve my knowledge. 
Glitter Gallery is an open source Github for designers which was developed by fedora design team. So I decided to contribute for that project by improving the functionality and features to gain the success of the project.
UX and UI designing are my key areas. So I am looking forward to connect with other professional designers to discover new ideas and concepts. Also I prefer to work as a team in every one of my projects. So working with fedora design team is a good opportunity to improve my team working skills.
My aim is to be a long term contributor in several areas with fedora team.
== 3. Past involvement with Fedora/Open Source ==
I have experienced on several projects based on PHP, Ruby, Java, Javascript as well as many Open source frameworks/ libraries and Content Management Systems.
I am really excited to contribute for a fedora project to improve my Open Source adventures.
As a starting point I have fixed some [https://github.com/glittergallery/GlitterGallery/pull/244 bugs and improvements] to Glitter Gallery summer project which I expected to contribute. Also I hope to fix more bugs within the community bonding period before the summer.
== 4. Past participation in GSoC ==
I applied for the GSoC program last year, though I was not selected unfortunately.
== 5. Contribution to Fedora projects after GSoC ==
In my proposal I have suggested few enhancements to be implemented with Glitter Gallery. But this coding period will not be efficient to cover all those ideas. I have discussed with the project mentors who

Revision as of 17:14, 27 March 2015

1. Contact Information

  • Your name: Charith Lakmina
  • FAS Account: charithhewage
  • Fedora userpage: User:charithhewage
  • Email Address: charithhewage@gmail.com
  • Blog: techmoods
  • Freenode IRC Nick: charithhewage

2. Why Fedora

Open source is my passion. As a final year undergraduate student, I have been using open source applications more than 3 years. Hence, fedora projects are my favorite choice. I prefer to work with fedora projects to improve my knowledge. Glitter Gallery is an open source Github for designers which was developed by fedora design team. So I decided to contribute for that project by improving the functionality and features to gain the success of the project. UX and UI designing are my key areas. So I am looking forward to connect with other professional designers to discover new ideas and concepts. Also I prefer to work as a team in every one of my projects. So working with fedora design team is a good opportunity to improve my team working skills. My aim is to be a long term contributor in several areas with fedora team.

3. Past involvement with Fedora/Open Source

I have experienced on several projects based on PHP, Ruby, Java, Javascript as well as many Open source frameworks/ libraries and Content Management Systems. I am really excited to contribute for a fedora project to improve my Open Source adventures.

As a starting point I have fixed some bugs and improvements to Glitter Gallery summer project which I expected to contribute. Also I hope to fix more bugs within the community bonding period before the summer.


4. Past participation in GSoC

I applied for the GSoC program last year, though I was not selected unfortunately.


5. Contribution to Fedora projects after GSoC

In my proposal I have suggested few enhancements to be implemented with Glitter Gallery. But this coding period will not be efficient to cover all those ideas. I have discussed with the project mentors who