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GSoC 2012 with Apache Photark, A great experience.

Google summer of code is one of the worlds leading opensource development programs. It is held anually by Google inc. Many enthusiastic students participate each year for this. In every year many number of students try to take part of this program. But nearly 1000 students only get selected for this event.  I was lucky to take part in 2012 program for the first time. I took part on GSoC 2012 under Apache Software Foundation for their incubator project Photark.
The interesting thing was my initial plan was to participate on another organization which develops a CMS. I also worked with them nearly one month. But then I realized what they are expecting and what I am interested is not matching. So I looked for another organization and found this interesting project. But then there was little time for application closing period.  So I quickly checcout the code base play with it for little time, drafted a proposal and submitted it. Then Mr. Suhothayan Sriskandarajah who was happened to my …