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My first week experience and my first task!

Hello, it's nice to talk to you again! This is my first week after being accepted into ScummVM and I have a lot to talk about, so let's get started. A little sidenote - Originally, I thought to update my blog once every two weeks and that it would be a good idea, but I just really wanted to update you guys with my exciting first week! 
I was reading my fellow GSoC student's introductory blog post when I realized that the introductory blog post is also meant to introduce a person, something I completely forgot in my first post.
Yes, that's right, I forgot to introduce myself - in my introductory blog post. You read that right - but I hope that you didn't find it rude, I was just really excited to be a part of ScummVM for this summer, and somehow forgot what I was supposed to write! Let's do it right this time before we move on to my first week's experience!

Introduction Hiya! I am Aryan Rawlani, a Computer Science student in Ahmedabad, India. I am 19 years o…

I got accepted into GSoC!

Hello World GSoC!A start of a wonderful journey, and I'm a part of it! I'm pleased to announce that my proposal has been accepted to GSoC 2020! 
From coding "Hello World", to making small projects, to being a part of ScummVM's GSoC student is fascinating. You know, honestly speaking, I didn't think I would make it. I started my GSoC proposal late, around 19th March. I sent in the first mail to my potential mentor then - and crafting a great proposal usually takes many days. Regardless of the proximity to the deadline, I worked as hard as I could to make a decent proposal, and on 4th May - that hard-work reflected an essential part of my life!
This is my first ever professional experience, and things look a little scary but I have fantastic mentors. Eugene "sev" Sandulenko - the current project lead of ScummVM & John "DJWillis" Willis - team member of ScummVM since 2006. In fact, they're so qualified that it's almost overwhelming! …