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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! But, I'm excited to communicate with both of them throughout this summer, and having such experienced people mentoring me for my first professional experience is great!

The journey until now was hard, and I'd be lying if I said things got a little easier from here on. But this is the best part I guess - this is where things should start clicking and you start learning real-world skills.

I've seen many people writing about their experience with GSoC Proposals and "Cracking the GSoC Proposal". I plan on doing that too - but that's a story for another day!

If you're interested first-hand in seeing what my project is about: GSoC @ ScummVM.

I'll see you next time, with some juicy technical details and how I faced my first few issues! 



Thanks for reading!


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