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Recent and ongoing improvements include a GUI and just-in-time compilation capabilities, both of which started as GSoC projects.
 
Recent and ongoing improvements include a GUI and just-in-time compilation capabilities, both of which started as GSoC projects.
 
=== Tags ===
 
 
c++, mathematics, math, numerical, matlab, mercurial, scientific, computing
 
  
 
=== Organization home page url ===
 
=== Organization home page url ===
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=== What is the main IRC channel for your organization? ===
 
=== What is the main IRC channel for your organization? ===
  
irc://irc.freenode.net/octave
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<tt>#octave</tt> in Freenode
  
 
=== How many potential mentors do you have for this year's program? What criteria did you use to select them? ===
 
=== How many potential mentors do you have for this year's program? What criteria did you use to select them? ===
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We will constantly merge their code into our codebase, and GNU Octave is a
 
We will constantly merge their code into our codebase, and GNU Octave is a
 
project with many test users that give constant feedback on new features and bug
 
project with many test users that give constant feedback on new features and bug
reports. As participants in the mailing lists and bug tracker, students get the feeling of doing
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reports. We will forward these to the students so they get the feeling of doing
 
something that is being used by others, and that is useful to the community from
 
something that is being used by others, and that is useful to the community from
 
the very start.
 
the very start.
  
In addition, many GSoC students will likely use Octave during their academic
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In addition, students are likely required to use Octave during their academic
year and in during their professional careers. As such, they are prone to
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year and even during their professional careers. As such, they are prone to
 
stay involved with its development, even if at a lower lever than during the
 
stay involved with its development, even if at a lower lever than during the
 
summer.
 
summer.
  
Finally, we organize a developers' summit during the summer and have in previous
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Finally, we organize a developers summit during the summer and have in previous
years provided help for GSoC students to attend. This strengthens the
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years provided to help GSoC students attend. This strengthens the
 
relationships between community members and the new students. While only one of
 
relationships between community members and the new students. While only one of
 
the previous GSoC students is currently a core developer, several continued with
 
the previous GSoC students is currently a core developer, several continued with
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No.
 
No.
 
[[Category:Summer of Code]]
 
[[Category:2014]]
 

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