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A simple robotics framework.

Frequently Asked Questions for GSoD’19/RoboComp applicants

First of all Welcome to Robocomp if you are new here! We are happy to see you are interested in contributing to this project.

This is the RoboComp’s Frequently Asked Questions list for GSoD’19. New questions will be added. Please, take a look before asking.

If you want to participate with on GSoD’19 you first have to read the Tech Writer Guide, specially the Eligibility to participate in Season of Docs section.
If you already meet these minimum requirements we invite you to continue reading this FAQ.

You can see some of the suggested Ideas for GSoD’19 in this link: Robocomp Google Season of Docs Ideas 2019

If you have any question we suggest to ask first in the community channel for GSoD on Gitter:

I am interested in participating in RoboComp as a GSoD’19 Tech Writter. What should I do?

We encourage you to install follow the RoboComp tutorials and familiarise with the framework. This will help you understand how to create and use components. It will also help you get an overall idea of how the framework works.
There is also a RoboComp installation FAQ.

I want to apply to GSoD’19/RoboComp. Which are the deadlines?

The following is a list of the deadlines that are relevant to participate in GSoD. However, the ultimate source of information in terms of deadlines will always be the Google Season of Docs website:

  • April 30 - May 28, 2019: Technical writer exploration
  • June 28, 2019 at 18:00 UTC: Deadline for technical writer applications.
  • July 30, 2019 at 18:00 UTC: Google announces the accepted technical writer projects.

I have followed all the RoboComp tutorials. What should I do next?

If you have followed all the tutorials, it is time to get in contact with the mentors.
You can find the mentors contact information for GSoD’19 at the end of the Ideas page.