Open Source Events especially where students and enthusiasts gather together and work for some real world events excites me a lot. We celebrated two days Mozilla Global Sprint 2017 by working on such real world issues in . It was of course fun to work together with open source enthusiasts and great thinkers. We permitted 30 students for the event. The event venue and catering was offered by Real Time Solutions Pvt. Ltd, company based on Nepal. The event was co-sponsored by Roshan Labs

The first day of the event on June 2 started with a basic discussion and networking followed by Keynote from one of the active volunteer of Mozilla Community. He gave the presentation on Introduction and History of Mozilla Nepal, how and why it started along with keynote session.

mozilla global sprint speaker mozilla global sprint keynote

After Keynote and the break time, project leaders from all these projects gave small presentation describing the projects briefly to the participants. The session was full of interactions and the participants were very much excited to work on these projects. Now it was time to divide the team to work on different projects. Teams were divided according to the interest of individual in the projects. The day was wrapped up with more discussions on the topics.

mozilla global sprint participants

There were altogether five open source projects registered for the event. Name and the link of all the projects are as below:

  1. Open Pics
    Links:
    https://www.mozillapulse.org/entry/287

    https://github.com/lohanitech/openpics
  2. Aerogami
    Links:
    https://medium.com/read-write-participate/aerogami-2697282e3c73
    https://github.com/kshitizkhanal7/Aerogami
  3. Nepal History Timeline
    Links:
    https://github.com/lohanitech/nepal_history_timeline
  4. AskNepal
    Links:
    https://github.com/Code4Nepal/asknepal-theme
  5. Job Talk
    Links:

The second day was full of excitements. Participants were very much excited to get their hands dirty. The day started with some works on the projects followed by a session on “Mozilla On Campus”  by Roshan Gautam (me), Regional Coordinator at Mozilla Campus Clubs in between. He gave a presentation on Introduction to Mozilla Campus Clubs and the benefits of club.

mozilla global sprint campus clubs

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After break, participants continued working on the projects. Some contributed by writing codes whereas some did by collecting data and information required for the project. At last, team leaders gave an insights about the work they did. There were about 7 pull requests made by the participants in different projects.

mozilla global clubs project demo

Finally, the event was concluded with the speech of community leader Mr. Avasz Mulmi and of course with some group photos and selfies.

mozilla global sprint selfie

The team lead by Amit Shrestha did an amazing job making the event a huge success. KUDOS to the Team.

Team:
Amit Shrestha
Abartan Dhakal
Ankit Thapa
Damodar Lohani
Rabi Raj Khadka

P.S – The blog will be updated with more stats and data.

 

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