This is Hammad, Undergraduate Computer Engineering Student From India. I
was going through the project ideas on this year's Ideas page. This Idea,
Fedora College appeared quite interesting to me. I approached the mentor
asking for direct guidance on the Idea. Mentor, Mr. Eduardo, being a
working professional was quite helpful on the matter and guided me with
patience. He added me to the Github repository & also gave me permissions
to write to the repository. I went through most of the code and was able to
successfully deploy the code on my machine. Also I was able to publish some
But before continuing my work on the project I intent to discuss more about
the project idea and approach that should be taken on the list. The idea on
which I wish to devote my Summer is *: Fedora College. *The main Idea for
the project is to use the concept of virtual classrooms for training of new
fedora contributors. Primarily by relying on video.
The main task for the projects are :
- An API REST for publish and convert the videos (This is the major issue.
we need a free converter for convert any format video in OGV,)
- A backend for manage the uploads, comments, and access level of
- A frontend, We are thinking in something like railscasts.com
. but with a
profile section where you can ask questions to the experienced contributors
about thing on published videos.
Looking for more ideas & your positive feedback on the subject.