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GSoC 2024


OpenELIS Global is hoping to be a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2024 for the first Time. We're extremely excited about the projects and mentorship opportunities available this year. Coding for OpenELIS Global is a great way to practice your coding skills and, at the same time help making a positive impact on the world through empowering labs with the best tools and support to deliver quality health care to clients.

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Page Outline
1 GSoC 2024 Program Administrators
2 Selected Projects for GSoC 2024
3 Program Timeline
4 Guidelines

GSoC 2024 Program Administrators

  1. Mutesasira Moses
  2. Casey Iiams-Hauser
  3. Herbert Yiga
  4. Brynn McKinney

Selected Projects for GSoC 2024

Project Name Project Size Project Description Expected Out Come Required Skills Selected Contributor Mentors
Enhanced Search Functionality for OpenELIS 350 hours This project aims to enhance the search capabilities within the OpenELIS system, providing users with a more effiecient way for retrieving vital information efficiently . We would need to Integrate a Search Engine library For indexing key coulmns and providing a faster way to Search Results Enhanced and Efficient Search Functionality Java , Spring Rahul Pamnani Mutesasira Moses
Improve E2E Tests Coverage 350 hours The Current E2E tests have a very low test coverage and are not very stable. This project is dedicated to improve the End-to-End (E2E) testing coverage for the New React front end and ensuring robust validation of the entire application workflow . E2E tests play a critical role in verifying the seamless interaction between various components, ensuring that the application functions as expected from the user's perspective Atleast 70% Test Coverage for the new UI react , cypress Manish Rabindra Kumar Jha Namanya Abert
Rewite Admin Page components from JSP to React 350 hours Most of the current Admin page Functionalities are still on the old JSP UI. This project aims at re-writing key admin components from JSP to React including User management , Organization Management and Provider Management Admin Functionalities migrated to the new React UI react , TypescripT, java , Spring , REST Aditya Deshlahre Gita Cliff
Add Support for User UI Notifications 350 hours This projects aims at adding support for User Notifications in the new Front End ie when critical Orders and Results are made. This will require creating a generic Notification framework that can support adding any kind of System Notifications whenever needed A Generic Notification Framework for Displaying user Notifications react , Typescript, java , Spring , REST Vivek Rama Krishna Kona Casey Iiams-Hauser
Integrating OpenElis with a FHIR-based Open Client Registry 350 hours This integration aims to connect OpenELIS, a laboratory information system, with a FHIR-Based Open Client Registry which will allow users to search for patients within their local OpenELIS system, If the patient isn't found locally, search the client registry Intgrating a FHIR based Client Registry with in OpenELIS react , Typescript, java , Spring , REST Muhereza Herman Reagn Makoba

Program Timeline

Date Status Activity
20/Nov/2023 GSoC 2024 Anounced
22/Jan/2024 Mentoring organizations can begin submitting applications to Google
06/Feb/2024 Mentoring organization application deadline
21/Feb/20204 List of accepted mentoring organizations announced
22/Feb/20204 Potential GSoC contributors discuss application ideas with mentoring organizations
18/Mar/2024 GSoC contributor application period begins
02/Apr/2024 GSoC contributor application deadline
24/April/2024 GSoC contributor proposal rankings due from Org Admins
29/Apr/2024 Slot Allocation Deadline
30/Apr/2024 Projects Announced to Orgs
01/May/2024 Accepted GSoC contributor projects announced
01/May/2024 Community Bonding Period. Students get to know mentors, read documentation, prepare for work on their projects
27/May/2024 Coding officially begins
08/Jul/2024 Mentors and GSoC contributors can begin submitting midterm evaluations
12/July/2024 Midterm evaluation deadline (standard coding period)
12/July/2024 Work Period. GSoC contributors work on their project with guidance from Mentors
19/Aug/2024 Final week. GSoC contributors submit their final work product and their final mentor evaluation (coding period)
26/Aug/2024 Mentors submit final GSoC contributor evaluations (standard coding period) for medium size project.
03/Sept/2024 Initial results of Google Summer of Code 2023 announced
03/Sep/2024 GSoC contributors with extended timelines continue coding
04/Nov/2024 Final date for all GSoC contributors to submit their final work product and final evaluation
11/Nov/2024 Final date for mentors to submit evaluations for GSoC contributor projects with extended deadlines

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