[Owasp-appsensor-project] [SPAM] Re: [Owasp-appsensor-dev] mentoring for appsensor - GSoC

John Melton jtmelton at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 17:35:48 UTC 2016


Great - thanks Juan!

On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 1:30 PM, Juan C Calderon <
juan.calderon at borealixsec.com> wrote:

> count me in John
>
>
> On 4/5/2016 12:21 PM, John Melton wrote:
>
> All,
>
> Just want to make sure that I'm clear that we can only accept projects
> where we have at least 2 mentors. As of now, we can only accept 1 project
> (thanks to Giri's generous offer to help). If you're willing to help out,
> please let me know.
>
> Thanks,
> John
>
> On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 10:43 AM, John Melton <jtmelton at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Great - thank you Giri.
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 9:58 AM, Girivaraprasad Nambari <
>> <girinambari at gmail.com>girinambari at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks for the quick reply John! If my profile fits, I would be happy to
>>> mentor one student.
>>>
>>> Have a great day!
>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>> Giri
>>>
>>> On Sun, Apr 3, 2016 at 11:24 PM, John Melton < <jtmelton at gmail.com>
>>> jtmelton at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Giri,
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for the questions - responses inline.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> John
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Apr 3, 2016 at 11:15 PM, Girivaraprasad Nambari <
>>>> <girinambari at gmail.com>girinambari at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi John,
>>>>>
>>>>> I got few questions, could you please clarify?
>>>>>
>>>>> 1) What sort of mentoring? I mean code walk through (or) application
>>>>> feature mentoring (or) specific to what student working-on?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> For mentors, coding ability would be good, yes. Familiarity with the
>>>> appsensor codebase is not necessary. The mentoring will be helping the
>>>> student work through issues mainly. It's usually helping them work through
>>>> roadblocks, and that is a similar process no matter what the project is.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> 2) Criteria for mentor selection?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I think the main criteria are 1) have the time and a willingness to
>>>> help, and 2) capable developer (java would be best)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> 3) What sort of expectations mentor should have (apart from time per
>>>>> week)?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The main requirements I generally recommend are:
>>>> - 2 meetings per week (30 minutes each) to keep the student on track
>>>> - respond to emails within 24 hours
>>>> - help perform the midterm and final review
>>>> - help research a little when needed
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you,
>>>>> Giri
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sun, Apr 3, 2016 at 12:06 AM, John Melton < <jtmelton at gmail.com>
>>>>> jtmelton at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> All,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> OWASP is participating in GSoC again this year, which is great news!
>>>>>> We (appsensor) have submitted to be a part of the program, but that means *we
>>>>>> need mentors*. I'm not sure yet whether or not we will be selected,
>>>>>> but I wanted to get an idea of who would be willing to help me mentor
>>>>>> students on these projects.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> In general, the time commitment is around a couple of hours per week
>>>>>> for the summer (~12 weeks). It's pretty flexible on availability. I
>>>>>> generally try to respond to emails within 24 hours and do skype/hangouts
>>>>>> for more immediate questions. With proper planning and good students, this
>>>>>> works pretty well.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> If you think you could contribute in this way, please let me know.
>>>>>> The number of mentors we get will determine the number of projects we can
>>>>>> take on.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> John
>>>>>>
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