Weekly GSoC Standups for 2020-W30

This is the weekly standup for Week 30 of 2020. Each Monday, all of our @gsoc-students across all our sub-orgs should reply to this topic by copying and pasting the template below. This topic will remain open for replies through the end of Monday, so please remember to update each Monday in your local time zone. Thank you!


{Your Sub-Org: Your Project Name}

Mentor: (Please @-mention your project’s primary mentor here.)

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week: (Briefly describe your efforts from the past week. You may also link to your weekly update description from last Friday.)

:black_square_button: Week Ahead: (Briefly describe your plans for the week ahead.)

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: (Do you have any issues blocking your progress on these or other items? if so, describe.)

PublicLab: Mapknitter Export Module and Spectral Workbench upgrades

Mentor: @jywarren

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Finished Rails 5 PR with ~80% test coverage
  • Removed deprecated JS lib manager Bower and included Yarn

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Fix eventual Rails 5 upgrade errors
  • Fix eventual Yarn upgrade errors
  • Work on more modularization at Mapknitter Exporter Sinatra

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None for now, I’m waiting on the sysadmin to fix a potential Nginx bug, so I can test Rails 5 on production, since I do not have access to it. This can become a blocker if he takes too long to fix it.

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Primero: Primero user customization package

Mentor: @ian

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Started working on Android accessibility issues

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Work on Android Issues
  • pa11y server

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: NONE

Tor Project: Snowflake Proxy on Android

Mentor: @cohosh

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Made designs for Snowflake mobile
  • Showing users stat about how many clients they served in the past 24

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Work on ticket #11

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: NONE

moja global: Interactive Visualization Tool for GCBM Output

Mentor: @koukas

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Added palette support.
  • Added color-bar component.
  • Bug fixes and minor improvements.

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Add new feature for automatically cycling through years.
  • Evaluate error handling and architecture and then refactor code.
  • Evaluate progress and then update project plan.

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None.

moja global: Develop FLINT JSON User Interface

Mentor: @mfellows

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week: The past week was spent on creating a prototype version of the form-like JSON editor for variants like localdomain.json and variables.json.

:black_square_button: Week Ahead: The upcoming week will be spent on

  • integrating the prototype to the main project
  • implementing the other file variants.

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

ODK-X: Migrate Database & Integrate Push Notifications

Mentor: @guptaharsh615

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Made PR for uploading Notify documentation on official ODK-X documentation site

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Make changes in code as suggested by mentors
  • Start writing test cases for program

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None


HOT Tasking Manager: Automatized support for Organised Editing Guidelines

Mentor: @felix
:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Finish integrating git report in the HOT organisation repository
  • Update communication between OEG reporter and Tasking Manager to async

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

ODK: New Widget Framework for Collect

Mentor: @seadowg

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Finished working on Range Picker Widgets

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Start reworking Date and Time Widgets
  • Start reworking Video and Audio Widgets

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

moja global: FLINT agricultural soils module

Mentor: @jleitch

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Developed a point example for the nitrogen emissions from pasture, range and paddock.
  • Started developing the module for emissions from manure management.

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Spatial example for crop residue module.
  • Complete the point example of the manure management module.

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: No

Tor Project: Cloudflare CAPTCHA Monitoring

Mentor: @Georg @arma

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Migrated to a 2-CPU VPS and got 500% performance increase
  • Migrated the SQLite database to a PostgreSQL database to benefit from multi-core CPU performance
  • Finished the “Relay Search” section
  • Made a few cosmetic changes to the dashboard
  • Moved back to using Docker since the application is mature enough and relies on other tools like PostgreSQL
  • Added more URLs for testing

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Adding Brave Browser’s Tor Tabs as a new fetcher
  • Working on producing more meaningful graphs
  • More cosmetic updates to the dashboard

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

Moja global: Refactor Flint Core Code Base

Mentor: @mfrancis
:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Fridays Blog.

  • Learned/Researched the concepts that can be used as an alternative.

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Researching more for alternatives that can be used and testing all and choosing the best outcome.

  • Streamlining the code.

  • Improvement In Boast Library by using fmtilb/fmt.

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

Public Lab: Spam Management Dashboard

Mentor: @jywarren

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Finished User moderation Page and integrated it with the dashboard.
  • Completed Flag nodes and comments page and completed its unit and system tests.
  • Improved UI and added bulk moderation in user moderation.

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Work on Queue and its tests.
  • Tests for user moderation and for overall dashboard.
  • Global search feature and filters for better moderation.

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: NONE

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PublicLab: Editor repair and Fortification

Mentor: @jywarren
:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week: I worked on Updating Bootstrap from version 3 to version 4
:black_square_button: Week Ahead: Design optimization for Bottom bar in Mobile view #491
:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

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Mentor: @jywarren

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week: Wroked on Related module and main image popup css.

:black_square_button: Week Ahead: Work on writing the test for related module and remove file button.

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: none

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