Weekly GSoC Standups for 2020-W34

This is the weekly standup for Week 34 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.)

Tor Project: Snowflake Proxy on Android

Mentor: @cohosh

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Got the UI ticket merged
  • Acted up on feed back and made another MR on UI ticket

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Network checks
  • Continue work on UI if time permits

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

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Primero: Primero user customization package

Mentor: @ian

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Finished the pa11y server UI
  • Finished the V2 issues
  • Started with the redux documentation

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Finish the Redux documentation

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: NONE

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moja global: Interactive Visualization Tool for GCBM Output

Mentor: @koukas

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Tested tool with new data provided by mentor.
  • Updated CLI to properly handle DEFLATE-compressed files.
  • Couldn’t update usage docs as planned, instead discussed about publishing tool on PyPI

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Create a public Gist that fullfills GSoC’s work product submission guideline (need to provide this in the final evaluation).
  • Publish tool on PyPI.
  • Update docs accordingly.

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None.

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moja global: Develop FLINT JSON User Interface

Mentor: @mfellows

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week: The past week was spent on refactoring code and working on the documentation.

:black_square_button: Week Ahead: The current week will be spent on refactoring minor features in the app and packaging the app for final release.

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

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ODK-X: Migrate Database & Integrate Push Notifications

Mentor: @guptaharsh615

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Completed writing unit tests for Android Application

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Work with mentors to merge pull requests

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

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ODK: New Widget Framework for Collect

Mentor: @seadowg

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Refamed Audio Widget

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Improve reframed widgets structure.
  • Reframe other file widgets similar to the structure of Audio Widget

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

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Tor Project: Cloudflare CAPTCHA Monitoring

Mentor: @Georg @arma

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Implemented the code for generating the data that will feed the new graphs
  • Worked on documenting the code
  • Experimented with D3.js to draw graphs but settled on using the already existing library (Chart.js)
  • Fixed the blurry looking graph issue that was present on Tor Browser on the retina screens

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Adjustments to the backend code and writing the frontend code for the graphs

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

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moja global: FLINT agricultural soils module

Mentor: @jleitch

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week: The past week was spent on documentation and minor optimization and cleaning changes in the code.

:black_square_button: Week Ahead: Documentation and Bug fixes.

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

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Tor Project: Social Sharing on OONI

Mentor: @hellais

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Worked on rendering svgs properly within Next

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Figure out SVG rendering in Next JS

:stop_sign: Current Blockers:

  • Don’t understand why SVGs aren’t rendering properly in Next JS
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PublicLab: Mapknitter Export Module and Spectral Workbench upgrades

Mentor: @jywarren

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Fixed Rubocop offenses
  • Configured and implemented some system tests
  • Fixed bug on Set commenting section

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Implement more system tests
  • Configure GitPod at Exporter Gem Sinatra cli

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: NONE

PS: Thanks everyone at the DIAL and PublicLab community for being patient, comprehensive and not putting pressure on me due to the hard times I experienced these past days. Love you guys, thanks also for the kind and warming messages y’all have sent me. :heart:

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HOT Tasking Manager: Automatized support for Organised Editing Guidelines

Mentor: @felix
:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Deploy project to a test environment in order to check if everything is working as expected
  • Prepare project showcase for showing everything for the HOT tech team

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: None

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Moja global: Refactor Flint Core Code Base

Mentor: @mfrancis
:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • Implementation the alternatives found.

  • Finding or checking for more bottlenecks and fixing them.

  • Updated the Repository, commit.

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • Implementation and Doing changes of above selected approach.

  • Doing all the testing

  • Finish all the issues.

  • If any other improvement can be done or alternative can be added, proceed over that and make the changes.

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: From college end, Side by side campus placements is also there, may require upcoming 2 days.

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Mentor: @jywarren

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week: Worked for the test creation and new release errors of PLE.
:black_square_button: Week Ahead: Try to remove remaing bugs and regressions.
:stop_sign: Current Blockers: Add related module tests.
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Left a comment on that related title module test question! Thanks Nitin!

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Public Lab: Spam Management Dashboard

Mentor: @jywarren

:ballot_box_with_check: Past Week:

  • worked on Documentation of dashboard
  • Completed Insight Section and implemented graphs

:black_square_button: Week Ahead:

  • work on remaining bugs and UI issues
  • Complete system and functional tests

:stop_sign: Current Blockers: NONE

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