Symmetry Autumn of Code 2020 Projects and Participants

The verdict is in! Five programmers will be participating in the 2020 edition of the Symmetry Autumn of Code. Over the next three weeks, they will be working with their mentors to take the goals they outlined in their applications and turn them into concrete tasks across four milestones. Then, on September 15th, the first… Continue reading Symmetry Autumn of Code 2020 Projects and Participants

DConf Online 2020: Call For Submissions

DConf Online 2020 is happening November 21 & 22, 2020 in your local web browser! We are currently taking submissions for pre-recorded talks, livstreamed panels, and livecoding events. See the DConf Online 2020 web site for details on how you can participate. Read on here for more info on how it came together and what we hope to achieve, as well as for a reminder about the 2020 edition of the Symmetry Autumn of Code (the SAOC 2020 registration deadline is just over three weeks away!).

SAOC 2020 and Other News

Symmetry Autumn of Code 2020 The 3rd annual Symmetry Autumn of Code (SAoC) is on! From now until August 16th, we’re accepting applications from motivated coders interested in getting paid to improve the D ecosystem. The SAoC committee will review all submissions and, based on the quality of the applications received, select a number of… Continue reading SAOC 2020 and Other News

DConf 2020: Submission Deadline, Early-Bird Registration, and Invited Keynote

In early January, I announced that Symmetry Investments is bringing DConf back to London for our 2020 edition. At the same time, I said we’d start taking submissions from anyone who wanted to send them in. In the interim, we’ve fixed our deadlines and prepared to start accepting reservations. There was only one thing remaining… Continue reading DConf 2020: Submission Deadline, Early-Bird Registration, and Invited Keynote

Symmetry Autumn of Code Experience Report: Porting a fork-based GC

The 2018 edition of the Symmetry Autumn of Code was a wonderful opportunity for me and two other students to dive into an interesting programming challenge and contribute to the D community. I am going to describe the process that led to my participation in SAOC and what this four months of work meant to… Continue reading Symmetry Autumn of Code Experience Report: Porting a fork-based GC

Get Ready for Symmetry Autumn of Code 2019

Last year, Symmetry Investments sponsored three programmers to work on projects in the D community. Two completed successfully. Francesco GallĂ  worked on adding support for HTTP/2 to vibe.d and got the grand prize of a bonus payment and a free trip to DConf 2019, where he gave a talk about the experience and his project.… Continue reading Get Ready for Symmetry Autumn of Code 2019