Outreachy is the successor of the Outreach Program for Women (OPW). OPW was inspired by Google Summer of Code and by how few women applied for it.
The program was renamed to Outreachy with the goal of expanding to
engage people from various underrepresented groups and was moved to
Software Freedom Conservancy as its organizational home.
For this period (December 2015 - March 2016) Maps has two Outreachy interns!
Amisha Singla will be working on adding the possibility of printing the route in Maps. Working towards the preliminary mockups done by Andreas Nilsson
Planet GNOME but to see her earlier blog post please se the direct link here.
Hashem Nasarat will be working on bringing support for KML/KMZ to Maps.
as well as formalizing the UX and UI for dealing with custom layers.
He is currently working on realizing these mockups:
His blog is also on Planet GNOME and the direct link is here.
Both interns are doing awesome work and we are very very lucky to have them! Maps needs them and also you! For doing design, code evaluation of infrastructure and work flow!