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Re: [ide4edu-dev] GSoC

Hello, dear Wayne.
I am sorry for bothering you.
But the GSoC proposals apply period has been opened. I am still
waiting for a letter from you, about what you think of my ideas about
Eclipse IDE for Education.

Sveta.

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 3:43 AM, Wayne Beaton <wayne@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I've been very busy with the EclipseCon conference this week and haven't had
> enough time to grok what you've written here. I will write a thoughtful
> response early next week :-)
>
> Wayne
>
> On 03/21/2011 03:06 PM, Sveta Nesterenko wrote:
>
> Hi Wayne.
>
> Thank you for your answer.
>
> As for my ideas about Eclipse IDE for Education:
>
>    1.
>
>    Implementing functionality that would be some kind of virtual teacher.
>
>    Beginners in Java programming at their first months of studing Java
>    language often forget about programming style. Also beginners inclined to
>    do many absurd mistakes. So, virtual techer could help to format code,
>    explain mistakes and errors, help to avoid bugs, giving extended tips and
>    lessons.
>
>    For example. Student tries to call a non-static method inside a static
>    method, but it doesn't work and student doesn't understand why, because
>    he/she is a begginer and has not yet had time to learn it. A virtual
> teacher
>    could give to a student a quite full explanation about static methods:
> what
>    is a static method and how to use it. Such tips can help students to
> learn
>    language quicklier. If student writes code not properly, for example
>    method's name starts with a capital letter, he/she would get a reminder,
>    that such naming is not good . Such style checking can form a habit to
>    write a maintainable and error-free code from their first days of study.
>    2.
>
>    Visualization of JVM working. It would introduce JVM's work results
> in anintuitive and
>    clear form: compiled byte code, stack, heap, references between
> objects, states
>    of virtual machine and so on.
>
>
> I am looking for new experience and I also would be glad to implement any
> other ideas.
>
> Svetlana Nesterenko
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 7:56 AM, Wayne Beaton <wayne@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>  Hi Svetlana. There is help on the project's wiki page [1]. I'll be honest
> with you: this project has stalled due to lack of involvement. I am
> interested in reviving it.
>
> However, due to the lack of recent work, we may be a little out of date;
> our bug list may not be entirely up-to-date. There are lots of opportunities
> in this project, so I invite you to be creative and see what you think you
> can bring to the project.
>
> HTH,
>
> Wayne
>
> [1] http://wiki.eclipse.org/Eclipse_IDE_for_Education
>
>
> On 03/20/2011 03:59 PM, Sveta Nesterenko wrote:
>
> Hello.
> My name is Svetlana Nesterenko. Currently I am studying to obtain master
> degree in Chernihiv State Technological University (Ukraine). I would like
> to participate in Google Summer Of Code in Eclipse IDE for Education .
> I have become familiar with writing RCP applications, downloaded source
> code and looked over it.
> What should I do to participate in this project?
> I am sorry for writing in mailing list, I didn't find another email to
> write.
>
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