MentorSoumya Chopra (Soumya0803)
Project Website
Project Repository
Suitable for Beginners?yes
TagsPython Django React SQL Git Documentation
Applications (1st Choice)11 (11 submitted | 0 in-progress)
Applications (2nd Choice)15 (13 submitted | 2 in-progress)
Code of Conduct
LicenseMIT license (MIT)

Project Description

The main idea behind the projects is to develop a website to help get started with contributing to open source and which Open Source Project to contribute in. The project is in the initial phase and will be suitable for contribution from both beginners as well as those who have some experience. The website will be developed using with the help of GitHub API. It will consist of a getting started with open source guide to learn all the basics required from how to make pull requests to solving merge conflicts to cherry picking etc. interactively. It will help you find projects or projects of a specific organisation on the basis of the your searched skill set or searched language i.e. it will help you find the project that is the best feed according to your needs.

This website aims at providing details about the various open source projects as well as the following:
- Interactive Guide to contributing to open source
- Filter out the most popular projects according to your search on the basis of language or organisation
- Subscribe to your favourite projects and get notified about latest issues and pull requests
- Contribution difficulty level of project
- Pull request acceptance rate of the project
- Version Control System the project is build upon
- Communication channels related to the project such as gitter, slack
- User base of the project

The following people will also be available for guiding students during the duration of the program:
* Alok Kumar Sharma

Project's Requirements

Basic knowledge of Python, SQL, Django, React, Git

Tasks And Features

  • Project Design and UI/UX design
  • Database design and management
  • Documentation
  • Addition of new features in the website
  • Validate New Users and subsribers
  • Content creation for website

If you are thinking of applying to this project for RGSoC 2020 and have any questions, feel free to contact the project mentor by leaving a comment below or using the following channel:
* Gitter:


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Soumya0803, Sunday, March 29, 15:41 UTC

You can join us on gitter and follow up there to help get started We all have been discussing queries over there and you can also put up any questions that you have.

Pakhi2001, Sunday, March 29, 15:25 UTC

I would like to contribute in this project. willing to learn anything that can help to contibute in this project.Please help me to get started.

Isha Gupta, Friday, March 20, 15:49 UTC

Hey! I am Isha Gupta, and my teammate Nandini, we are team Blue Unicorns and are excited to work on this project and we have some great designs and ideas we would like to implement. We are comfortable with frameworks like Django, Ruby on Rails, NodeJS, MySQL apart from HTML, CSS, JavaScript. We will be starting with the proposal soon and will keep you posted @Soumya0803

tea-n-biccies RGSoC, Friday, March 20, 13:40 UTC

Dear RGSoC applicants - we have added a new FAQ page to the website. Please check this out before asking mentors your questions, as we may already have an answer for you :)

Further details of how to apply to RGSoC (by 23:00 UTC on 30 March 2020) can be found at

Eva Nanyonga, Thursday, March 19, 03:47 UTC

Hello, I am Eva and my team-mate is Lyne from team Apollo11. We are excited to be participating in RGSoC and both have experience in web development with the Flask Python framework. We have however been gunning for project experience with the Django framework in our bid to spread our wings into being diverse developers. We have read the project requirements and believe that our expertise in git will come in handy with this project. We would very much like to contribute to your project and are excited to journey with you. Please let us know how we can get started.

Ishneet kaur, Wednesday, March 18, 06:06 UTC

Hi, all! I am Ishneet Kaur, a student pursuing B.Tech in IT. My teammate and I would like to contribute to this project. Can u please help us with project how to start working on it.

Soumya0803, Tuesday, March 17, 13:50 UTC

Hi everyone
You can check the gitter channel for more information and discuss your queries on the channel.

tea-n-biccies RGSoC, Tuesday, March 10, 14:26 UTC

Hi everyone - the RGSoC team here :)
For information on how to apply as a student so you can work on this project with RGSoC, please read the guidance at
Applications are open until 23:00 UTC on 30 March 2020.

Hema2711, Tuesday, March 10, 14:05 UTC

I am Palvadi Hema studying 3rd year. I would like to contribute my work to this project. would you please help me to take next step regarding to start .

Soumya Sharma, Monday, March 9, 19:36 UTC

Okay, thanks! I 'll surely look into it.

tea-n-biccies RGSoC, Monday, March 9, 11:18 UTC

Hi Soumya - you might be interested to read the helpful advice on the RGSoC blog at :)
You can also add strength to your application by writing about your coding experience, involvement in the open source community and what you really like about the project you are applying for.

Soumya Sharma, Sunday, March 8, 07:42 UTC

Hi, all! I am Soumya Sharma, a sophomore student pursuing B.Tech in CSE. My teammate and I would like to contribute to this project. We read As the project is to be built from scratch can anyone please suggest on what basis our application would be selected? Or any suggestions for a successful application?

tea-n-biccies RGSoC, Wednesday, February 19, 10:14 UTC

Hi Megha - the guidance at explains how to apply as a student so you can work on projects with RGSoC :)

Megha Varshney, Sunday, February 16, 12:47 UTC

I would like to contribute to this project. Please help me get started.