Summer of 2021 held quite a few surprises for me. I’d have never imagined working with SunPy as a GSoC student and here I am concluding it with the final report. Before I summarize all the 30+ pull requests I’ve made to Sunkit-Pyvista, I just want to take a moment…

From when I’ve started writing these blog posts, I’ve taken quite a liking to writing these blog posts (except for the one fortnight I missed). OpenAstronomy has helped me improve the way I express myself in a satirical manner. …

“Cosmic Balance” — completely unrelated type of balance to what I go on to talk to talk about in this post. Although, outer space looks all fancy and it goes well with the theme of OpenAstronomy.

From all my previous posts, it is quite evident that I obsess over small and insignificant details, mainly directed towards how my life is going to be in the future and this entire concept of “happiness”. However, the past few months of working with Sunpy has brought about this odd…

Sunkit-Pyvista is doing quite well as of today, this goes without saying due to the fact the the Sunpy developers put in quite a bit of effort into reading all the stuff that I write and they do carefully review them.

That being said, I’ve personally faced no a few…

Finally, the official “coding period” of GSoC finally began a couple of days ago. From where we started of with Sunkit-Pyvista, to where we are today makes me feel a tad bit happy! 😄

Weeks 1 and 2 were initially set out for me to complete adding rotation functionality to…

A couple of months ago, I was introduced to the world of open source by a few peers of mine and despite having the many unanswered questions about why open source software exists, eventually I decided to try my hand at it.

In my previous post I had mentioned how…

Why open-source?

To be extremely honest, I had never really understood open-source software. I always worked for myself and from being in this extremely competitive world, I had this notion in my head that whatever I do should be safe-guarded from anyone else who would claim my work as their own.

I…

Jeffrey Paul

An aspiring Software Engineer with a new found interest for open source contribution.

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