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Linux.com: CodeYard is a Playground for Students of Open Source

Sep 14, 2006, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

"Thanks to a handful of college professors, Dutch high school students interested in open source software development now have a community specifically designed to foster participation, learning, and useful code.

"Bart Jacobs, a professor of security at the University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands, founded the CodeYard project as a way to get Dutch high school students more involved in open source, and to 'entice them to study computer science as well,' says Adriaan de Groot, one of the project leads who is also on staff at Nijmegen and is a KDE developer in his spare time..."

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