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Behind the Scenes With a Google Summer of Code Student

Oct 01, 2009, 12:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lisa Hoover)

"Hilding spent the summer working on the Mifos Initiative, a management information sysytem (MIS) designed and funded by the Grameen Foundation to help microfinance institutions to better serve the world's poor. This was Hilding's first experience with GSOC and now that it's over, he'll return to school at Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan in Sweden.

""I wanted to contribute to an open-source project, seeing how I I've been using very much open source software for many years," says Hilding. "I also felt that I wanted to learn something new this summer, not just writing code like I've done in class."

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