Task ideas for Google Code-in

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This is the task ideas page for Google Code-in, here you can find ideas on interesting tasks that will improve your knowledge of Apertium and help you get into the world of open-source development.

The people column lists people who you should get in contact with to request further information. All tasks are 2 hours maximum estimated amount of time that would be spent on the task by an experienced developer, however:

  1. this is the time expected to take by an experienced developer, you may find that you spend more time on the task because of the learning curve.


  • code: Tasks related to writing or refactoring code
  • documentation: Tasks related to creating/editing documents and helping others learn more
  • research: Tasks related to community management, outreach/marketting, or studying problems and recommending solutions
  • quality: Tasks related to testing and ensuring code is of high quality.
  • design: Tasks related to user experience research or user interface design and interaction

Clarification of "multiple task" types

  • multi = number of students who can do a given task (GCI's "max instances")
  • dup = number of times a student can do the same task

You can find descriptions of some of the mentors here.

Task ideas

The current task ideas here are for 2019. See Talk:Task ideas for Google Code-in for task ideas from previous years.


These are languages that can be substituted for AAA and/or BBB for tasks each mentor is listed to mentor above.

If you do not see your language here, ask. We may be able to mentor or find you a mentor.

Mentor Languages
ftyers eng, spa, cat, fra, nor, rus, por, swe, tur, gag, aze
JNW eng, spa, fra, rus, tur, gag, aze, kaz, kir, kaa, tat, bak, kum, nog, kaa, uzb, uig, crh, khk, yid
anakuz grn, spa, por, rus
fotonzade eng, tur, aze, uig, tat, crh, kmr, ckb, fas
xavivars cat, spa, eng, fra
Unhammer nno, nob, swe, dan, fao, sme, ovd
shardulc eng, fra, mar, hin, urd, kan
m-alpha eng, fra, byv
popcorndude eng, spa, cym, heb
sevilay eng, ara, tur, kaz, aze, tat, gag, uig, uzb, crh, kum
eirien sah, rus, eng
khannatanmai eng, hin
flammie fin, krl, olo, hun, nio, kpv, mdf, tlh, fra, swe, eng, est, ekk, vro
dolphingarlic afr, deu, eng
wei2912 eng, zho
marcriera cat, spa, eng, ron
padth4i eng, mal, hin
Oguz eng, tur, uig, aze, crh
mlforcada eng, cat, eus, fra, por, glg, spa, gle, bre
ayushjain eng, hin
jjjppp eng, lat


Last updated by Firespeaker (talk) 07:30, 28 October 2019 (CET).

Category Count
code 16
documentation 4
research 11
quality 8
design 2
Total 33