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Re: [Gnucap-devel] [GSoC] Interfacing with Octave

From: Tejas Nikumbh
Subject: Re: [Gnucap-devel] [GSoC] Interfacing with Octave
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2014 04:05:26 +0530

Also, I'd like to know at what time the GSoC mentors could be available for
a brief chat on IRC..[please specify the time in IRC]. And if I'm not
mistaken, the channel is #gnucap at freenode right?


On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 2:56 AM, Tejas Nikumbh <address@hidden>wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 12:55 AM, al davis <address@hidden> wrote:
>> The suggested project is to use octave to build a user-friendly
>> extendable flexible graphic display for gnucap.  If you want to
>> do this you should first be intimately familiar with octave in
>> this kind of application.  You should be able to show us
>> examples of how you have done this.  Otherwise, you could spend
>> the whole summer learning the basics of octave, which is not
>> what we want.  I see this as mostly programming in octave, very
>> little C++.
> Thanks for the response. I have a good experience of octave as well. I
> took a Machine Learning class, assignments of which, I had to entirely do
> in Octave.
> Could you specify a little task for me which would help you as well as me
> to guage my preparedness for the Octave Interfacing project?
> If you want to program in C++, you might be better off with the
>> other approach, writing a new graphic display program or graphic
>> display plugin.  You need to learn GTK, but I think that should
>> be easier than learning advanced octave if you don't already
>> know it.
> Are there any projects with GNUCap which involve learning GTK? I'd be more
> than happy to learn something new and contribute towards GNUCap via a GTK
> based project as well.
> Also, could you provide me some pointers to learning GTK, assuming that I
> am good at C++? I would go through the resources and later ask you for a
> little task that could help you as well as me guage my preparedness for
> this kind of project.
> Thanks,
> --
> Tejas Nikumbh,
> Fourth Year Undergraduate,
> Electrical Engineering Department,
> IIT Bombay.

Tejas Nikumbh,
Fourth Year Undergraduate,
Electrical Engineering Department,
IIT Bombay.

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