[riot-devel] [GSOC] Introduction and Getting Started

Emmanuel Baccelli Emmanuel.Baccelli at inria.fr
Fri Mar 6 11:43:12 CET 2015


Hi James,
Please also look at the mailing list archive concerning GSOC, in particular
at http://lists.riot-os.org/pipermail/devel/2015-March/002113.html
Best,
Emmanuel

On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 9:48 AM, Hauke Petersen <hauke.petersen at fu-berlin.de>
wrote:

>  Hi James,
>
> welcome to RIOT!
>
> Best flesh out your ideas on this mailing list. This is exactly where we
> discuss this kind of ideas and here you will get the best possible
> feedback.
>
> For BLE hardware I would suggest the Nordic SoC (NRF51822). This cpu is
> already supported by RIOT and it allows you to get started with BLE right
> away, without having to port RIOT to some new hardware first. But before
> you actually look into a specific platform, I would highly recommend to
> design and discuss your overall architecture first!
>
> To get started with the code base, I would recommend to look at the Github
> issues labeled as 'Newbie-Task-Candidate' and see if there is something you
> find interesting. Don't hesitate to ask for more information right in the
> Github issue if something is unclear.
>
> Looking forward to hear more about your concrete plans!
>
> Cheers,
> Hauke
>
>
>
>
> On 04.03.2015 20:09, James Hollister wrote:
>
> Hi, my name is James Hollister and I'm interested in applying for Google
> Summer of Code. I'm currently a student at University of California,
> Riverside with an interest in programming for embedded systems.
>
>  I'd like to work on the Support for Bluetooth Low Energy idea, who
> should I talk to in order to flesh out my ideas for getting this done and
> make sure I'm on the right track? Also, what hardware is recommended for
> this? I currently own a STM32F4 Discovery but I do not have any BLE modules
> for it so I'm thinking I should buy an nrf51822 or similar.
>
>  Finally, do you have an issue that you can recommend that would give me
> the best introduction to the code base?
>
>  Thanks,
> James Hollister (IRC: jhollister)
>
>
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