Perl GSoC

Summer of Code Project Ideas

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Google Summer of Code ideas page for Perl and Raku projects


The Perl Foundation participates in Google Summer of Code 2020. This page lists project ideas for Perl, Raku and its related projects.

Project Ideas

How to participate

Each project idea lists the mentors with their contact information at the end.

We encourage you to get in contact with the mentors and the Perl / Raku community as early as possible. Talking with the mentors about the projects you are interested in is the fastest way to get a good understanding of the project. And that is the most important step for a good application and successful project.

If you are a student and have a project idea not listed above, feel free to contact the organization administrators and just ask!

Google offers some very good documentation for Summer of Code. If you haven’t already you should really head over to it. Make sure you don’t miss

Contact the Raku community

In general the Raku community is most active on IRC. Just drop by on the #raku Freenode channel and say Hello!

If you prefer email, head over to the mailing lists. The perl6-users mailing list is the one you probably want to use.

Contact the Perl community

Here’s a list of Perl mailing lists, with this Perl specific list for beginners. Perl has its own IRC hosting site, with this list of channels. #perl-help is the best place for beginners.

Contact the Orgainzation Administrators

  • JJ Merelo ( / GitHub)
  • Makoto Nozaki (
  • Patrick Böker ( / GitHub)

Previous GSoCs


We have a dedicated guide for people interested in mentoring a Perl or Raku project: Perlyglot Mentors Guide.