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Weekly Blog Post | Gsoc'2020 | #6

ShashankJarial
Published: 07/07/2020

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Greeting, People of the world!

Our first evaluation took place last week and guess what? I passed it!!! Well, I am pretty excited and happy about it. wink

 

1. What did you do this week?

I built the modal for colour customization for a single icon and did little edits here and there. Now it works perfectly. 

 

2. What is coming up next?

This week, I will be implementing logic for icon rotation in icons picker API and also added buttons for rotation on the icons editing Modal.

 

3. Did you get stuck anywhere?

Yes, a little when a few icons were not getting customized. Well, it was because of their SVG file having a style tag. This issue was resolved with the help of my mentors. 

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Weekly Check-In | Gsoc'2020 | #5

ShashankJarial
Published: 06/29/2020

Greetings, People of the world!

Fourth week of GSOC was slightly different than what I wanted it to be like. My struggle with a stable internet connection and area lockdown due to COVID19 precautionary measures were just too overwhelming , Though its been a while with this struggle but things were at a peak this week and I couldnt make a PR until saturday when things calmed a little. And that was a slight relief.

1. What did you do this week?

This week I added colour customization and SVG download after customisation feature in the Icons picker API. Along with this I got all the use cases reviewed so I can start working on the features on a better planned manner. I wanted to added more features but things around weren't going as planned.

 

2. What is coming up next?

This week I will first complete the Front end for the previously added customisation feature in icons picker API and then work on adding flip and rotate on the APi and build the Front end for the same simultaneously.

 

3. Did you get stuck anywhere?

Yes I did but, I  got stuck with things around me rather than getting stuck with anything related to GSOC. Though I will try to give my best, now that I feel I really need to push my limits and not let anything affect my GSOC journey.

 

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Weekly Blog Post | Gsoc'2020 | #4

ShashankJarial
Published: 06/22/2020

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Greetings, People of the world!

  

1. What did you do this week?

This week I worked on adding download feature on the EOS icons Landing. This download feature enables the user to download a single icon in SVG or PNG format for regular icons and SVG format for animated icons. 

 

2. What is coming up next?

I have planned to give different user flows to the mentors, so we finalise a few features, and then I will work on building their logic on the icon picker API.

 

3. Did you get stuck anywhere?

Yes, I did, When my code for downloading of the icons was merged in the icon picker API, some application error kept on popping up on the live website. I was able to resolve this issue after checking the logs from Heroku and realising that a folder that I was using to get the icons downloaded didn't exist there. So things eventually worked out. 

 

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Weekly Check-in | GSoC'20 | #3

ShashankJarial
Published: 06/15/2020

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Greetings, People of the world!

The second week of the coding period ended this Sunday. 

 

1. What did you do this week?

This week, my UI got a positive response, and I was given a green signal to get started with working on it. I discussed with one of my mentors, and we planned that I should also start working on the main customisation part of the project. I added the basic logic for icon customisation in the Icons picker API.

 

2. What is coming up next?

I will be adding more icon customisation features like flip and rotate and also get the customisation to work for animated icons too. Along with this, I have to work on planning a couple of use cases for planning the whole multiple icon customisation flow for animated icons.

 

3. Did you get stuck anywhere?

Yes, I did, while planning the flow for multiple icon customisation. But then things got clear for static icons, and I will be planning fo animated icons this week.

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Weekly Blog Post | Gsoc'2020 | #2

ShashankJarial
Published: 06/08/2020

Greetings, People of the world!

 

Coding period for Gsoc 2020 started last week, and it has been as incredible as I imagined.

 

1. What did you do this week?

I worked on improvising the UI for the project on adobe XD keeping in mind that all the required features perfectly fit in. With a lot of possible ways of how to accomplish the desired features, I planned out the best possible ways to achieve that keeping in mind all the potential Use cases for the project after receiving valuable insights from the mentors.

 

2. What is coming up next?

I will be working on adding basic logic for icon customisation in the Icons picker API that is currently being used. 

 

3. Did you get stuck anywhere?

Yes, I did, I was confused about where to place the components for multiple icon customisation features. And if I should use the icon picker for customisation of multiple icons since it was already built and will make it feasible to select desired icons before customisation. The placement of components was a bit confusing since a lot of components were required to be added in a small space. But eventually, it was done with the suggestions from the mentors.

 

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