Google Code In/2010/Project Ideas

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Code

Tasks related to writing or refactoring code

Difficulty Task Description Completion Requirements Contact
Medium Write a new JOSM plugin. Create a JOSM plugin that does something useful. Submit your code and describe how you tested it. Points will be awarded if we can get it to work and it does what you say it should. Ian Dees

Documentation

Tasks related to creating/editing documents

Difficulty Task Description Completion Requirements Contact
Medium Update the OSM Wiki mapping introduction pages. The wiki pages that describe how a beginning mapper can start contributing to OpenStreetMap are starting to get out of date. Update these pages by going through the process yourself and noting what could be better described. Create a Wiki user account and update the documentation pages. Ian Dees

Outreach

Tasks related to community management and outreach/marketing

Difficulty Task Description Completion Requirements Contact
Hard Map the entirety of a local shopping mall. Submit changes to OSM that completely maps the businesses at a particular shopping mall in your area. Include the property outline, parking areas, any associated outlying businesses, and businesses located inside the mall itself. Describe what information you used to create the map (digital photos, GPS traces, log book entries) and list the changesets in which you created the data on the map. Ian Dees
Medium Map your local hotels. Submit changes to OSM that completely maps the hotels in your area. Include all building outlines and parking areas along with the name of the hotel and chain that operates it. Describe what information you used to create the map (digital photos, GPS traces, log book entries) and list the changesets in which you created the data on the map. Ian Dees
Easy Map your local libraries. Submit changes to OSM that completely maps the libraries in your area. Include all building outlines and parking areas. Describe what information you used to create the map (digital photos, GPS traces, log book entries) and list the changesets in which you created the data on the map. Ian Dees

Quality Assurance

Tasks related to testing and ensuring code is of high quality

Research

Tasks related to studying a problem and recommending solutions

Training

Tasks related to helping others learn more

Translation

Tasks related to localization

User Interface

Tasks related to user experience research or user interface design and interaction