Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects. Since its inception in 2005, the program has brought together nearly 2500 successful student participants and 2500 mentors from 98 countries worldwide.
Jonathan is a well known writer on software testing issues. He has worked extensively as a tester on conventional software projects as well as scrum and extreme programming (XP) teams. In this interview he shares his learning and experiences. He also talks at length about the good and bad of the new XP notions of testing, pair testing and the Ruby based Watir testing tool that he has contributed to.
According to EVANS data , the usage of Perl, Python, and PHP has Declines in European companies.