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GSoC 2015 - In a nutshell

GSoC 2015 - In a nutshell I got the opportunity this summer(well it summer all year in Sri Lanka) to take part in Google Summer of Code. My project was to implement the User Managed Access 1.0 specification for WSO2 Identity Server. Though I wanted to blog about the project as the project went along, I did really make it a reality. They say it's never too late to share some experience.
First of all I need to thank my mentors Johann Nallathamby and Prabath Siriwardena for their absolute support to make this project a reality. Johann in particular has been helpful all the way bearing my late night calls and chats to clarify and provide feedback. The overall experience of participating in GSoC was simply "awesome".

Its my first considerable contribution to an open source project. And the experience gathered during the past three months have been priceless. There were sleepless nights where i could not get things to work missing out on trivial things, other days where i not…