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GSoC 2018

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== Ideas List ==
 
=== Improve the automated testing setup of the Kiwix Android application. ===
 
==== Summary: ====
We have a basic automated test setup for our Android app.
 
==== Improvements to be made: ====
* Abstract large parts of the app to use dagger dependency injection e.g shared preferences
* Use this to create more meaningful tests
* Improve stability of existing tests
 
==== Skills needed ====
* Android dev experience (Java)
* Experience with CI/Automated testing.
 
=== Improve android onboarding experience. ===
 
==== Summary: ====
The onboarding experience for Kiwix Android should be improved to allow users to
 
More easily find content they are looking for..
 
==== Improvements to be made: ====
* Create a new initial landing page with suggested ZIM files.
* Improve download management UI and UX to flow more naturally
* Create a custom bug report setup to allow users to make their issues known more easily.
 
==== Skills needed ====
* Android dev experience (Java)
* Some UI design
* HTML/CSS/JavaScript to make a simple web panel for issues?
 
=== Implement full multizim support ===
 
==== Summary: ====
Multizim search is an experimental app option. You would be implementing it fully
 
With cross ZIM file linking, auto download of extra content, more taylored search.
 
==== Improvements to be made: ====
* Improve search functionality to include an image and a snippet.
* Implement a download page to download “predetermined content” that would work specifically with custom apps.
* Work with team members to formalise spec for cross ZIM Urls.
* Backup download for Custom apps.
 
==== Skills needed ====
* Android dev experience (Java)
* Basic knowledge of the JNI.
* Some UI design
 
=== Improve Custom App implementations ===
 
==== Summary: ====
Our custom apps are a great way for users to download a subset of the content that
 
They want without extra baggage.
 
==== Improvements to be made: ====
* Validate ZIM files from hash.
* Implement backup download solution using existing code.
* Write a simple intuitive UI for this download solution.
* Research solutions for embedded ZIM files and implement the most feasible solution.
* Look into the best way to relocate/ share OBB files if possible.
 
==== Skills needed: ====
* Android dev experience (Java)
* Basic knowledge of the JNI.
* Some UI design
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