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Google and the Open Source Developer

Recognizing the vital role that open source software plays at Google, the Open Source Programs Office is tasked with maintaining a healthy relationship with the open source software development community.

We do this by releasing Google-created code, supporting open source organizations, handling internal open source compliance, and by running student outreach programs such as Google Summer of Code and Google Code-in. Explore the different ways we serve the open source community through these sites:

Google Summer of Code

Google Summer of Code

Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects.

Google Code-in

Google Code-in

Google Code-in is a contest where pre-university students gain real world experience working on a variety of tasks with open source projects.

Released Projects

Released Projects

Google has released well over 20 million lines of code and over 900 projects. Discover the variety and depth of our releases.

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Google Open Source News