CMP Media's Dr. Dobb's Journal Launches its 'Google Summer of Code' Series with the December Issue

Oct 07, 2005, 01:00 ET from CMP Media LLC

    SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr. Dobb's Journal
 (, the most trusted magazine for professional developers,
 development managers and software architects, is launching its Google Summer
 of Code editorial series with the December 2005 issue.  Google's Summer of
 Code program was designed for student developers, who were provided with a
 stipend to create new open source programs or to help currently established
 projects. Google awarded $4,500 to each student who completed the project. Dr.
 Dobb's Summer of Code editorial series will profile student participants,
 including their bios, schools and technical overviews of their projects.
     "Google's Summer of Code is a very impactful project," said Jonathan
 Erickson, Dr. Dobb's Journal's editor-in-chief. "The program gave students the
 real-world experience of developing meaningful, sophisticated and working code
 under tight deadlines. It made significant contributions to the open-source
 community in particular and steered open communication among members of the
 software development community in general. We're pleased to acknowledge the
 efforts of the many student participants in our upcoming series."
     About Dr. Dobb's Journal
     DDJ (Dr. Dobb's Journal) is the most trusted and valued magazine published
 for professional developers, development managers, and software architects.
 Since 1976, DDJ has provided in-depth articles on software design and the
 latest techniques in cross-platform, multi-language development. DDJ has the
 widest circulation (120,000) of any developer print publication, and has
 consistently been chosen by the developers surveyed in Evans Data
 Corporation's annual Developer Marketing Patterns Survey as the best industry
 publication. Other magazines write about software development and design,
 while DDJ presents articles written by the world's leading developers and
 demonstrates how to create effective architectures, use innovative techniques,
 and solve integration problems in diverse computing environments. DDJ also has
 a vibrant Web site ( which reaches 106,000 unique visitors per month.
 Because of the quality of its articles, the depth of its coverage and the
 breadth of its focus, DDJ attracts the most experienced developers who have
 the position and authority to drive corporate purchasing and adoption
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      Jessica Marty
      CMP Media LLC