GSOC 2021: Project Idea Proposal - "Create Sample/Skeleton plugins in all GOI supported languages"

Alex acs82 at
Thu Mar 25 16:04:20 CET 2021

Hi Manjeet,

nice, would be great if could mentor for that project !

Best add your detailed project proposal to the Xfce GSoC Wiki:

Ideally place it before thunar, so that students will realize there is
something new.
(currently it is way downstarirs)

Just sent you an invite to get "mentor" status on



Am 25.03.21 um 09:27 schrieb Manjeet Singh 013:
> Hey Team,
> Continuing the things i  purposed on our IRC channel regarding the
> Xfce bindings to other languages so that developers who are more
> comfortable with other languages like python, go, js, rust etc. can
> either take part in development or create plugins acc. to their need,
> and ultimately make xfce more flexible, we can asked Students to
> create a skeleton plugin/app for the language in which they are
> comfortable and also that lang should have support for introspection.
> These things help new developers to contribute on xfce and others to
> boost their workflow with custom plugins (as they can do the same in
> their language of expertise).
> content can be like:
> "Create Sample/Skeleton plugins in all GOI supported languages"
> As we already have sample/skeleton panel plugin in C Language
> <>. and good
> example of thunar plugin in C
> <>, We can
> write the same for other languages which have support for
> Introspection, in that we create 2 plugins for each language,
>           1. A minimal skeleton which just creates a hello world like
> plugin.
>           2. Other sample plugin in which we use most of the available
> api's.
> that it's easy for everyone to understand the basic working and
> development of xfce4 panel and thunar plugins.
> *[Difficulty: Medium]*
> *[Required Skills: Gtk, Gobject, GLib]*
> *
> *
> As of now, I can mentor the same for Python, C++, JavaScript*, *Golang
> and Vala. so we can divide into subprojects per language.
> thanks @gaston for the Simple and Understandable Project title and
> @jphilips for help.
> Regards,
> Manjeet Singh
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