google_sm.gifAccording to the Internet News, Google’s Sumer of Code program designed to introduce students to the open-source software development world as ended!

At the end it scored more than double the participants originally suposed to enter this program, scoring as high as 410 participants and 38 helped projects according to this same article. Each successful coder received $4,500 for his work, and to the mentoring organizations were offered $500 for each developer project they oversaw.

The Apache Software Foundation topped the list of awards at 38 projects and KDE came in second at 24.

On the list also appeared:

but the list doesn’t end here, many other projects were sponsered by this inovativeGoogleprogram.