Last year, Dr. Dobb's Journal ran a series of short articles describing some of 2005's Summer of Code projects, and we'd like to give this year's participants the same kind of recognition. Some samples from the last time around are on the new DDJ web site at: If you're an SoC mentor or student, please have a look---if you'd like to contribute something similar this year, please write a draft similar in length and format to the examples, and send it with a short bio and photo to the editor, Jon Erickson, at