GSoC 2019: Project IRISpy 3.1#

Grateful to report that I have eventually solved the issues encountered as stated in blog post 2.2 in the series for my GSoC project… and most important of all with my mentors’ blessings I have successfully passed the 2nd coding phase. Moreover, I am delighted to report that my most significant contribution on GitHub thus far, which is the PR to enable time-dependent effective areas determination of IRISpy, has been merged about 6 days ago. More can be found about this PR at the link here.

Currently I am continuing on my efforts to complete the project by updating the intensity methods between instrument and physical units, in another PR. My goal is after finishing up this PR then move on to completing the testing by tidying up loose-ends left in PR #108 and add to it the required tests. The challenges remain is to determine the test cases used and the best way to keep the tests neat. I have already begun work on the testing front as well, though a former PR has not been opened for it yet.

All in all everything is looking good. I am looking forward to continue working under the supervision of my project mentors further before GSoC 2019 comes to a close in about 2 to 3 weeks’ time. Their expertise and patience have been amazing, and I am grateful for their mentorship.