Wikimedia Hackathon BPHC

BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus

24 - 25 September, 2016

##wmhbphc

In association with Wikimedia Foundation,

BPHC CSA and Subham Soni

before we start ..

Official event page - https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Hackathon_BPHC

IRC channel

##wmhbphc in chat.freenode.net

Facebook events

https://www.facebook.com/events/173821853058405/

 

About Us*

* Usually it's always 'About Me', and this time Abdeali does not want to make a slide :/

Tony Thomas

Abdeali JK

Srijan Agarwall

GSoC'16 and Outreachy org admin with Wikimedia 

GSoC'16 intern with Wikimedia Foundation with pywikibot

GSoC'15 with Gnome

GSoC'14 with Wikimedia - built bouncehandler

Currently full time with WikiToLearn

GSoC'16 intern with WikiToLearn in creating offline support for MW

web intern with Igalia

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About Us*

* Usually it's always 'About Me', and this time Abdeali does not want to make a slide :/

Tony Thomas

Abdeali JK

Srijan Agarwall

Develop web apps in

python-django

and  JS too

Develop in PHP for MediaWiki and extensions 

Have exp with visual-editor and parasoid

Mostly JS and PHP

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About Us*

* Usually it's always 'About Me', and this time Abdeali does not want to make a slide :/

Tony Thomas

Abdeali JK

Srijan Agarwall

User: 01tonythomas

User:Srijancse

srijan

@wikitolearn.org

DON'T expect to find me on Facebook, Twitter. You are welcome to check my LinkedIn profile

tonythomas on Freenode (#wikimedia-devrel)

01tonythomas

@gmail.com

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About Us*

* Usually it's always 'About Me', and this time Abdeali does not want to make a slide :/

show-off

Talk less. code more

How things are planned

24th Sept

25th Sept

  • General introduction to MediaWiki code review process and etc 

MediaWiki team

PyWikiBot team

Working on sample bugs, sending in patch sets to Gerrit

Learning to use Pywikibot with Abdeali's tutorial on Wikipedia and Wikidata

           (he got some plans)

Before

we start

  • Git -Version control system for collaborative development
  • Mediawiki - Open Source wiki software, on which run the Wikipedia
  • Wikimedia Foundation - The organization which maintains MediaWiki and ~1000 popular wikis
  • IRC - Internet Relay Chat, where developers hang out                                                
  • Bug - issue in code which needs a patch
  • Patch - code change, which fix something
  • GSoC - Paid Internship sponsored by Google
  • Outreachy - GSoC.remove(males)

Our  goals for this 2 days

  • Get more students contributing to Open Source projects, and Mediawiki, and push them to internship programs like  Outreachy and GSoC

your take ...

  • Know a bit of how to contribute to MediaWiki
  • Fix your first bug to MediaWiki codebase
  • Preparing your proposals, get to know how to be the strong candidate

and maybe one day ...

  • star in your organization, join one
  • redeem various other opportunities while sticking around

Wikimedia Hackathon BPHC

By Tony Thomas

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