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One year of Small Wiki Toolkits initiative–and more to come!
By Srishti Sethi, Senior Developer Advocate Overview Small Wiki Toolkits is an initiative that focuses on building technical capacity in…
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September 29, 2020Srishti Sethi
Diving into Wikipedia’s ocean of errors
This blog post documents how we prioritized debugging an issue on mobile; how we went about implementing a solution; and what we learned from the experience.
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September 28, 2020Jon Robson
Wikimedia’s Event Data Platform – Event Intake
Part 3 of 3 posts on Wikimedia’s event data platform.
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September 24, 2020Andrew Otto
From Gerrit to Gitlab: join the discussion
Wikimedia Release Engineering is considering a move from Gerrit to Gitlab. Learn more about the reasoning and join the discussion.
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September 21, 2020Tyler Cipriani
Wikimedia’s Event Data Platform – JSON & Event Schemas
In the previous post, we talked about why Wikimedia chose JSONSchema instead of Avro for our Event Data Platform. This post will discuss the conventions we adopted and the tooling we built to support an Event Data Platform using JSON and JSONSchema.
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September 17, 2020Andrew Otto
Celebrating Free and Open Source Software with Google Summer of Code and Outreachy
Programs like Google Summer of Code, Google Season of Docs, and Outreachy can provide a platform to accelerate your FOSS journey. Learn about Wikimedia’s outreach programs.
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September 15, 2020
Pavithra Eswaramoorthy
Wikimedia’s Event Data Platform, or JSON is ok too
The Wikimeda Foundation has been working with event data since 2012. Over time, our event collection systems have transitioned from being used only to collect analytics data to being used to build important user facing features. This 3 part series will focus on how Wikimedia has adapted these ideas for our own unique technical environment.
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September 10, 2020Andrew Otto
A journey of a single step begins with a thousand miles
Sometimes a simple bugfix can take longer than expected, but seeing it through is worth the journey.
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September 2, 2020Andrew Bogott
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