Tag: MediaWiki

Wikimedia Hackathon 2015 (Lyon)

This years Wikimedia Hackathon was located in Lyon, France at Valpré-Lyon between the 23rd and 25th of May. The hotel (Valpre-Lyon) was absolutely beautiful with large grass areas, great architecture and a place for you weather you wanted to have a large or small discussion, sit quietly or sit outside. As well as Pétanque, table tennis was also available as well as…

By addshore May 30, 2015 1

Quick overview of Orain

Orain is a community-driven, not-for-profit wiki network that I help to maintain. It runs Mediawiki and has been around for the past couple of years. Over the years it has been hosted on VPSs from multiple different providers and its technical layout has changed massively from each provider. Below I will try to summaries it’s current layout! This will…

By addshore April 5, 2015 1

Mediawiki Developer Summit 2015

The MediaWiki Developer Summit is an invitation-only event with an emphasis on the evolution of the MediaWiki architecture and the Wikimedia Engineering goals for 2015. It took place on Monday, January 26 and Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in the Mission Bay Center, San Francisco, California. Overall it was very interesting and a lot of good discussion happened. Again…

By addshore January 30, 2015 1

Wikimania

Wikimania 2014 was a 2000+ person conference, festival, meetup, workshop, hackathon, and celebration, spread over five days in August 2014, preceded and followed by fringe events. Wikimania is the official annual event of the Wikimedia movement, where one can discover all kinds of projects that people are making with wikis and open content, as well…

By addshore August 12, 2014 1

Mediawiki Hackathon Amsterdam

The Mediawiki Hackathon in Amsterdam was my first ever Mediawiki or Wikimedia hackathon, and it was great! Unfortunately I am actually writing this post in 2015, so I don’t remember many of the details and will instead link to other places! Wikimedia blog post reflecting on the hackathon Wikimedia Netherlands, Wikimedia Germany, and the Wikimedia Foundation…

By addshore May 30, 2013 0