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A weekly summary of news related to the areas covered by the Developer Relations team. Currently it is distributed to wikitech-l only.
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Developer Relations focus
- Goal: Define potential actions to reduce code review queues and waiting times
- Travel sponsorship for WikiArabia Tech Meetup 2016 in Amman and Ramallah.
- Provide a reply to Letter to Wikimedia Foundation: Superprotect and Media Viewer
- Technical Collaboration's team strategy, annual plan FY2016-17, and quarterly goals April - June 2016.
More details at #devrel-march-2016.
- New Wikipedia app for iOS puts the joy of exploration in your hand
- Kartographer: an extension to add maps to wikis.
- wikiComment: Fast feedback system for Wikipedia.
- paste2wiki: Clean up pasted HTML and convert it to wikitext.
- Listeria bot now has experimental support for references (example)
- You can apply for a grant as part of the Inspire Campaign around the topic of content review and curation.
- 2016-03-12 Rorkee: Wikimedia Hackathon IIT Roorkee
- 2016-03-24/26 Amman: WikiArabia - technical sessions
- 2016-03-30 Ramallah: Wikimedia Technical Workshop
- 2016-03-31 / 2016-04-03 Jerusalem: Wikimedia Hackathon 2016
- 2016-04-12 Montreal: Wiki Workshop @ WWW 2016
- 2016-05-27 Cologne: Wiki Workshop @ ICWSM 2016
- 2016-05-25/27 New York: Enterprise MediaWiki Conference Spring 2016
- 2016-06-21/28 Esino Lario: Wikimania 2016
- 2016-06-22/23 Wikimania Hackathon
- Google Summer of Code 2016 and Outreachy/Round 12: mentors needed!
- 14 March: Students can register and submit applications.
- Looking for more additions to SWAT (deploy) team
- Participate: Suggested changes to the Code of Conduct draft