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2016-03-03[edit]

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Developer Relations focus[edit]

More details at #devrel-february-2016 and #devrel-march-2016

Software[edit]

Related:

Events[edit]

Past[edit]

Upcoming[edit]

Documentation[edit]

Outreach[edit]

Community health[edit]

Project management[edit]

Code review[edit]

Metrics[edit]


2016-02-25[edit]

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Developer Relations focus[edit]

  • Wikimedia Hackathon 2016 accommodation, plus continuing with travel sponsorship requests.
  • Technical Collaboration's team strategic work narratives and budget for WMF Annual Plan (T124420)

More details at #devrel-february-2016

Software[edit]

Events[edit]

Upcoming[edit]

Documentation[edit]

Outreach[edit]

Community health[edit]

  • Suggested changes to the Code of Conduct draft
    • Clarification of legitimate reasons for publication of private communications and identity protection
    • Definitions - trolling, bad-faith reports
    • Marginalized and underrepresented groups
    • Enforcement issues

Metrics[edit]

  • Affiliations and country of residence are now visible in Korma's user profiles (T112528)

Gerrit[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 595 days, 4 changesets. (T113695)
  2. WikiTwidget: 410 days, 1 changeset.
  3. mwdumper: 368 days, 1 changeset.
  4. openzim: 364 days, 1 changeset.
  5. TranslateSvg: 278 days, 6 changesets.


2016-02-12[edit]

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Developer Relations focus[edit]

More details at #devrel-february-2016

Software[edit]

Events[edit]

Past[edit]

FOSDEM presentations:

Upcoming[edit]

Outreach[edit]

Community health[edit]

Metrics[edit]

Gerrit[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 595 days, 4 changesets. (T113695)
  2. WikiTwidget: 410 days, 1 changeset.
  3. mwdumper: 368 days, 1 changeset.
  4. openzim: 364 days, 1 changeset.
  5. limn-edit-data: 354 days, 1 changeset.


2016-02-04[edit]

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Developer Relations focus[edit]

More details at #devrel-february-2016

Software[edit]

Events[edit]

Upcoming[edit]

Documentation[edit]

Outreach[edit]

  • A team of students at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden are working on PageView stats tool, a top 10 Community Wishlist project. (T120497)
  • Wikimedia participated in FOSDEM (Brussels, 30-31 Jan) with three sessions and one stand. (T88414)
  • Wrap-up post: Wikimedia Foundation takes part in Google Code-in 2015
  • Wikimedia interns can now participate in up to three Google Summer of Code editions. Until the last round, repeating was not allowed. We expect to increase developer retention and quantity of developer internships with this change. (T124392)
  • Technical topics score well in the Future IdeaLab Campaigns survey.

Metrics[edit]

Gerrit[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 595 days, 4 changesets. (T113695)
  2. BookManagerv2: 564 days, 18 changesets. (T117105)
  3. WikiTwidget: 510 days, 1 changeset.
  4. mwdumper: 410 days, 1 changeset.
  5. openzim: 364 days, 1 changeset.

2016-01-26[edit]

The Winter break took longer than expected. Busy times!

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Developer Relations focus[edit]

Check more details in #devrel-january-2016

Software[edit]

Events[edit]

Past[edit]

Upcoming[edit]

Documentation[edit]

Outreach[edit]

Weekly summary of Google Code-in tasks.

Community health[edit]

Project management[edit]

Metrics[edit]

Gerrit[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 566 days, 4 changesets. (T113695)
  2. BookManagerv2: 535 days, 18 changesets. (T117105)
  3. BayesianFilter: 478 days, 1 changeset. (T118460)
  4. WikiTwidget: 381 days, 1 changeset.
  5. wmf-utils: 353 days, 1 changeset.

2015-12-17[edit]

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Developer Relations focus[edit]

Check more details in #devrel-december-2015.

Software[edit]

Events[edit]

Past[edit]

  • 2015-12-10: Log of IRC office hour: Discussion about product development
  • 2015-12-14: Video of WMF Monthly Product showcase
  • 2015-12-15: Video of Tech Talk: The creation of Histography, from concept to design
  • 2015-12-16: Meeting notes of RfC meeting: Agenda bashing of WikiDev '16.

Upcoming[edit]

Outreach[edit]

Weekly summary of Google Code-in tasks.

Community health[edit]

Metrics[edit]

Gerrit[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 535 days, 5 changesets. (T113695)
  2. BookManagerv2: 504 days, 18 changesets. (T117105)
  3. BayesianFilter: 447 days, 1 changeset. (T118460)
  4. WikiTwidget: 350 days, 1 changeset.
  5. Data-Warehouse: 324 days, 1 changeset.

2015-12-10[edit]

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Developer Relations focus[edit]

  • Google Code-in: program start [2]
  • WikiDev16
    • finalizing logistics (contracts, video, transport, social events, and more) [3]
    • "must have" sessions and keynotes [4]
    • cordinate Collaboration area [5]
  • Planning our quarterly goals for January - March 2016 [6]
  • Code of Conduct: implications and legal requirements of reports affecting Wikimedia Foundation employees

Check more details in #devrel-december-2015 [7]

Software[edit]

  • Survey: Understanding third-party use of Wikipedia content [8]
  • Wikimedia IEG program will fund fourteen community-led projects (7 of them software based) (Wikimedia blog) [9]
    • Batch Uploader for small GLAM projects [10]
    • Pan Scandinavian Machine Assisted Content Translation [11]
    • Wiki Needs Pictures [12]
    • Wikimaps Warper 2.0 [13]
    • StrepHit: Wikidata Statements Validation via Reference [14]
    • Semi-automatically generate Categories for Vietnamese Wikipedia [15]
    • Proofreading semi-automatically the Catalan Wikipedia with LanguageTool [16]
  • Selection of media coverage of the release of the Objective Revision Evaluation Service (ORES) [17]
    • Artificial Intelligence and the Wisdom of the Crowd (HowStuffWorks, video) [18]
    • Artificial Intelligence Aims to Make Wikipedia Friendlier and Better (MIT Technology Review) [19]
    • Wikipedia launches edit-checking artificial intelligence (BBC News) [20]
  • The Wikipedia app for Android, selected among Best Apps of 2015 in Google Play. [21]

Events[edit]

Past[edit]

  • 2015-12-09: RfC meeting minutes [22]
  • 2015-12-09: Video of Tech Talk: Secure Coding For MediaWiki Developers [23]

Upcoming[edit]

  • 2015-12-10: IRC office hour: Discussion about product development
  • 2015-12-14: Wikimedia Product showcase. [24]
  • 2015-12-15: Tech Talk: How to integrate user behavior to get better designs [25]
  • 2015-12-16: RfC meeting: Agenda bashing of WikiDev '16. [26]
  • 2015-12-22: Upcoming Lightning Talks. You can sign up or propose a talk [27]
  • 2016-01-04/06 San Francisco: Wikimedia Developer Summit 2016 [28]
    • "must have" sessions are being discussed and pre-scheduled [29]
    • Planning for the non-pre-scheduled tracks is about to start [30]
  • 2016-03-30 / 2016-04-03 Jerusalem: Wikimedia Hackathon 2016 [31]

Documentation[edit]

  • New draft: Gadgets 2.0. [32]

Outreach[edit]

  • Google Code-in 2015 started last Monday and will continue until 2016-01-27 [33]
    • Mentors and tasks are welcomed! [34]
    • Open tasks [35]
  • Outreachy round 11: community bonding completed for Easier categorization of pictures in Upload to Commons Android app (report) [36]

Community health[edit]

  • Working together on the problem of online harassment in Wikimedia communities (Wikimedia blog) [37]
  • Code of Conduct draft [38]
    • The page about handling cases welcomes edits and feedback [39]
    • Appeals [40]
    • Removing detail in Code_of_Conduct/Draft#Responses_and_resolutions? [41]

Project management[edit]

  • 2015 Community Wishlist Survey welcomes votes until Monday, December 14 [42]
  • Of Great Pyramids and agile software development: how and why we developed Phragile (Wikimedia blog) [43]
  • Ideas for tech-related IdeaLab Campaigns? [44]

Code review[edit]

  • Request for comment: Migrate code review and management to Phabricator from Gerrit. [45]

Metrics[edit]

  • New metrics about downloads of extensions and skins via Extension Distributor [46]

Gerrit[edit]

Key performance indicators [47]

  • Median age of open changesets waiting for review: 49.3 days in November (was 39.3 in October, 63.8 a year ago)
    • MediaWiki core: 61.2 days (was 62, 80.5)
  • Number of open changesets waiting for review: 1175 (was 1097, 1098)
    • MediaWiki core: 239 (was 206, 266)
  • Number of new changesets submitted per month: 2369 (was 3367, 2863)
    • MediaWiki core: 531 (was 519, 524)
  • Number of code uploaders per month: 201 (was 211)
  • Number of code reviewers per month: 181 (was 192)
  • Number of code committers per month: 125 (was 131)

Code repositories with slowest code review: [48]

  1. Wikistats: 535 days, 5 changesets [49]
  2. BookManagerv2: 504 days, 19 changesets [50]
  3. BayesianFilter: 416 days, 1 changeset [51]
  4. TitleBlacklist: 367 days, 1 changeset [52]
  5. Bootstrap: 341 days, 1 changeset [53]


2015-12-03[edit]

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Developer Relation focus[edit]

  • Recruit Google Code-in mentors [54]
  • WikiDev16 program: "must have" sessions and keynotes. [55]
  • Agreement with Wikimedia Israel on the basics of the Wikimedia Hackathon budget, registration, and schedule [56]
  • Check whether it is true that we have lost 40% of (Git) code contributors in the past 12 months [57]
  • Prioritizing volunteer contributions in free software development [58]
  • Planning our quarterly goals for January - March 2016 [59]
  • Planning our December sprint [60]

Check more details in #devrel-december-2015 [61]

Software[edit]

  • Working with Wikipedia articles (Hypothes.is blog) [62]
  • Artificial intelligence service gives Wikipedians ‘X-ray specs’ to see through bad edits [63]
  • REST API for Wikidata [64]
  • New Wikidata game: Author Language [65]
  • The case for a MediaWiki LTS release [66]

Events[edit]

Past[edit]

  • 2015-12-02: Use <figure> for media, RfC meeting notes. [67]
  • 2015-12-02: WMF Scrum of Scrums meeting notes. [68]

Upcoming[edit]

  • 2015-12-09: RfC meeting: [69]
    • Graph/Graphoid/Kartographer - data storage architecture [70]
    • Parametric JSON builder [71]
  • 2015-12-10: IRC office hour: Discussion about product development
  • 2015-12-14: Wikimedia Product showcase. [72]
  • 2015-12-15: Tech Talk: How to integrate user behavior to get better designs [73]
  • 2015-12-22: Upcoming_Lightning_Talks. You can sign up or propose a talk [74]
  • 2016-01-04/06 San Francisco: Wikimedia Developer Summit 2016 [75]
    • Feedback on "must have" sessions is welcomed by Monday, December 7 [76]
  • 2016-03-30 / 2016-04-03 Jerusalem: Wikimedia Hackathon 2016 [77]
    • Discuss: Connect the priorities of the Community Wishlist and other tech priorities with the Wikimedia Hackathon 2016 [78]

Outreach[edit]

  • 2015-12-07: Beginning of Google Code-in 2015 [79]
    • Mentors and tasks are welcomed! [80]

Community health[edit]

  • Expected behavior [81]
  • Code of Conduct draft [82]
    • The page about handling cases, responses and resolutions, and appeals welcomes edits and feedback [83]

Project management[edit]

  • 2015 Community Wishlist Survey welcomes votes until Monday, December 14 [84]
  • The process to create projects in Phabricator has been simplified for #Project-Creators. [85]

Code review[edit]

  • Process to request a new repository in Phabricator's Diffusion [86]

Metrics[edit]

Gerrit[edit]

Due to a data refresh problem, we have no new metrics this week. :(

Phabricator[edit]

A quieter month?

  • 818 active users in Wikimedia Phabricator during November (was 885 in October).[87]
  • 255 new accounts in Wikimedia Phabricator (was 348 in October).[88]


2015-11-27[edit]

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Software[edit]

Events[edit]

Past[edit]

Upcoming[edit]

Documentation[edit]

Community health[edit]

Project management[edit]

Metrics[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. UploadWizard: 512 days, 9 changesets. (T119764)
  2. Wikistats: 505 days, 5 changesets. (T113695)
  3. BookManagerv2: 473 days, 19 changesets. (T117105)
  4. BayesianFilter: 416 days, 1 changeset. (T118460)
  5. TitleBlacklist: 336 days, 1 changeset.

2015-11-19[edit]

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Software[edit]

Events[edit]

Outreach[edit]

Community health[edit]

Project management[edit]

Code review[edit]

Metrics[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 505 days, 5 changesets. (T113695)
  2. BookManagerv2: 473 days, 19 changesets. (T117105)
  3. BayesianFilter: 416 days, 1 changeset. (T118460)
  4. TitleBlacklist: 336 days, 1 changeset.
  5. WikimediaMaintenance: 326 days, 2 changesets.

2015-11-12[edit]

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Software[edit]

Events[edit]

Documentation[edit]

Outreach[edit]

  • Wikimedia has applied to Google Code-in 2015. Accepted organizations will be announced by 2015-11-13.
  • Wikimedia mentors have finished evaluating their Outreachy round 11 candidates. Selected participants will be announced on 2015-11-17.

Community health[edit]

Project management[edit]

Metrics[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 505 days, 5 changesets. (T113695)
  2. BookManagerv2: 473 days, 21 changesets. (T117105)
  3. BayesianFilter: 416 days, 1 changeset. (T118460)
  4. TitleBlacklist: 383 days, 1 changeset.
  5. WikimediaMaintenance: 296 days, 2 changesets.


2015-11-05[edit]

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Software[edit]

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Documentation[edit]

Outreach[edit]

Community health[edit]

Project management[edit]

  • No news?

Code review[edit]

Metrics[edit]

  • m:Gadgets offers monthly reports about usage of Gadgets in Wikimedia wikis.
    • Related, the announcement of the new Special:GadgetUsage report available in all wikis.

Gerrit[edit]

Key performance indicators [89] [90]

  • Median age of open changesets waiting for review: 36.4 days in October (was 36.2 in September, 54.4 a year ago)
    • MediaWiki core: 64.2 days (was 58.2, 65.1)
  • Number of open changesets waiting for review: 1183 (was 1053, 1052)
    • MediaWiki core: 208 (was 200, 267)
  • Number of new changesets submitted per month: 3421 (was 3703, 3164)
    • MediaWiki core: 508 (was 512, 526)
  • Number of code uploaders per month: 212 (was 214)
  • Number of code reviewers per month: 195 (was 195)
  • Number of code committers per month: 131 (was 131)

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 505 days, 5 changesets. (T113695)
  2. BookManagerv2: 473 days, 21 changesets. (T117105)
  3. BayesianFilter: 416 days, 1 changeset.
  4. UploadWizard: 383 days, 12 changesets.
  5. extdist: 342 days, 1 changeset.

Phabricator[edit]

2015-10-29[edit]

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Software[edit]

Events[edit]

Outreach[edit]

Community health[edit]

Project management[edit]

Code review[edit]

  • Opt-in Differential for projects needing code review but not Jenkins/Zuul for continuous integration (phab:T94167)

Metrics[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 475 days, 5 changesets. (T113695)
  2. BookManagerv2: 443 days, 21 changesets.
  3. BayesianFilter: 386 days, 1 changeset.
  4. extdist: 312 days, 1 changeset.
  5. WikimediaMaintenance: 296 days, 2 changesets.

2015-10-22[edit]

Events[edit]

Outreach[edit]

Documentation[edit]

Community health[edit]

Project management[edit]

Code review[edit]

Metrics[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 475 days, 5 changesets. (T113695)
  2. BookManagerv2: 443 days, 21 changesets.
  3. BayesianFilter: 386 days, 1 changeset.
  4. extdist: 312 days, 1 changeset.
  5. Bootstrap: 281 days, 1 changeset.

2015-10-15[edit]

Metrics[edit]

Code repositories with slowest code review:

  1. Wikistats: 475 days, 5 changesets. (T113695)
  2. Collection/OfflineContentGenerator/latex renderer: 463 days, 4 changesets.
  3. BookManagerv2: 443 days, 21 changesets.
  4. BayesianFilter: 386 days, 1 changeset.
  5. Babel: 370 days, 1 changeset.

2015-10-08[edit]

Metrics[edit]

Jul-Sep 2015[edit]

Tech community metrics presented at the Community Engagement quarterly review:

Code review

  • Median age of open changesets waiting for review: 36.2 days (-21.3% Quarter on Quarter, -21.1% Year over Year)
  • Median age of open changesets waiting for review (MediaWiki core): 67.2 days (-19.5% QoQ, 51.6% YoY)
  • Number of open changesets waiting for review: 1075 (0.8% QoQ, 2.6% YoY)
  • Number of open changesets waiting for review (MediaWiki core): 192 (-14.2% QoQ, -35.1% YoY)
  • Number of new changesets submitted per month: 3639 (10.9% QoQ, 21.7% YoY)
  • Number of code uploaders per month: 205 (-0.2% QoQ, 0.5% YoY)
  • Number of code reviewers per month: 189 (0.5% QoQ, 4.4% YoY)
  • Number of code committers per month: 128 (-3.0% QoQ, 13.2% YoY)

Phabricator