Disseminate educational content under a free license or in the public domain effectively and globally.
The Readers Web team focuses on engineering efforts around the experiences for readers of the websites for the various Wikimedia projects.
This page and its subpages are intended to document the team, its various roles/responsibilities, and generally be a repository of articles of team documentation.
Daniel Cipoletti Engineering Manager
Quality Assurance Analyst (contractor)
Jazmin Tanner Technical Program Manager
- Roles and responsibilities
- Software component responsibilities
- Phabricator information (boards & workflows)
- Deployment procedures/guidelines
- Story estimation
- SOP for Reading Web Phabricator Maintenance
- What to do with an UBN
- Quantitative testing
- How do I become a reading web volunteer?
- Bluejeans (videoconferencing) @ https://bluejeans.com/463688296//webrtc
- Should Bluejeans fail, we use Google Meet.
- Team norms
- Team values
- Various wikis of Wikimedia, and how to log in to them
Onboarding for developers
- What is MobileFrontend and Minerva ?
- Reading/Web/Getting setup with code review
- Working with Vagrant
- Development cycle
- Coding conventions documentation (style, organization, commit message guidelines, etc)
- Caching - see phab:T124954 (Varnish) and ResourceLoader (client code).
- Recommendations for mobile friendly articles
- Working with editors to get templates fixed
- Graphs of phabricator/irc usage
Software development and testing
- QA process
- Articles we test on
- Devices and browsers we test on
- Reading/Web/QUnit test guidelines
- Reading/Web/Working with legacy code
- List of server log files known to Wikipedia project
Starting a new project
- Setting up instances on wmflabs.org
- Setting up a Gerrit repository (general notes)
- Review queue - for getting new projects in production
- Hosting prototypes
Deploying, debugging and releasing
- Pushing production code from beta to stable
- Reading/Web/Setting up instances on wmflabs.org
- Release process
- How to deploy code
- Deploy gotchas
- SSH configuration notes
- Requesting shell access
- Video showing deployment procedures
- Reading/Web/Debugging with WebClientError
- Accessing Hive and accessing page view data
- Access data about our projects (page views, editors, edits, change in bytes) using wikistats
- Need to know what % of traffic is Opera Mini? Look no further - Turnilo or User agent breakdowns.
- Using Turnilo