Technical Community Newsletter/2019/October


Notes on the first issue[edit]

Small Wiki Toolkits focus area introduced in the opening ceremony at Wikimania 2019

Welcome to the first issue of the Wikimedia Technical Community Newsletter!

The Wikimedia Technical Community Newsletter will be published quarterly. It will share highlights and news from the past quarter and information about events coming up in the next quarter.


What's new?[edit]

The Wikimedia Technical Community has been up to a lot of great things this quarter!

Upcoming conferences and workshops[edit]


A selection of Wikimedia conferences and workshops happening this quarter:

Free and Open Source[edit]

A selection of Free and Open Source Conferences happening this quarter:

North America

  • November 6-8, 2019: Aspiration Summit this "collaborative three-day gathering is designed for everyone from grassroots activists to software developers, bringing together participants from around the world to share knowledge, build relationships, and collectively envision the future of free and open technology to support social change."
  • November 18-21, 2019: KubeCon | CloudnativeCon North America 2019


  • February 1-2, 2020 Fosdem "is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate."

Get involved![edit]

  • Do you have news you'd like to share with the technical community? Leave a note on the discussion page!
  • Have you been working on a cool tool or Wikimedia technical project? Are you interested in sharing what you know with others? Consider giving a technical talk.
  • Are you a interested in writing better technical documentation? Join the Friends of the Docs!
  • Mentor a Google Code-In project.