Notes on this issue
The Wikimedia Technical Community Newsletter shares highlights and news from the past quarter and information about events coming up in the next quarter.
- The Toolhub project has progressed to having a demo server where the most recent preview release of the application can be found. Follow their weekly progress reports on Meta for details of the ongoing work.
- Google Season of the Docs 2020 finished successfully! A new set of resources are now available to support technical writers working on Wikimedia projects.
- Wikimedia accepted 7 interns to work on projects via Outreachy Round 21.
- A new set of Phabricator video tutorials was published. The tutorials cover the basics of Phabricator for newcomers and include tips and tricks that even experienced users may find helpful.
Phabricator and Gerrit
- Phabricator: Number of tasks created in Q4/2020: 6726
- Phabricator: Number of tasks closed in Q4/2020: 6000
- Phabricator: Number of different people who created tasks in Q4/2020: 1045
- Phabricator: Number of different people who closed tasks in Q4/2020: 436
- Gerrit: 334 people wrote patches (152 of them being volunteers) in Q4/2020.
Upcoming conferences and workshops
Free and Open Source
- FOSDEM (February 06–07, online): FOSDEM is a two-day event organized by volunteers to promote the widespread use of free and open source software.
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