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Sumit Asthana
Contributor to mediawiki, Wikimedia

About me

Hello everyone, I'm Sumit Asthana. I study in IIT Patna, India. I love computers especially web technologies. Apart from that I like to read, mainly fiction or science fiction and also a bit of history. I've come to love this community and I hang around and try to contribute in whatever way I can.
I'm currently the org-Admin alongwith Tony Thomas for Outreachy-13

My work

My interest in web has led me here to contribute to this awesome software. Also, I like to do frontend designing in css and play around with new technologies. Currently I have been involved with the mobile team of wikipedia, contributing a few patches and learning :).
I had completed my GSoC project with mediawiki in August 2015 where I developed Extension:WikidataPageBanner for Wikivoyage wikis and now being used by Extension:MobileFrontend to show banners. Right now, I'm the developer and maintainer of the above extension. My major contributions have been to the above extensions but, I've also contributed to others such as:

All my contributions can be viewed at gerrit

Contact me

  • Github: [codez266]
  • Gerrit: gerrit
  • Twitter: Link
  • IRC Nick: codezee
  • Channels: #mediawiki, #wikimedia-dev, #wikimedia-mobile, #gsoc