Wikimedia Hackathon 2018/Documentation

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The documentation sprint is a session that will take place during the 3 days of the hackathon. Its main goal is to improve specific user-documentation about Wikidata, Wikibase, Toolforge, Cloud VPS, MediaWiki, and other projects.

Location[edit]

The room is called Seminaris B, or QC0015. When arriving at the entrance, you can take the corridor on your left (with a sign saying "Seminaris A and B", then continue a bit and you will see our sign on the left!

Content[edit]

The main topics we suggest are:

  • Wikidata newcomers documentation (phab:T159216)
  • Lexicographical data documentation
  • Wikibase installation and configuration (phab:T159218)
  • Slidedeck of Wikidata-based tools
  • Cloud Services newcomers documentation (phab:T101659)
  • Discussing, testing, and helping with the ongoing updates to the Documentation/Style guide

But you can submit any other topic!

You can look at the main Phabricator task phab:T187319, check the related subtasks, or add new ones.

Participants can work alone or in teams.

Anyone is welcome to join at any moment during the event, join a team or not, work on one of the suggested topics or not.

Organizers will provide advice to help participants to build good documentation.

Non-tech people are welcome. People will be able to attend remotely.

Useful links[edit]

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