Wikimedia Hackathon 2022/Schedule/May 20

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Scheduling a session

To claim a time slot in a room, add to the schedule below by copying the following points:

* Title of Session (the more detailed, the better!): 
* Username for contact: 
* Session Duration (25 or 50 min): 
* Language of session (English, Arabic, etc.): 
* Prerequisites (some Python, etc.): 
* Good for newcomers? (Yes/No): 
* Any other details to share?:

To share more information, link to a Phabricator task. The Git and Gerrit session is a great example task for a session.

Not sure how to put together a session? We've written some tips on how to get started.

Start time Community Building Room Infrastructure Tools Room Localization and Small Wikis Room MediaWiki Room Python Room Wikibase and Wikidata Room Cantina Social Room Start time

Opening Ceremony

Join us in the Game Space! You can also follow the ceremony on YouTube.

When you enter the game space, you will be in a yellow room.

Move forward until you get to the green area with seats marked "Opening Ceremony."


I got frustrated with the Wikidata Query Service so I made my own

Contact: Harej

Session Duration: 25 minutes

Language: English

Prerequisites: It helps if you know what the Wikidata Query Service is

Good for Newcomers: Not really

Any other details to share: See Wikidata page

Let's explore the virtual world together! Walk around the virtual world- how many cats and goats can you find?

Hint: If you walk up to the animals, they will share surprises with you.

Newcomers Social: Join us for a fun introduction to the technical community.

Experienced community members are also welcome to join!

Username: User:HLepp (WMF)

Language: English

Good for newcomers? YES

Scribe: Open-source Language Keyboards Based on Wikidata Lexicographical Data

Username: AndrewTavis

Session Duration: 50 min

Language of session: English, with a German Scribe keyboard demo

Prerequisites: none, but Python will be used to show data updates via sparqlwrapper

Good for newcomers? Very much so!

Any other details to share? Showing iOS, data updates, and an update on Android

Ask anything about Phabricator

Contact: Andre

25 min; English etc

Prerequisites: Please watch the basic tutorial videos first!

Good for newcomers? Yes

Other details: See phab:T304160

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Hacking!

Feel free to use any of the rooms in the virtual space during this time to collaborate.

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Start time Community Building Room Infrastructure Tools Room Localization and Small Wikis Room MediaWiki Room Python Room Wikibase and Wikidata Room Cantina Social Room Start time

Opening Ceremony

Join us in the Game Space! You can also follow the ceremony on YouTube.

When you enter, you will be in a yellow room.

Move forward until you get to the green area with seats marked "Opening Ceremony."

Ask Us Anything About Search or the Query Services

Contact: Trey

50 min; English

Prereqs: None

Good for newcomers?: Yes

More details: Come ask questions, share ideas, or get help with on-wiki search or the query services (WDQS & WCQS). Tell us why your search sucks—and how we can improve it! Get help finding the best API for your project! Get updates on future plans and projects!

Ask anything about Phabricator

Contact: Andre

25 min; English etc

Prerequisites: Please watch the basic tutorial videos first!

Good for newcomers? Yes

Other details: See phab:T304160

Making it easy to improve automatic generated citations in any language: Web2Cit for early adopters

Short intro to Web2Cit, then hands-on workshop to fix references

Contact: Diegodlh

Duration: 50 min

Language: English

Small walk through around Web2Cit and hands-on workshop for early adopters

Prerequisites: Knowing some XPath and regular expressions may be useful (but not mandatory).

Good for newcomers? yes

Other details: Please see session's task in Phabricator

Presentation and Q&A: How does Wikifunctions work? How can I prepare functions for inclusion? How can I help with the extension?

Contact: Quiddity (WMF)

Duration: 50 min

Language of session: English

Prerequisites: None

Good for newcomers? (Yes/No): Yes

Any other details to share?: This session will start off with a presentation of the in-progress UI for the wiki; We will show how it works, and how you will be able to contribute (followed by Q&A). Then we will go deeper into the back-end, describing some of the architecture of the system (followed by Q&A).

Pywikibot Mysteries:

A brief introduction about keywords like action, bot, cache, color, ConfigParser, counter, entry points, futures, itertools, options, pwb, scripts, shell, tools, transliteration, UI, utilities.
Contact: xqt
Duration: 25' (TBD)
Session language: en
Prerequisites: Python knowledge recommended
Good for newcomers?: Probably yes
Other details: phab:T308762

Technical development statistics

Short intro to https://wikimedia.biterg.io/, then question & answers

Contact: Andre

25 min; English etc

Prerequisites: Being curious about Git and Gerrit statistics

Good for newcomers? N/A

Other details: Please see phab:T304162

Newcomers Social: Join us for a fun introduction to the technical community.

Experienced community members are also welcome to join!

Username: User:HLepp (WMF)

Language: English

Good for newcomers? YES

Overview of technical areas and projects in the Wikimedia ecosystem

Username: User:SSethi (WMF), User:SSapaty (WMF)

Language of session: English

Prerequisites: none

Good for newcomers? Yes

Other details: See Phab: T306595

Free tools hosting: Introduction to Wikimedia Cloud Services

Contact: David

25 min; English

Prerequisites: None

Good for newcomers? Yes

Other details: See phab:T307600

Making a MediaWiki skin

Username for contact: User:Jdlrobson

Session Duration: 45mins

Language of session: English

Other details: T304116

Good for newcomers? YES

Using Wikidata Lexicographical Data on Wiktionary

Username: Mahir256

Duration: 50 min

Language of session: English, but the Bengali Wiktionary will be used

Prerequisites: Lua desirable but not required

Good for newcomers? Iunno (Q16868612)

Tech Topics and Tea with T Arrow & Addshore

Duration: 50 min

Language of session: English

Bring a tech or tea related topic that you want to casually chat about.

Good for newcomers? Yes

Triaging bugs for your wiki community

The session will be 25 mins of process and examples. Following there will be a 25 min workshop, where we collectively will triage some tickets from an existing Phabricator project and improve them.

Username: TheDJ

Duration: 25 min + 25 min

Language of session: English

Prerequisites: Some familiarity with Phabricator (see earlier sessions) and technology problems.

Good for newcomers? new developers yes, but having experience with your wiki and HTML is advisable

Other details: See T307776

How accessible is the Wikipedia Skin?

Username for contact: User:Zend2020 User:TuneswrightNG

Session Duration: 25mins

Language of session: English

Other details: See T308818

Good for newcomers? YES

Game Jam: Designing and documenting wiki games, including Hackathon: The Card Game

Explore the wild history of wiki games, document them better on-wiki and through structured data, and brainstorm cards and rules for Hackathon: The Card Game, a bug-smashing collaborative exercise intended to be played at local meetups this weekend and beyond.

Contact: Pharos

50 min; English etc

Prerequisites: None

Good for newcomers? Yes

Other details: See phab:T308608 + check out earlier documentation of both online games and offline games.

InternetArchiveBot: How it works, and what is needed to get it set up
  • Username for contact: Cyberpower678
  • Session Duration (25 or 50 min): 50 minutes
  • Language of session (English, Arabic, etc.):
  • Prerequisites: PHP, TOR, Composer, MySQL (To set it up) and Bot configuration syntax (to operate it)
  • Good for newcomers? (Yes/No): Yes and no
  • Details: This session will cover InternetArchiveBot, how it works, what's needed to set it up from scratch, and what Wikimedians need to do to get it set up.
The honourable mwcli, an install party (MediaWiki CLI tool and development environment)
  • Username for contact: Addshore & Jeena
  • Session Duration 50 mins
  • Language of session English
  • Prerequisites: Docker ready machine (ideally installed)
  • Good for newcomers? YES
  • Any other details to share?: A demo of mwcli, guidance through installation and usage. Feature requests and general conversation.
Hacking Wikidata Knowledge Graphs

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Using Wikidata query to generate knowledge graphs (example: w.wiki/BUA) is a powerful way to visualize knowledge and has become a critical tool for showing the power of Wikidata.

How have we created and used them so far, and how might we might further the tools and techniques to making them easier to work with?

  • 20 minutes demo of Wikidata Query, SPARQL, Knowledge Grapher tool.
  • 30 minutes collaborative experimentation.

Username: Fuzheado

Duration: 50 minutes

Language: English

Prerequisites: None. Basic knowledge of Wikidata helps.

Good for newcomers: Yes

Phabricator: T308837

Notes: Google Docs (better for visual notes)

Can we GitLab yet? 🦊
  • Username for contact: User:TCipriani (WMF)
  • Session Duration (25 or 50 min): 25 min
  • Language of session (English, Arabic, etc.): English
  • Prerequisites (some Python, etc.): Knowledge of Git, Lack of knowledge about GitLab
  • Good for newcomers? (Yes/No): Unknown
  • Any other details to share?: Come chat about the current status of the GitLab migration! I'll give an overview of the roadmap and open up for questions.
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Hacking!

Feel free to use any of the rooms in the virtual space during this time to collaborate.

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Start time Community Building Room Infrastructure Tools Room Localization and Small Wikis Room MediaWiki Room Python Room Wikibase and Wikidata Room Cantina Social Room Start time