Building on the success of our inaugural session, MW.org's WikiProject Extensions is presenting our next MediaWiki Workshops for developers (volunteer and staff). "MediaWiki's ResourceLoader" will be held on 23 February, 2012 at 21:00 UTC in IRC (#wikimedia-dev).
This IRC workshop will be an opportunity to learn more about utilizing MediaWiki's ResourceLoader. Also an opportunity to ask questions about developing MediaWiki extensions.
Everyone is invited to attend. Developers interested in serving as "extensions" or "ResourceLoader" experts are encouraged to signup as participants at: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Project:WikiProject_Extensions/Workshops#Med…
MediaWiki Workshops typically last one hour, and happen no more than twice a month to present trainings, hold discussions and collaborate on community or WikiProject Extensions projects. Facilitators host the session to introduce any presenters, determine the order of questions, and generally helps to keep things going. Time of day will vary in order to offer people in different parts of the world the opportunity to participate. Future topics will likely include MW.org documentation, API orientation and workshops similar to our inaugural chat to prepare for each MediaWiki release.
More information: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Project:WikiProject_Extensions/MediaWiki_Wor…MediaWiki.org's WikiProject SysAdmins will also likely host similar MediaWiki Workshops to help third-party wiki system administrators. Stay tuned for more information, and chime in at: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Project:WikiProject_SysAdmins/Ideas
I look forward to seeing folks on Thursday! Please feel free to forward this along to any interested folks.
-greg aka varnent
Lead Administrator, WikiQueer
Lead, Aequalitas Project
I invite you to the yearly Berlin hackathon.
This is the premier event for the MediaWiki and Wikimedia technical
community. We'll be hacking, designing, and socialising.
Our goals for the event are to bring 100-150 people together, with
lots of people who have not attended such events before. User
scripts, gadgets, API use, Toolserver, Wikimedia Labs, mobile,
structured data, templates -- if you are into any of these things, we
want you to come!
Some financial assistance will be available -- more details soon.
This event will be hosted by Wikimedia Germany (WMDE) and supported by
the Wikimedia Foundation. Thank you, WMDE!
Dates: June 1-3 2012. Barely-started wiki page, no registration details
yet: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Berlin_Hackathon_2012 . Organizers:
me and WMDE's Nicole Ebber with assistance from Lydia Pintscher and
Mark your calendars!
Volunteer Development Coordinator