The Wikimania Hackathon is August 12-14, just over 2 weeks away! Details
are listed below.
Registration for the Wikimania Hackathon has now opened ! To
your information to the Wikimania organizers, which will give you access to
the Wikimania platform . You can also optionally add your name to
page on the Wikimania wiki .
The Hackathon will take place virtually on Pheedloop, the Wikimania
platform . This platform complies with WCAG 2.1 AA, and will support
screen readers, font adjustments, and many other accessibility features.
Video sessions will be held in Jitsi through this platform.
Format of the event
The Hackathon consists of events spread over three days :
On the first day, there will be a pre-Hacking showcase to share project
ideas and find collaborators. Anyone can present a project, and anyone can
come as an observer.
Throughout the next two days, there will be open hacking, social events,
and technical sessions. Anyone can offer a session; just claim a slot on
Finally, there will be a final showcase to share the projects worked on
during the Hackathon.
Preparing for the Hackathon
There are many ways to take part in the event. Think about what project you
might want to work on (see examples from past Hackathons ), add your
idea to Phabricator , and consider presenting at the pre-Hacking
showcase. Host a session by adding information to the schedule . Check
out information for newcomers . And don’t forget to register !
Haley and the Developer Advocacy Team