Thanks to Arthur, Andrew, Ryan Lane, &c. for getting to this question
before me! :-) Andrew, could you give a link to your "old presentation
about MediaWiki itself" even though "it's a bit nitty-gritty"?
Thanks, Ryan Kaldari, for doing this intro. We attempt to amass
slidesets on https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/view/Presentations
. And I
try to link all the stuff you'll need at
you're running an event you may want to check
for a quick checklist.
OpenHatch is also rather a gold mine.
I recommend to your attention these hands-on workshop syllabi, in
addition to the extension-writing tutorial that Arthur wrote:
for using and
improving our localisation tools
for using our web API and
integrating Wikimedia content into one's app of choice
the Wikipedia Android app
And three leaflets:
Ryan, if you can arrange to get a recording of your talk, that would be
Thanks for doing this!
Volunteer Development Coordinator
On 02/16/2012 12:54 PM, Arthur Richards wrote:
For the hackathon in Pune, I prepared an 'intro to
tutorial for novices. There are a few mistakes in the tutorial, feel free
to adjust as needed:
Also, Sumana prepared a 'How to become a Mediawiki Hacker' workshop,
On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 2:44 PM, Ryan Lane <rlane32(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> I've given a few talks on this at random places. Slides are up on
> wikitech in PDF form, and on my blog in ODF format:
> The ODF version has full notes, if you switch to notes view.
> - Ryan
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 11:03 PM, Ryan Kaldari <rkaldari(a)wikimedia.org>
>> Hey guys,
>> I'm going to be giving a presentation next month at the University of
>> to their incoming freshman CS students on how to get started with
>> open source software development and specifically MediaWiki development.
>> anyone has material that would be useful for such a presentation (slides,
>> charts, documentation, funny pictures, etc.), please let me know.
>> Things I'm hoping to incorporate already:
(lots of good newbie resources)
(good places to
>> Sumana (human interface)
>> Ryan Kaldari