MediaWiki Club, India/Activities
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- The proposal is to conduct Mini TTT across the country and a few hackathons as well. All these culminate to a MediaWiki Conference hopefully by November or December 2017. All programs are planned to be conducted in association with the Center for Internet & Society - Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K).
Proposed Activities and Timeline
|Mini Technical and MediaWiki TTT (Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai)||June - October 2017||Technical & MediaWiki training|
|1st MediaWiki Conference India + Hackathon||December 2017||All technical contributors and enthusiasts|
Known Resource Persons (in the past)
The following people are known to have significant expertise and working experience in MediaWiki and other technical aspects of Wikipedia and have conducted talks/tutorials catering to a wide variety of audience.
- Tony Thomas (WMF GSoC admin and MediaWiki core contributor) (lives abroad)
- Srijan Agarwal (MediaWiki contributor and former GSoC student)
- Harsh Kothari
- Yuvi Panda (lives abroad)
- Vishwa Prabha
- Omshivaprakash H L
- Srikar Kashyap Pulipaka (upto basic extension development and customization)
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- Vishwa Prabha
- Tito Dutta (tools, scripts, gadgets, lab)
MWTTT 2017 syllabus
- Introducing the MediaWiki framework
- Under the hood design
- Installing the LAMP/WAMP stack
- Introduction to Version Control (Git)
- Installing MediaWiki
- Basic customization
- Installing extensions
- Creation of basic extensions
- Basic Bot creation and automation using pywikibot and wikitools library
- Final Day Hackathon