User:Alangi Derick

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Derick N. Alangi (a.k.a d3r1ck)
Derick N. Alangi (a.k.a d3r1ck)
Volunteer Developer, Member of AffCom, @ Wikimedia
Even a good player will someday be the toy of a better player. It's called Karma. --Unknown

About me

Hey, I (Q29642872) volunteer for the Wikimedia movement as a Software Developer (from Africa, precisely Cameroon) working on MediaWiki and it's extension & other Wikimedia projects for over 2 years now. As part of my core activities, I am assisting in the running of various user groups and/or projects:

My work

It's with great pleasure and love to work on open source projects such as MediaWiki and other Wikimedia projects that power free knowledge, see my Technical Contributions. I'm a member of the Affiliations Committee (AffCom), past Google Summer of Code participant (first black GSoC contributor ever) for the Wikimedia Foundation in the year 2016. Have also been participating as a mentor for the Google Code-In (GCI) program for Wikimedia in 2015, 2016 & 2017. Currently an Outreachy Round 15 mentor for Wikimedia.

My Sub-Pages

Contact me

  • EMail:
  • PMail:
  • Twitter: @AlangiDerick
  • Github: ch3nkula
  • IRC nick: d3r1ck on Freenode
  • Channels: #wikimedia-dev, #wiki-dev-africa

Note: Trying to keep things & content on this page very small and simple about me. This is just a summary of my works. Feel free to ping me and lets talk :). You can read about how I started and evolved in the Wikimedia movement via this little story of mine. The story isn't complete, it just mentions remarkable achievements in the Wikimedia movement about me.