User:Nirali Sahoo

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Nirali Sahoo
Outreachy Round 22 Intern (May Cohort), Wikimedia Foundation
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

About me

I'm an undergraduate student, pursuing Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from IIIT Bhubaneswar. I'm a keen learner with major interest in Open Sourcing and Cloud Computing.

My work

Github: Nirali Sahoo

Disclaimer: I work for or provide services to the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I try to use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, so edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

Contact me

Outreachy (Summer 2021) Weekly Reports:[edit]

Weekly Reports:
Week Task Done Due Date
1 Project Updates: Connected with mentor, set-up a bot account (NiraliBot), cloned the reposity and set-up the project locally.

Others: Set up a blog site and finished the first blog post for Outreachy (Introduce Yourself).

31st May 2021
2 Project Updates: Integrated the scripts written during the contribution period and updated them to generalize them in order to make them compatible with future scripts covering various topic areas. 7th June 2021
3 Project Updates: Created modules for extraction of information from Wikipedia articles - particularly from the infobox, and started exploring lists to find the ones whose infobox's information could be imported to Wikidata.

Others: Set up the second blog post for Outreachy (Everyone Struggles!).

14th June 2021
4 Project Updates: Created modules for importing Soccerway ID and WTA ID (need to fix issues with accessing the website) and modified the module for importing ATP ID (written during the contribution period) for the pages that use the respective templates but have missing IDs in Wikidata. 21st June 2021
5 Project Updates: Worked on modules for importing information from the infoboxes of the articles in lists (Nobel Laureates in Physics, National Register of Historic place listings in Riverhead, and List of folk heroes).

Others: Set up the third blog post for Outreachy (Know you Audience!).

28th June 2021
6 Project Updates: Worked and finished the module on importing Soccerway ID - added methods for verifying the IDs present and extracting the IDs missing in the Wikipedia article from the official website and submitted a bot request for the live edits. 5th July 2021
7 Project Updates: Created modules for importing information from the infoboxes of the articles in the List of Guerrilla Movements.

Others: Set up the fourth blog post for Outreachy - midpoint progress (The unexpected progress).

12th July 2021
8 Project Updates: Started making live edits for importing Soccerway ID; modified and completed the modules for importing information from the infoboxes of the articles in lists of List of guerrilla movements and National Register of Historic place listings in Riverhead. 19th July 2021
9 Project Updates: Submitted the second bot request concerning the addition of information from infoboxes from the articles in the lists like List of guerrilla movements, National Register of Historic place listings in Riverhead and List of folk heroes.

Others: Set up the fifth blog post for Outreachy (Career Goals).

26th July 2021
10 Project Updates: Started working on the import of information from tables present in lists (like National Register of Historic place listings in Riverhead and National Register of Historic Places listings in Brown County, Wisconsin) and fixed errors in the scripts that were submitted in the second bot request - improvised the addition of WikiBase Items to Wikidata. 2nd August 2021
11 Project Updates: Continued working on the modules for importing information from tables in lists and got started with Broichmore's request on import of infobox's information from articles regarding Royal Naval Ships. 9th August 2021
12 Project Updates: Looked for creation of new Wikidata items and continued the work on the import of Royal Navy Ship's information.

Others: Worked on modifying my resume (Outreachy's assignment) and set up the fifth blog post (A Better Resume).

16th August 2021
13 Project Updates: Completed the modules for the import of information of Naval Ships and from tables in lists of articles. Modification of the scripts will continue after the internship to fix any errors or issues that may occur in the future.

Others: Published the final blog post - The Journey of Outreachy

24th August 2021