Designing technical workshops for the Indic community

This blog post summarizes planning that went into designing a technical workshop series for the Indic community, key outcomes, success stories, lessons learned, and some next steps! It targets potential organizers who might be interested in conducting similar training in their wiki community.

An Orca screen reader tutorial

This tutorial covers how to install, set up and use Orca on Linux systems, with sighted developers, product managers, and user experience designers in mind. Orca is a screen reader available on Linux which is being continuously developed as part of the GNOME project. It is probably the best choice to test screen reader conformance when developing on Linux.

Fixing npm security issues immediately in MediaWiki projects

LibUp writes a commit message by mostly analyzing the diff, fixes up some changes, and pushes the commit to Gerrit to pass through CI and be merged. If npm is aware of the CVE ID for the security update, that will be mentioned in the commit message. Each package upgrade is tagged, so if you want to e.g. look for all commits that bumped MediaWiki Codesniffer to v26, it’s a quick search away.