For the last two years, Wikimedia has participated in Google Season of the docs. In this post, Gbadebo Bello shares his experiences with the program.
This article describes the methodology used by the Wikimedia Foundation to monitor outages on Wikipedia around the world. These events are called anomalies and could be due to various causes, among them censorship.
For the past two years, the Coolest Tool Awards has celebrated tools created and used by the Wikimedia community. Read about 2020’s winners.
What is Phabricator? How does it work? Learn about a set of new video tutorials that can help you learn how to use the collaboration tool used by folks working in Wikimedia’s technical spaces.
The 3rd and last article of a series that describes some of the changes to Wikimedia’s Content Delivery Network, including the replacement of Varnish with Apache Traffic Server (ATS) as the on-disk HTTP cache component of the CDN.
The 2nd of a 3 part series that describes some of the changes to Wikimedia’s Content Delivery Network, including the replacement of Varnish with Apache Traffic Server (ATS) as the on-disk HTTP cache component of the CDN.
Preview popups are common and requires careful scripting and styling; they can generate useful learning about performance as a reference for other front-end tasks.
After two years of planning and migration work, the 3rd generation WP 1.0 web tool has launched! Learn more about how it happened and what it means for Wikipedia’s editors.
A developer’s journey from software development to systems thinking, and how it impacts the future of Wikipedia.
This post explores the challenges of running PHP applications at a large scale and discusses the effect of using Envoy on MediaWiki applications.