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.
Every page request in the ResourceLoader pipeline benefits from compilation, minification, and bundling build steps but not every build step fits in the runtime space.
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.
The story of how we decided to commission the implementation of Paint Timing API, a feature that lets us observe web performance from an end-user perspective. This web browser feature tells us at what point in time content started to appear on the screen for a visitor.
In this follow up post, we dive deeper into the technical details of the recent Kubernetes upgrade for Toolforge.
Khmer is written left-to-right in syllable groups, without spaces between words—though that’s not its most complicated feature!
A reflection on the developer services we offer and our community of developers.
This article focuses on how we made a better Toolforge by integrating a newer version of Kubernetes and, along with it, some more modern workflows.
We argue that if you follow three steps, you can “keep community in the loop” as you build algorithmic systems, making you more likely to avoid catastrophic and community-damaging consequences.
We have been collecting microbenchmark scores for over a year. This lets us see the long-term evolution of our audience as a whole. The information gives us an idea of how fast device/operating system/browser environments improve on their own.