The Growth team recently improved the performance of a script that prepares data for usage in the mentor dashboard. Learn about how they decreased the average runtime of the script from more than 48 hours to less than five minutes.
NFS is a central piece of infrastructure that is essential to services like Toolforge. Recently, the Cloud Services team at Wikimedia had been reviewing how we do NFS.
This year’s outreach programs were some of the most successful ever. This post highlights projects from Google Summer of Code 2021 and Outreachy Round 22.
In this post, you’ll learn about the complexities of keeping the deployment train running.
The Wikimedia Foundation Design Systems Team provides updates and outcomes from the recent Vue.js Designer Workshop and Developer Summit, which aimed to help us converge on a single design system and UI component library moving forward as we officially adopt Vue.js.
Learn more about how to participate in the small wiki toolkits initiative.
We have recently developed WikiNav, an interactive tool to analyze and visualize reader navigation, as part of an Outreachy-internship.
Wikipedia articles are missing images, and Wikipedia images are missing captions. A scientific competition organized by the Research team at the Wikimedia Foundation could help bridge this gap. The WMF is also releasing a large image dataset to help researchers and practitioners build systems for automatic image-text retrieval in the context of Wikipedia.
Wikimedia Cloud Services is planning improvements to the Quarry service.