In the previous post, we talked about why Wikimedia chose JSONSchema instead of Avro for our Event Data Platform. This post will discuss the conventions we adopted and the tooling we built to support an Event Data Platform using JSON and JSONSchema.
Programs like Google Summer of Code, Google Season of Docs, and Outreachy can provide a platform to accelerate your FOSS journey. Learn about Wikimedia’s outreach programs.
The Wikimeda Foundation has been working with event data since 2012. Over time, our event collection systems have transitioned from being used only to collect analytics data to being used to build important user facing features. This 3 part series will focus on how Wikimedia has adapted these ideas for our own unique technical environment.
Sometimes a simple bugfix can take longer than expected, but seeing it through is worth the journey.
In this post, Lalitha, an Outreachy intern from 2020, shares her experience with the program.
Part 2 of 2 posts exploring Ceph and Wikimedia Cloud Services.
Part 1 of 2 posts exploring Ceph and Wikimedia Cloud Services.
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.