Indic Wiki stats as grafana dashboard – wikimedia remote hackathon 2020


Last weekend, I attended "Wikimedia Remote Hackathon 2020". Due to the pandemic period, all the events are being moved to remote. Like other events, wikimedia hackathon also moved to remote. It was on May 9, 10 2020. Though it was remote, it was well planned and the organizing team took same efforts like the in … Continue reading Indic Wiki stats as grafana dashboard – wikimedia remote hackathon 2020

Notes : Wikipedia Mini Hackathon Chennai July 23, 2017


Today, from Indian Linux Users Group, Chennai, we conducted a mini hackathon on Wikipedia. We asked for ideas to the Tamil wiki community. Collected the ideas here - https://ta.wikipedia.org/s/6t7w We got 7 people. Balaji is a second year CS student. Syed Abuthahir is joining his first company as Python programmer tomorrow. His college senior Ajees … Continue reading Notes : Wikipedia Mini Hackathon Chennai July 23, 2017

ILUGC Hackathon – 2 – Wikipedia Hackathon – July 23, 2017


Announcing our second hackathon on July 23. This time it is all about Wikipedia. Venue : Hexolabs Interactive Tech Pvt Ltd, Type II/17, Dr.VSI Estate, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai 41. Phone - 044 42169699  Near NIFT, Opposite to Origin Towers. https://goo.gl/maps/XtTZXXDf3Ku https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4978570060#map=17/12.98271/80.25278 Date : July 23, 2017 Time : 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM Must: * Bring … Continue reading ILUGC Hackathon – 2 – Wikipedia Hackathon – July 23, 2017

The things I liked at Mediawiki Hackathon 2017, Vienna


The Mediawiki Hackathon 2017 was organized at Vienna, on May 19,20,21 2017 very well. I liked many things in the entire event. Listing them here. 1. Awesome Event Organizing Team Wikimedia Austria has 3 full time employees. They provided their full support all the times, from the event announcement. The announcement pages are full with … Continue reading The things I liked at Mediawiki Hackathon 2017, Vienna

Notes : Mediawiki Hackathon 2017 – Vienna, Austria – Day 1


Reached Vienna yesterday evening. It is a nice, clean, low crowd, cold city. Walked around the city till midnight. The Day 1 of the hackathon started with a welcome session. Organizors explained about the event. Then, mentors introduced themself and many people pitched for working together with their projects. We are 260 participants from 48 … Continue reading Notes : Mediawiki Hackathon 2017 – Vienna, Austria – Day 1

Attending MediaWiki Hackathon at Vienna, Austria


Hackathons are the events I love most. We sit together with fellow developers, pick any task, focus and work till we make some minimum viable product or complete the project. I have attended mediawiki hackathon, chennaigeeks hackathons, and Tamil Open Source hackathons in chennai. They gave great results and good projects. For the first time, … Continue reading Attending MediaWiki Hackathon at Vienna, Austria

Minutes – Hackathon on OpenSource Software for Tamil Language


We conducted a Hackathon on OpenSource Software for Tamil Language, last sunday. Mohan, Rajesh, Gowtham, Ragunath and myself gathered. I have already listed few project ideas on my blog. https://goinggnu.wordpress.com/2017/03/03/project-ideas-part-1-looking-for-contributors/ https://goinggnu.wordpress.com/2017/04/22/project-ideas-part-2-looking-for-contributors/ https://goinggnu.wordpress.com/2017/03/04/let-us-create-maps-in-tamil/ Mohan worked on fixing the Tamil Text-to-Speech engine, provided by IITM. It was an android app. As the source code was given, Mohan … Continue reading Minutes – Hackathon on OpenSource Software for Tamil Language