Few notes on Wikimedia hackathon 2022 at Villupuram – VGLUG


"Alright folks. It is showcase time. Show here the cool hacks you did in last 2 or days in wikimedia hackathon".Lucas announced this in IRC and telegram channels. It was Sunday night 8.30 PM IST. I was returning to chennai, in a bus.Joined the JitSi meet to see what the world has done recently. "Good … Continue reading Few notes on Wikimedia hackathon 2022 at Villupuram – VGLUG

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

solution for upload files to mediawiki site


I am working on a tool which automates the process of uploading files to a mediawiki site.i.e commons.wikipedia.org or your local mediawiki based wiki.Wrote the python script.You can get it here.https://github.com/tshrinivasan/voice-recorder-for-tawictionary/blob/master/mediawiki-uploader.pyBut, when I run it againt my local wiki, to upload the ogg files, it is not accepting it.throwing the error like following.$python mediawiki-uploader.py Traceback … Continue reading solution for upload files to mediawiki site

Hackathon on KDE, Wikipedia, Django – Exebit 2012 – IITM


Hackathon It's hacking time again! Hackathon 2012 brings to you the unique opportunity to hack on open source projects and win big prizes. Just unleash the hacker inside you and the rest will fall.. This year, we bring to you, developers from three open sources projects - KDE, Mediawiki and Django. They will help you … Continue reading Hackathon on KDE, Wikipedia, Django – Exebit 2012 – IITM

Announcing mediawiki-uploader


Tamil Wikipedia announced a Media Contest to increase the commons media files like photos, audio and video in the wikipedia world.see the announcement here.http://ta.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contest/enTo upload the photos there are two ways available so far.1. The web based upload wizardhttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:UploadWizard2. Java based upload tool - Commonisthttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Tools/CommonistWe have to provide a detailed filename and description to the … Continue reading Announcing mediawiki-uploader