CIS-A2K/Events/Mini-MWT at Christ University (2019)

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Title Mini-MWT at Christ University
Dates 20–22 May 2019
Timings 9:30 am – 4:00 pm IST
Venue CHRIST University, Bengaluru - 560029
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Program scheduleEdit

Day 1Edit

  • What is MediaWiki?
  • Installation of MediaWiki software
  • Getting familiar with MediaWiki structure
  • Gadgets Installation
  • Introduction to extensions and skins
  • Introduction to Git, GitHub, Phabricator, Gerrit
  • Submitting patches through Gerrit
  • Complete Overview of OOUI (Javascript/PHP)

Day 2Edit

  • Understanding the extension structure with BoilerPlate
  • Special Pages Extenstions
  • All about the i18n
  • Create Special Page Extension from ground 0
  • Tag extensions

Day 3Edit

  • UserScripts Creation
  • Wikimedia API
  • Create a python Flask Web app and Deploy it on Toolsforge
  • Brainstorming Program and Follow up Projects with Students


Note for participants
  • Timing:The event will start exactly at 10 am. Please come before 10 am.
  • Bring your laptop: Please bring your laptop. Internet connectivity will be provided by the college and the following things should be installed before coming to the event.
  1. Xampp
  2. Composer
  3. git
  4. mediawiki core(clonning)