Submissions/Presenting the Tool Labs

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Submission no.
5012
Subject no. 
P2
Title of the submission

Presenting the Tool Labs

Type of submission

Presentation

Author of the submission

Marc-André Pelletier

Country of origin

Canada

Affiliation

Wikimedia Foundation

E-mail address

marc@uberbox.org

Username
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract

As part of the Wikimedia Labs, the Foundation has made available a new resource for community developers: the Tool Labs. A key goal of Tool Labs is to provide an easy development environment meant to be used as a ramp to the Test/Dev Labs environment, as well as a stable and reliable home for community maintained external tools like bots and webservices.

This presentation showcases this infrastructure and its uses, demonstrate its features, and gives an introduction on how community developers can use it for their own projects.

Detailed proposal

As part of the Wikimedia Labs, the Foundation has made available a new resource for community developers: the Tool Labs. A key goal of Tool Labs is to provide an easy development environment meant to be used as a ramp to the Test/Dev Labs environment, as well as a stable and reliable home for community maintained external tools like bots and webservices.

Covered:

  • Presentation of the infrastructure (15 min)
  • Showcase of tools and projects using the Tool Labs (10 min)
  • How to join the Labs for your own projects (15 min)
Track
  • Technology and Infrastructure
Length of presentation/talk
55 Minutes (including 15 minutes of Q&A)
Language of presentation/talk

English

Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?

Yes.

Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
  • This should be scheduled before Migrating from the Toolserver to Tool Labs workshop (5034) if both are accepted (attendees to the former may wish to join the latter)


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