FOSSASIA 2016 – Collaborative Spelling Dictionary

Hi! Been a long time!

I just got back from Singapore last week (March 18-20, 2016) where I was a speaker in FOSSASIA 2016. This was my first ever experience as a speaker at an international conference and it was pretty amazing!

For those who are new here, I worked with the WikiMedia Foundation as a Gnome’s Outreach Program for Women intern last year and developed the Collaborative Spelling Dictionary extension under the mentor-ship of my mentor, Kartik. This March I was invited to talk about this project at the FOSSASIA conference at Singapore! 🙂

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OPW 2014-15 Wrap-up – An Overview Of The Entire Journey (Till Now…)

I had been working on the project “Spelling Dictionary” extension as an OPW 2014 intern with MediaWiki. The OPW internship may have come to an end officially but the experience I gained here has managed to get me going even beyond! 🙂

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OPW MediaWiki Spelling Dictionary: Week 13

Welcome back! It’s the last week of the internship. I have mixed feelings regarding this: I am happy because of the wonderful journey I had and the various new things I learned and sad because it is coming to an end.

I’ll start with the accomplishments of this week. After my exams, I had a lot of tasks to do, and am happy to inform you all that I was able to manage it all within time (lots of coffee and a few sleepless nights! 😉 )

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OPW MediaWiki Spelling Dictionary: Weeks 8 & 9


I am glad to announce that I have successfully covered half way of a very significant journey of my life. We have just had our mid-term evaluation of the projects! And Spelling Dictionary is ahead of its timeline. 🙂

With much more enthusiasm, I kicked off Week 8! 😀

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OPW MediaWiki Spelling Dictionary: Week 7

Hello folks! 🙂

This week was of great importance as it was the last week before the mid-term evaluations, thus marking mid-way milestone of the project! 🙂

One very important task was to provide the option of importing and exporting to the admin. Therefore, I started this week by including page import/export options for admin on his dashboard.

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