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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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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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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I started off this week by creating some issues on github and will look into them one by one.
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Since the basic prototype has already been made, therefore I am now working towards improving further features. My main focus these days is the use and integration of Ajax and ULS to improve performance and user-experience.
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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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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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