The Wikimania Hackathon is August 12-14, just over 1 week away! Details are listed below.
Registration for the Wikimania Hackathon has now opened ! To register, submit your information to the Wikimania organizers, which will give you access to the Wikimania platform . Find out who else is attending, and add yourself to the participants’ list .
The Hackathon will take place virtually on Pheedloop, the Wikimania platform . This platform complies with WCAG 2.1 AA, and will support screen readers, font adjustments, and many other accessibility features. Video sessions will be held in Jitsi through this platform.
Format of the event
The Hackathon consists of events spread over three days :
On the first day, there will be a pre-Hacking showcase to share project ideas and find collaborators. Anyone can present a project, and anyone can come as an observer.
Throughout the next two days, there will be open hacking, social events, and technical sessions. Anyone can offer a session; just claim a slot on the schedule!
Finally, there will be a final showcase to share the projects worked on during the Hackathon.
Preparing for the Hackathon
There are many ways to take part in the event. Think about what project you might want to work on (see examples from past Hackathons ), add your idea to Phabricator , and consider presenting at the pre-Hacking showcase. Host a session by adding information to the schedule . Check out information for newcomers . And don’t forget to register !
Srishti on behalf of the Hackathon organizing team