User:Leszek Manicki (WMDE)/WMDE Engineering/Projects

Wikidata
Wikidata is a free linked database that can be read and edited by both humans and machines. Wikidata acts as central storage for the structured data of its Wikimedia sister projects including Wikipedia, Wikivoyage, Wikisource, and others. Wikidata also provides support to many other sites and services beyond just Wikimedia projects! The content of Wikidata is available under a free license, exported using standard formats, and can be interlinked to other open data sets on the linked data web.

Targets:

  • Development and maintenance of knowledge database about our world which can be read and edited by machines and humans.
  • Central provision of database content in all languages of the Wikimedia projects.

Technology: Media Wiki, Wikibase, PHP, JavaScript

Lydia Pintscher
Jens Ohlig
Jan Zerebecki
Katie Filbert
Marius Hoch
Daniel Kinzler
Jonas Kress
Adrian Heine
Thiemo Mättig
Lucie Kaffee
Benedikt Seidl
Adam Shorland
Jeroen De Dauw
Wikibase
Wikibase is the software that powers Wikidata but can be used for other projects too. It consists of a bunch of software components and libraries for creating, managing and sharing structured data. It is an open source project and everyone is welcome to join the development.

Targets: Development of MediaWiki extention for the administration of structured data.

Technology: MediaWiki, PHP, Java Script, Ruby, Python

Lydia Pintscher
Jens Ohlig
Jan Zerebecki
Katie Filbert
Marius Hoch
Daniel Kinzler
Jonas Kress
Adrian Heine
Thiemo Mättig
Lucie Kaffee
Benedikt Seidl
Adam Shorland
Jeroen De Dauw
Technical Wishes
Technical Wishes
In a joint process with the German Wikipedia community, technical wishes concerning the Wikipedia software MediaWiki are deployed.

Targets: Improvement of authors' working environment in Wikipedia.

Technology: MediaWiki, PHP, JavaScript

Tobias Gritschacher
Birgit Müller
Adam Shorland
Gabriel Birke
Christoph Fischer
Kai Nissen
Leszek Manicki
Jakob Warkotsch
This is the software that powers the fundraising campaigns of WMDE.

Targets: Acquisition of funding for Wikimedia Germany as well as the processing and analysis of donations.

Technology: PHP, JavaScript

Kai Nissen
Jeroen De Dauw
Gabriel Birke
Christoph Fischer
Leszek Manicki
An application that helps to generate a legally correct attribution for images from and for Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.

Targets: Create licensing safety for Creative Commons licenses with regard to the reutilisation of photos saved in Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.

Technology: Java Script, Commons API

Jakob Warkotsch
Leszek Manicki
Adam Shorland
Gabriel Birke
Christoph Fischer
Kai Nissen
Phragile generates sprint overviews and data visualizations (for example burndown, burnup charts) for projects in Phabricator.

Targets: Creates development progress overviews of in Phabricator administrated products and projects.

Technology: PHP, Java Script

Jakob Warkotsch
Leszek Manicki
Christoph Fischer
Benedikt Seidl
Adam Shorland
CatGraph
Catgraph is a simple and fast in-memory graph database which supports basic queries such as recursive category search and category intersection search in Wikipedia categories. It backs several tools such as Article List Generator and DeepCat Gadget.

Targets: Create overview of complex categories structures in Wikipedia.

Technology: C++, JavaScript, MediaWiki Gadget

Johannes Kroll