This week I have enriched the API for the feature. It was difficult because I was not used to the language at all, nor the project logic or structure. I have managed to get along with the task, after lots of investigation and lookups I came across a guessing solution for the time delay necessity. […]
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The past week has gone by so fast for me – each day I have sat and learned a bit more about CRON job, the Echo mechanism and so on. My little API need to activate a job that will be triggered somewhere in the future. Sounds simple, right? But to write it in code […]
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So this week I’m all about the unknown field – the PHP server. I had to implement an API for the new notification that I am writing, and it has to be in the existing mechanism. I have started to read the code base of the relevant extension, red and red and had a lot […]
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So this week was the actual first one that I really coded and got to know the code structure. It was challenging, I must admit: to work only with a guideline page (my mentors are extremely reactive but lives is a very different time zones) on a POC in very new tools, language and all. […]
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This week I have started to go deeper into the code and took my first and simple micro-task – just create a new notification type. Sounds easy, right? So, with all the documentation ready, I felt brave enough to give it a try, and – BAAM! my local environment got crashed. I picked up the […]
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The first week of the Outreachy internship program has elapsed at Wikimedia. We have introduced ourselves to the Wikitech-l mailing list. All the participants joined the Zulip to stay connected. Last week my mentors and I, also finalized our instant messaging medium so that I can reach out to them easily. My project is about […]
Read more "The First Week"
On this blog I would like to share my open source journey all the way from the application process to the final release of the project. Stay tuned and wish me luck.
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