Wikipedia Hackathon at BITS Hyderabad

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 25, 2012 08:42 AM
CIS - A2K team and BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus are organizing a hackathon for their tech fest — ATMOS on October 26 - 27, 2012, from 6.00 p.m. on October 26 to 6.00 a.m. on October 27.

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Oct 26, 2012 10:00 AM to
Oct 26, 2012 10:00 PM

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An all night hackathon to get started in contributing technically to the world’s largest source of free information – Wikipedia. The code that you write (and eventually deploy) will be viewed/used 7,938,026,125 times a month! Write user scripts that fix annoying little things with the way Wikipedia functions. Write bots to import (and accurately maintain) large amounts of information from various sources into Wikipedia. Write tools to make it easier to maintain Wikipedia’s standards and fight spam. Most of all join the awesome Open Source community and have fun!

Pre-requisites:

  • Preferable working knowledge of HTML/CSS/Javascript *or* python.
  • Laptops, which you will have to carry with you.

To register for the event, click here.

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