MediaWiki for Developers Training Course

Course CodeCourse Code

mwdev1

Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Completion of Administering Mediawiki course highly recommended.

Intermediate-level experience with LAMP Intermediate CSS/HTML experience

Overview Overview

This course jumps into the deep end of the pool; we are going to go over every essential aspect of MediaWiki development, including:

  • Mapping out the core code
  • Creating extensions
  • Modifying and Creating Custom Skins

This course is for intermediate-level LAMP developers and up, preferably with some styling experience.

Course OutlineCourse Outline

The Structure and Purpose of MediaWiki

  • Where we are now
  • How it ended up this way
  • Current efforts, and the future

The path router

  • The startup and shutdown of MediaWiki

The Includes Directory

  • 'Here be dragons': a map to the includes directory
  • Walking through
  • Marking out your points of interest

Essential files, classes, and methods

  • Database
  • The parser
  • Image Handling
  • The API
  • The Job Queue
  • Pages, articles, revisions, and titles
  • Global functions

Extensions

  • What you need to know
  • A Game of Chess: Choosing your moves wisely
    • Hooks
      • The limitation of hooks
    • Object-oriented extension versus hooking
      • Dead ends, and how to avoid them
  • When you have no other choice: modifying the core code

Special Pages

Troubleshooting

  • Where did it go?
    • Tracing the path of an object
  • What went wrong?
    • Debugging in MediaWiki
    • Finding the root of an error
    • Exceptions

Skins

  • We're extensions too!
  • Vector, and the current skinning efforts in MediaWiki
    • What is changing
  • Creating a skin from scratch
    • The classes you must work with (or around)
    • Creating the raw skin
    • Theming, and CSS classes at your disposal
  • JavaScript modules and page output

MediaWiki and the Database

  • The schema

Contributing, Gerrit, and working with the team

Bookings, Prices and EnquiriesBookings, Prices and Enquiries

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Private Classroom
 
Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote
From 3900PLN
Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet. More Information

The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Private Remote
1 3900PLN
2 2350PLN
3 1833PLN
4 1575PLN
Public Classroom
From 2550PLN
(74)
Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised

The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom
1 2550PLN
2 1675PLN
3 1383PLN
4 1238PLN
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
Poznan, Garbary 100/63Tue, 2018-02-06 09:003900PLN / 2550PLN
Białystok, ul. Malmeda 1Tue, 2018-02-06 09:003900PLN / 3000PLN
Bydgoszcz, ul. Dworcowa 94Wed, 2018-02-07 09:003900PLN / 2700PLN
Szczecin, ul. Sienna 9Mon, 2018-02-12 09:003900PLN / 2700PLN
Gdynia, ul. Ejsmonda 2Tue, 2018-02-13 09:003900PLN / 2700PLN

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