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Work on Metrics tools wm-metrics and MediaCollectionDB, refactoring and code quality.
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Over the past years, we (@PierreSelim, @Lena and me) have worked on tools for analysing collections of media on Wikimedia Commons. Our most advanced one so far is wm-metrics, which also has a Web interface on ToolLabs, and we started some deep rewrites of the backend with MediaCollectionDB.

For this hackathon, I worked on setting up a proper testing and quality infrastructure for MediaCollectionDB, with continuous integrations, linting, unit test runner, test coverage, and autodocumentation on ReadTheDocs.

I also worked on refactoring the backend code of wm-metrics, taking steps to decouple the database access layer from the computing code ; and separate the generic code from the concept of a FDC round.

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Can this task be resolved now?

Also, I tried associating it to a project other than Wikimedia-Hackathon-2015, but I could not find a clear candidate.

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I am happy with the results in the context of the hackathon. Work will continue but this can be closed.