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Port language screenshots for VisualEditor from Ruby to JavaScript
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We were able to make language screenshots for VisualEditor (T64737) but since the code is Ruby , it was a constant struggle to fix the failures (T119482). If the tool was ported to JavaScript using Malu, more people would be able to fix the failures, including VisualEditor team.

We have a working tool in Ruby and it should not be hard to port it to JavaScript during Wikimania-Hackathon-2016. I have talked with @Amire80 and he is interested. I think @Ryasmeen would be interested too.

Next step: @Amire80 should contact people/teams that would be using the tool and ask them to join us at the hackathon.

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptApr 13 2016, 1:43 PM

We have JS browser tests?

zeljkofilipin added a subscriber: dduvall.EditedApr 21 2016, 1:14 PM

@Esanders apologies for the late reply, I was traveling.

Yes, @dduvall and I have experimented with Selenium+Javascript (T108874). The outcome is malu. Example how to use it in a repository is 256404.

Jdforrester-WMF triaged this task as Medium priority.Apr 26 2016, 8:28 PM
Jdforrester-WMF set the point value for this task to 0.Apr 28 2016, 1:21 AM
Elitre added a subscriber: Elitre.May 9 2016, 8:34 AM
zeljkofilipin added a project: Malu.

Change 295924 had a related patch set uploaded (by Esanders):
Add screenshots grunt task for taking documentation screenshots

Jdforrester-WMF closed this task as Resolved.Jun 28 2016, 3:37 PM
Jdforrester-WMF reassigned this task from Amire80 to zeljkofilipin.
Jdforrester-WMF removed a project: Patch-For-Review.
Jdforrester-WMF changed the point value for this task from 0 to 8.

Change 295924 merged by jenkins-bot:
Add screenshots grunt task for taking documentation screenshots

Change 300846 merged by jenkins-bot:
Remove Ruby implementation of language screenshots