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Selenium Ruby framework deprecated

Written by zeljkofilipin on Oct 30 2017, 1:44 PM.

This is your friendly but final warning that we are replacing Selenium tests written in Ruby with tests in Node.js. There will be no more reminders. Ruby stack will no longer be maintained. For more information see T139740 and T173488.

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Tech talk: Selenium tests in Node.js

Written by zeljkofilipin on Oct 27 2017, 12:04 PM.

Željko Filipin, Engineer (Contractor) from Release Engineering team. That's me! 👋

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Selenium Ruby framework deprecation (September)

Written by zeljkofilipin on Sep 25 2017, 3:27 PM.

Originally an email sent on September 25 2017 to qa, engineering and wikitech-l mailing lists.

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Selenium Ruby framework deprecation

Written by zeljkofilipin on Sep 25 2017, 3:14 PM.

Originally an email sent on August 23 2017 to qa, engineering and wikitech-l mailing lists.

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Selenium tests in Node.js

Written by zeljkofilipin on Sep 25 2017, 2:57 PM.

Originally an-email sent on April 3 2017 to qa, engineering and wikitech-l mailing lists.

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New feature: Embed videos from Commons into Phabricator markup

Written by mmodell on Jun 1 2017, 11:49 PM.

I just finished deploying an update to Phabricator which includes a simple but rather useful feature:

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Sponsored Phabricator Improvements

Written by mmodell on Jul 27 2016, 10:44 AM.

In T135327, the WMF Technical Collaboration team collected a list of Phabricator bugs and feature requests from the Wikimedia Developer Community. After identifying the most promising requests from the community, these were presented to Phacility (the organization that builds and maintains Phabricator) for sponsored prioritization.

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Code Review Office Hours

Written by mmodell on May 9 2016, 9:50 PM.

Starting Thursday May 12th, 13:00 PDT ( 20:00 GMT ) we will be having the first weekly Code Review office hours on freenode IRC in the #wikimedia-codereview channel.

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What's new: Lots of improvements on phabricator.wikimedia.org

Written by mmodell on Feb 23 2016, 12:23 AM.

Not a lot has changed for Wikimedia's instance of Phabricator over the past few months. That's because a lot has been happening behind the scenes, as well as upstream at Phacility. Members of the Release-Engineering-Team and Team-Practices group have been working since December 2015 to integrate various upstream changes, however, nothing was released to our production instance because there were so many important features that were in-progress and not yet fully usable. Additionally, we had to figure out exactly how these features would fit with the specific needs of our project and test a lot of functionality to be sure that we would not break anyone's workflows.

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