**Name**: Haritha H
**IRC**: haritha_ (freenode)
**Time zone**: UTC +5:30(IST- India)
**Location**: Kerala, India
**Typical working hours**: Weekdays 5PM-2AM, Weekends : 9AM-11PM
This project aims to implement reading lists into wikimedia projects. The idea was suggested in the [[https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2015_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Reading#Reading_List community wishlist consultation]] and supported by multiple community members.
Mentors: @Jhernandez (technical), @4nn1l2 (community)
Right now the only way to save pages into lists is using the watchlist (one single list, multipurpose, tailored for editing tasks) or using wiki pages in the user namespace (public lists, non-structured wikitext, no grouping, filtering, sorting, etc.).
The scope of the project is to provide users with ways to save pages into lists/buckets, in a private way (like the watchlist), for later reference or reading. This should work on the desktop site and the mobile site both.
===Core objectives===Core Objectives==
**Adding to the list:** A logged in user can save pages into their reading lists from either of:
# From the page itself - a button ( probably a book icon ) neatly arranged next to the Watchlist button would be the best approach.
# User can save pages into lists
# From the lists interface - a Special:Reading List page, which can allow adding pages to user reading lists.
**Managing lists:** A logged in user can create new lists, and provide a name and description for their own reference. By default, all additions goes to a default list.
## From the page itself
## FIn general, a user can get the following options from the lists interfaceSpecial page:
# View the user's reading lists
# User can create new lists, and provide a name and description for their own reference
# User can access their list of lists
## And can view i # Edit their readings lists
# Edit title/description of the reading list
## And can edit it # Remove/add pages to the reading list
### Edit title/description # Sort items (manually, by edit date, by added date)
### Remove/add members # And can delete it
### Sort items (manually, by edit date, by added date # And can export it to a public page (wikitext)
## And can delete it
## And can export it to a public page (wikitext)
# Adding in tags each item, for reference ( see screenshot attached ).
# Setting reminders to lists ( echo notifo reminding about it )
# Exporting list as books ( PDF/epub )
# Sharing ownership of lists with other users
== Timeline ==
=====Before Project Begins=====
- Focus on fixing more bugs related to Gather extension and get microtasks done.
- Understand the drawbacks of Gather and make required steps not repeat them in Reading List
=====During Project Period=====
| **Tasks to be completed **|**Timeline**|**Period(weeks)**|**Task**
|Community bonding period, get familiar with the community, contribute by submitting and fixing bugs.|22 April to 23 May 2016|
|Set up the basic outline.| 24 May to 31 May 2016|
|Comunity Bonding Period|23/04/16-10/05/06|4 |Interact with community get details on Reading List implementation. Sketch the basic outline of Reading List. Collect details for database. Understand how to implement the core objectives of the project.Set up database-Add basic Functionalities |1 June to 8 June 2016 |
|Set up basic outline| 23/05/16 - 28/05/16|1|The source code for basic outline would be written.||Front end Phase I| 9 June to 16 June 2016|
|Set up the database | 29/05/16 - 03/06/16|1 |The complete database tabl|Code review, Fixing bugs|17 June to created and tested if it works properly.|20 June 2016|
|Front end Phase I| 4/05/16 - 25/06/16|3 |The first three core objectives would be accomplished in this week, along with code review.Mid Term Evaluation| 21 June 2016|
| Mid-Term Evaluation| 26/06/16- 27/06/16|1|Project would be submitted for Mid-Term Evaluation||Adding to Special Preferences: Reading List|22 June to 28 June 2016|
|Adding Reading List tab to Special:Preferences| 28/06/16 - 5/07/16|1|Reading List Tab would be made available in Special Tab||Front end Phase II|29 June to 14 July 2016|
| Front-end Phase II| 06/07/16 - 24/07/16|2|The last two core would be accomplished within this week along with required additional objectives required.Writing unit tests,Testing the work flow|15 July to 25 July 2016|
|Tes|Writing|25/07/16 - 8/08/06|2|Code cleaning and testing.| Documentation, Deployment|25 July to 12 August 2016|
|Writing Documentation, Deployment| 9/08/16 - 22/08/16|2 |Writing the documentation for Reading List.||Code Cleaning and Wrap-up|12 August to 21 August 2016|
| Final Report Submission| 23/08/2016-28/08/2016|1|Wrap up the project after rechecking and submit code. |22 August 2016|
I am a FOSS evangelist, Computer Science major from Amrita School of Engineering, India. I started contributing to Open Source through Mediawiki doing small bug fixing. Having worked with the different kinds of bugs in a different environment improved my skills to analyze the code and submit relevant patches. All my contributions would be listed down in my Gerrit, Github. As a newbie, I was encouraged by the community on various platforms like mailing lists, IRC, which kept me involved and motivated was the constant support from the community.
I am a self-motivated programmer who is working towards for the development of a strong FOSS community by helping as many as FOSS enthusiast as I could. I have volunteered to conduct a Google Code-In three-day workshop for school teachers, so more young students can start contributing to the Open source. Through this event, some students started contributing to MediaWiki.
**Operating Systems **: GNU/Linux, Windows
**Version Control System**: Git