Wiki Education Dashboard — make the survey system fast and usable
|Mentor||Sage Ross (ragesoss)|
|Suitable for Beginners?||no|
|Tags||Ruby Rails React performance Wikipedia|
|Applications (1st Choice)||5 (4 submitted | 1 in-progress)|
|Applications (2nd Choice)||6 (6 submitted | 0 in-progress)|
|Code of Conduct||https://github.com/WikiEducationFoundation/WikiEduDashboard/blob/master/CODE_OF_CONDUCT.md|
|License||MIT license (MIT)|
The Wiki Education Dashboard is a Rails and React app that supports a wide variety of efforts to get newcomers started on Wikipedia and other free knowledge projects. It is used by for 400 university classes in North America every semester for assignments in which students write Wikipedia articles in place of a term paper, as well as by Art+Feminism for about 300 Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon events per year, and hundreds of other projects across the world that focus on improving Wikipedia and bringing in newcomers.
- Necessary: proficiency with Ruby, ideally with some knowledge of Rails and ActiveRecord.
- Necessary: proficiency with HTML and CSS
- Helpful: familiarity with HAML
Tasks And Features
- Make the survey assignments and results pages faster
- One possible approach to this may involve reimplementing these pages in React
- Add features to and fix bugs in the survey question editing interface
If you are thinking of applying to this project for RGSoC 2020 and have any questions, feel free to contact the project mentor by leaving a comment below or using the following channels:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants can email to request a Slack invitation, and we can answer questions / discuss ideas / help with project setup from there.
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Sofia Stephenson, Monday, March 30, 12:39 UTC
Hi Sage! Team Codinator is very interested in this project. I have sent you an email to inquire :)
tea-n-biccies RGSoC, Friday, March 20, 13:41 UTC
Dear RGSoC applicants - we have added a new FAQ page to the website. Please check this out before asking mentors your questions, as we may already have an answer for you :)
Further details of how to apply to RGSoC (by 23:00 UTC on 30 March 2020) can be found at https://railsgirlssummerofcode.org/students