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New discovery tool for technical documentation

The Wikimedia Developer Portal guides technical audiences to key documentation and community resources. By organizing links into thematic sections focused on developer tasks, it helps people more easily find information about Wikimedia technology.
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Modernizing our tech stack for serving maps at Wikipedia

Mediawiki allows editors to contribute with geospatial content. Learn more about the internals of the map technology we use and the improvements introduced.

What it takes to parse MediaWiki page titles… in Rust

MediaWiki page titles are the primary identifiers for all wiki content – learn how they are validated, normalized and parsed and what it took to do so in Rust.
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