User:Alangi Derick

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Derick N. Alangi (a.k.a d3r1ck)
Volunteer Developer, Member of AffCom, @ Wikimedia
Even a good player will someday be the toy of a better player. It's called Karma. --Unknown
Alangi Derick at Wiki Indaba 2017

About me

Q29642872 is a volunteer developer in the Wikimedia movement (from Africa, precisely) working on MediaWiki and related projects for over 3 years now. Some activities of mine include:

My work

Technical contributions to MediaWiki and related projects that power Wikipedia, see contributions. Got into the Affiliations Committee (AffCom) as a member in 2017, was a past GSoC participant (pioneer African to Wikimedia) in the year 2016. Also been mentoring Google Code-in (GCI) program for Wikimedia in 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018, mentored Outreachy Round 15 for Wikimedia. Currently a GCI Mentor + Org Admin for Wikimedia.

View my user page sub-pages.

Contact me

  • EMail: alangi.derick at
  • GitHub: ch3nkula
  • IRC nick: d3r1ck on Freenode
  • Channels: #wikimedia-dev, #wikimedia-dev-africa

Note: Things should be kept simple so, this is just a summary of my works. Feel free to ping me and lets talk :). You can read about how I started and evolved in the Wikimedia movement via this little story of mine. The story isn't complete, it just mentions remarkable achievements in the Wikimedia movement about me.