User:Alangi derick

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Alangi Derick (d3r1ck)
Student, University of Buea, Cameroon
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Alangi Derick

About me

Hello All! I'm a student of Computer Software Engineering. I'm interested in fixing bugs for MediaWiki and I love contributing to Open Source Software. I have worked with many extension so far in Wikimedia like; Echo, MobileFrontend, Core(wikimedia-core), Gather, Newsletter, Mailgun, Thanks etc... I aspire to one day work in the Wikimedia Foundation as a software engineering or work under the technical department in the Wikimedia Foundation.

My work

  • Since I joined Wikimedia Foundation, I have always had the burning desire to contribute as much as I can for this organisation. You can checkout my fixed bugs on Gerrit here: Bugs Fixed.
  • I am also co-authoring the Mailgun extension together with Tony Thomas(Author).
  • I mentored in the Google Code In program 2015, you can checkout the list of mentors here: Mentor List
  • I have also worked on IFTTT support for Wikipedia project by extending the app by supporting RSS feeds, here is the full description: Project Description. This project was carried out during the Google Summer of Code 2016 session by me together with my mentors: Stephen LaPorte, Lydia Pintscher, Marius Hoch and Benedikt Seidl. I am also one of the Founders of the Wikimedia Community User Group Cameroon. Check our page here: WMCUGC Page.

Contact me

  • E-mail:alangiderick at
  • Github :Alangi Derick
  • IRC Nick: d3r1ck on freenode
  • Channels: #wikimedia-dev, #wikimedia-tech, #wikimedia-mobile