Programmers worldwide participate in Wikipedia's Coding Challenge

October 2011 Coding Challenge has begun! Programmers are invited to enhance MediaWiki, the software that powers Wikipedia, by one of the following features:

  • Mobile Photo Upload – upload images and video via smartphone
  • Making Wikipedia More Alive – surface change in real-time
  • Wikipedia Slideshow – showcase Wikipedia’s beautiful multimedia

After less than a day, 500 contestants from 80 countries had already signed up to participate, but submissions are still welcome until November 7.

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