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The MediaWiki bot API

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The MediaWiki bot API

Presenter Roan Kattouw
Themes Technology
About the presenter
Roan Kattouw is an active volunteer MediaWiki developer, and have been since June 2007. He as been the maintainer and most active developer of the MediaWiki bot API, the subject of this talk, since September 2007.

The MediaWiki bot API is an ever-growing interface which allows bots and other tools to communicate with the MediaWiki software in an easy and efficient way. This presentation aims to provide an introduction to the bot API by giving an overview of its history, core features, practical uses and challenges for the future.

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