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Project Details: GSoC 2017 with phpMyAdmin

As I had posted earlier, my proposal for ‘Improving phpMyAdmin’s Selenium testsuite and Error Reporting Server’ got accepted in Google Summer of Code with phpMyAdmin.

The project aims to provide some added and improved functionality in the areas of functional/selenium testing and phpMyAdmin’s error reporting server.

The project details are presented under two broad headings:

  1. Tasks related to Error Reporting Server
  2. Tasks related to Selenium testing

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Selected for GSoC 2017 with phpMyAdmin

The list of accepted projects for Google Summer of Code (GSoC), 2017 was published yesterday. My proposal on ‘Improving phpMyAdmin’s Selenium testsuite and Error Reporting Server’ submitted to phpMyAdmin has been selected.

This is the second time that I would be participating in GSoC and my second time with phpMyAdmin. This time I would be mentored by Michal Čihař. I would soon be adding a separate blog post about the project details.

Congratulations to all those whose proposals were selected. Cheers!

Looking forward to a great summer ahead with phpMyAdmin again! 🙂

Weekly phpMyAdmin contributions 2016 – Week13

 

Last week saw the release of phpMyAdmin 4.6.5 (and 4.6.5.1 which included two minor fixes in 4.6.5) and security releases 4.4.15.9 and 4.0.10.18.

The 4.6.5 release had two minor but irritating issues: one with  mysqli_real_escape_string() being passed improper parameters and was reproducible when $cfg['only_db'] or $cfg['hide_db'] are set, other one was about user being forced to input a partition count on new table create page. The fixes have been made and are released as a part of 4.6.5.1

Majority of last week was spent on refactoring and templating of various PMA_getHtml* functions apart from regular issue assessment.

Handled issues: