I'm Marty Hernandez Avedon. I'm a dev with a background in graphic design and writing.

I recently finished my internship with the Wikimedia Foundation, where I updated 24 MediaWiki API docs, and created a demo app and tutorial. In 2018, I apprenticed at Microsoft, and previous to that, I worked on mobile apps and tutored adults in Swift/iOS.

Feel free to get in touch with me. I love working with new coders and supporting other folks from "untraditional" backgrounds (whatever that may mean).

Recent Posts

Wikimedia Overview

Monday was my last day interning on Wikimedia’s Action API project. I completed my tutorial that evening, publishing it to the main site after getting final feedback on the third draft. About a month before that, I had finished editing my twenty-fourth API article, and set to work on the... [Read More]

Wikimedia Week 7

It’s the midpoint of my internship, and this week’s official theme is revising expectations. That has certainly been something on my mind these past few weeks. [Read More]

Wikipedia Turns 18

On Sunday, I attended the Wikipedia Day meetup sponsored by Wikimedia NYC, in Manhattan. We were celebrating in advance of Wikipedia’s birthday on January 15th. [Read More]

Wikimedia Week 5

Going into week 5, things have been slow. The two weeks in between this post and the last coincided with the winter break for staff at the Foundation. Consequently, I’ve been less active, though I have been scrupulous about keeping to my two articles published per week. [Read More]

Wikimedia Week 3

I’m in the middle of week 3 of my internship with Wikimedia. I’m still working my way through the top 50 articles, but I’m getting faster. We’ve also started talking about what shape the app I’ll be working on will take. [Read More]