Month: March 2014

Maps 3.0.1 and Semantic Maps 3.0.3 released

I just released version 3.0.3 of Semantic Maps, and recently released Maps 1.0.1 as well. Both these releases bring some minor fixes and translation updates. You can get the new versions by running “composer update”.

Status of the new Wikibase (de)serialization code

A quick update on the status of the new serialization and deserialization code for Wikibase, the software behind Wikidata. For a long time now, we’ve had two serialization formats. One intended for external usage, and one intended for… Read More

Big Ball of Mud

A while back I somehow stumbled upon a little paper about the Big Ball of Mud patten. This was an interesting and amusing read. In this blog post I’m adding some additional thoughts from my side, on things… Read More

Semantic Extra Special Properties 1.0 released!

I am happy to announce the 1.0 release of the Semantic Extra Special Properties extension! This release fixes various issues and makes the extension compatible with the latest MediaWiki, Semantic MediaWiki and PHP versions. It adds several new… Read More