Month: November 2015

EntityStore and TermStore for Wikibase/Wikidata

I’m happy to announce the public release of two new PHP libraries that provide services around Wikibase, the software behind Wikidata. They are called QueryR EntityStore and QueryR TermStore. Both these libraries provide persistence and lookup services for… Read More

Wikidata/Wikibase Json Dump Reader

I’ve created a small PHP library to read from, and iterate through, Wikidata/Wikibase JSON dumps. Wikidata is the free knowledge base that anyone can edit, and serves as a central data repository for Wikipedia and associated projects. Wikibase… Read More

Rewindable PHP Generators

Today I was refactoring some code in one of my libraries, and ended up replacing a named Iterator class with a Generator. To my surprise this changed behaviour, which I noticed due to a broken test. A test… Read More