Category: Software

Final Rush Pro 5

I’m happy to announce the immediate availability of the Final Rush Pro 5 map for Supreme Commander Forged Alliance Forever. During the past few weeks I’ve been reworking version 4 of the map, and have added many new… Read More

Rewriting the Wikimedia Deutschland fundraising

Last year we rewrote the Wikimedia Deutschland fundraising software. In this blog post I’ll give you an idea of what this software does, why we rewrote it and the outcome of this rewrite. The application Our fundraising software… Read More

Maps 4.0.0-RC1 released!

I’m happy to announce the first release candidate for Maps 4.0. Maps is a MediaWiki extension to work with and visualize geographical information. Maps 4.0 is the first major release of the extension since January 2014, and it… Read More

Maps 3.8 for MediaWiki released

I’m happy to announce the immediate availability of Maps 3.8. This feature release brings several enhancements and new features. Added Leaflet marker clustering (by Peter Grassberger) markercluster: Enables clustering, multiple markers are merged into one marker. clustermaxzoom: The… Read More

Maps 3.7 for MediaWiki released

I’m happy to announce the immediate availability of Maps 3.7. This feature release brings some minor enhancements. Added rotate control support for Google Maps (by Peter Grassberger) Changed coordinate display on OpenLayers maps from long-lat to lat-long (by… Read More

Maps 3.6 for MediaWiki released

I’m happy to announce the immediate availability of Maps 3.6. This feature release brings marker clustering enhancements and a number of fixes. These parameters where added to the display_map parser function, to allow for greater control over marker… Read More

I T.A.K.E. 2016

Last week I attended the I T.A.K.E. unconference in Bucharest. This unconference is about software development, and has tracks such as code quality, DevOps, craftsmanship, microservices and leadership. In this post I share my overall impressions as well… Read More

Name All The Things!

I’ve created a new release of the “NameStuff” mod for Supreme Commander Forged Alliance, now titled “Name All The Things“. So no, this is not a post where I rant about good variable naming 🙂 The mod automatically… Read More

Maps 3.5 and Semantic Maps 3.3

I’m happy to announce the immediate availability of Maps 3.5 and Semantic Maps 3.3. Both of these are feature releases that bring new functionality, enhancements and bugfixes. They do not contain any breaking changes, and the installation process… Read More

Replicator: Wikidata import tool

I’m happy to announce the first release of Replicator, a CLI tool for importing entities from Wikidata. Replicator was created for importing data from Wikidata into the QueryR REST API persistence. It has two big conceptual components: getting… Read More