Tag: MediaWiki

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Semantic MediaWiki now has a YouTube channel!

For many years, the talks at SMWCon, the biyearly Semantic MediaWiki conference, have been recorded. These recordings have ended up at various locations, though are always linked from the conference program pages on the wiki. Perhaps long overdue, …

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 …

New Semantic MediaWiki wiki!

The Semantic MediaWiki website/wiki has gotten a nice upgrade, consider this is Christmas present if you’re a SMW user 🙂 Several important issues got addressed. First off, we now have working HTTPS again. Furthermore, the site is now …

PHPCS and PHPMD: my experiences

PHPCS (PHP Code Sniffer) detects violations against a specified coding standard. PHPMD (PHP Mess Detector) is a similar tool, though with more of a focus on metrics. In this post I’ll go over how I started using them, …

Semantic MediaWiki news

It’s been a while since I last wrote about Semantic MediaWiki, even though several noteworthy things have happened since. In this post I’ll highlight some things that have happened since the 2.0 release. Semantic MediaWiki 2.1 Semantic MediaWiki …

Semantic MediaWiki 2.0 RC3

I am happy to announce the third release candidate for Semantic MediaWiki 2.0 is now available. Semantic MediaWiki 2.0 is the next big release, which brings new features and many enhancements. Most notably vastly improved SPARQL store support, …