Tag: Open Source

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

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

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

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

Wikibase DataModel Services

I’m happy to announce the immediate availability of a new Wikibase library: Wikibase DataModel Services (which I’ll in this blog post refer to as DMS). Rationale behind the library The main motivation for introducing this new library is… Read More