Tag: Semantic 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… Read More

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,… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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,… 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

PHP Framework Interoperability Group

Those who have worked with me in recent history know that I’m rather passionate about reuse and interoperability. Holding that in mind it should not come as a surprise that I’m very happy to announce Wikidata and Semantic… Read More

DataValues Geo 0.1.1 released

I’m happy to announce the release of DataValues Geo 0.1.1. DataValues Geo is a library containing value objects to represent geographical information, parsers to turn user input into such value objects, and formatters to turn them back into… Read More

Upgrading an extension that now uses Composer

This blog post is aimed at users of the MediaWiki software that have extensions installed, and want to upgrade one or more to a version that makes use of Composer. At present this is of particular relevance for… Read More

DataValues library

Last week I released the first version of the DataValues library. This blog post serves as an introduction to that library, explaining the motivations behind it, and providing a historical context. (Originally posted on November 24, 2013) A… Read More