Tag: Wikipedia

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 …

New extension: Include WP

Somewhere in the last two weeks I quickly wrote up a small new MediaWiki extension to include content from Wikipedia or some other MediaWiki install into pages on your wiki. It’s titled Include WP. The extension does not …

New in Maps 0.4.2

The last 2 days I’ve been fixing a whole bunch of issues in Maps and Semantic Maps that surfaced since 0.4.x. I’ve also taken some time to implement a new, and IMO pretty awesome, feature for Google Maps. …

Maps, soon to be on wikipedia?

Me and Yaron, my former Google Summer of Code mentor, agreed that Maps would be a good choice as mapping extension on the wikimedia wiki’s, like Wikipedia and Mediawiki.org. There are various reasons why we think Maps is …