Haifux Club: MediaWiki: The software behind Wikipedia

Speaker:
Amir E. Aharoni
Date:
Monday, 3.2.2014, 18:30
Place:
Taub 6

MediaWiki is a Free software package for setting up a wiki site. It was originally developed to support Wikipedia, and now it is used by thousands of other sites. The lecture will show the general structure of the software on the level of user and on the level of the developer, it will demonstrate some of its unique features such as broad internationalization support and sophisticated JavaScript loading techniques, and will give the participants an opportunity to contribute to its development.

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