Free and open source tool #3: Dokuwiki

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I’ve always liked wikis, and I have used MediaWiki a lot in the past, and I do like it. One drawback is that the syntax of Dokuwiki is different than MediaWiki, and so the more I use it, the more I forget when I use MediaWiki. But I’m converting my tech wiki to from MediaWiki to DokuWiki.

New kid on the block: BlackbaudNow

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The online help for BlackbaudNow is powered by the open source software MediaWiki. It is well hidden, but a somewhat savvy MediaWiki user will notice the telltale signs (the URLs are one giveaway.) Did they contribute anything back to the MediaWiki community? Blackbaud announced, just in time for AFP, their new product, called BlackbaudNow , in partnership with PayPal. It is a curious service.

Trending Sources

Wiki Syntax madness

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I have two other wikis ( a public and private wiki) that are in Mediawiki, on my web host. I didn’t get so far into coding the markup, but I had decided that I’d follow MediaWiki’s syntax, since it was the most popular wiki software. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Wiki Syntax madness November 26, 2007 As most people deeply imbedded in Web 2.0,

Software for Collaboration

Idealware

Confluence or MediaWiki) Blog Network: Community of linked blogs where users interact with posts and feedback (i.e.WordPress or TypePad) What do you think? Everyone suddenly wants to collaborate! For some reason (I suspect it's related to the economy, though I haven't pinned down exactly how) my phone is ringing off the hook these days with people who want to talk about how software can help teams collaborate.

The Muppet Wiki! One of the Ten Best Wiki Communities

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's why I so happy to discover that my colleague, Daniela Faris, at Icommons has written a blog post profiling ten fascinating wiki communities hosted by Mediawiki software. Source: Muppet Wiki.

Resource Roundup 1/10 | Idealware

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APIs you can really use (LinuxWorld) 10 mashup-ready public APIs that the programmer types will find useful - including GoogleMaps, MediaWiki, and one that allows you to easily insert comments into any webpage.

This guy is right on

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The ED wants file sharing or VNC but won’t even try to use MediaWiki to maintain basic documents. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology This guy is right on April 18, 2007 A blog reader introduced me to a new blog by a guy named Phil Jones. Among other great things, he has this amazing post about Microsoft, and their future. Basically, he argues that in the era of Web 2.0,

Building Intranet and community network sites

Idealware

You can do this using an inexpensive hosted service, such as wikispaces or zoho's wiki , or you can install on your own server the original mediawiki or newer full systems such as tikiwiki. These days, having an “Intranet” comes up a lot as a requirement for website projects. I'm using the term advisedly to refer to a range of needs for private space for organizing campaigns and collaboratively developing ideas.