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How to: Create a Chat Application with a WebSocket

2016-04-05 - 07:56 by PeterThoeny in Development
WebSockets are a relatively recent addition to the World Wide Web. Sockets are well known in Unix and Linux for many years, used to create endpoints for communication...

Nested Searches or Hash Searches

2016-03-12 - 20:41 by JaniHamalainen in General
I`m a fairly new user to TWiki and upon encountering a scenario where I needed to do a complicated search I remembered reading about the ability to do nested searches...
Comments: 0 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2016-03-12 - 23:22

TWiki-6.0.2 Released - Better Usability, Better App Platform

2015-11-30 - 08:02 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki 6.0.2 is released, shipped through the virtual door! This is a patch release that brings some usability enhancements, such as easier installation, and strengthens...

How to run TWiki reliably on a public website

2015-10-16 - 02:34 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki is typically used in an access restricted environment, such as behind a corporate firewall. There are many publicly accessible TWiki sites as well, such as the...

Responsive Multi-Column Page Layout using CSS

2015-05-08 - 01:18 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
The internet becomes more and more mobile; mobile devices are used increasingly to access the internet and intranet, including company internal TWikis. The goal is...

Automate Workflows with If-Then-Actions

2015-04-30 - 04:28 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki has a new IfThenActionPlugin to automate workflows. Administrators can define if then actions that are triggered when a topic is viewed or saved, an attachment...
Comments: 0 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2015-05-29 - 18:19

How Secure is your Passphrase? Generate a Dice-Indexed Passphrase using TWiki

2015-04-20 - 02:59 by PeterThoeny in Development
A passphrase acts as a master password that is used to securely store other passwords. It has to be strong so that it can`t be easily cracked and expose the other...

Setting and Getting JSON Objects using JSON Path

2015-03-30 - 20:28 by PeterThoeny in Development
JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data interchange format based on a subset of the JavaScript Programming Language. It is easy for humans to...
Comments: 0 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2015-07-15 - 18:17

Structured Wiki: Enterprise Wiki & Application Platform = Flexibility & Power

2014-11-01 - 07:47 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki is unique in the enterprise wiki space because it is also an application platform. Sharing content among team members in a wiki has many advantages, and brings...

Announcement: TWiki-6.0.1 Released - Better Usability, Improved App Platform

2014-10-15 - 07:42 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki 6.0.1 is released, shipped through the virtual door! This is a patch release that brings a number of usability enhancements, such as drag drop file attachments...

Internet Slowdown to Protest for Net Neutrality

2014-09-10 - 20:58 by PeterThoeny in General
September 10th is the Internet Slowdown. Cable companies want to slow down your favorite sites, for profit. To fight back, TWiki.org is participating by adding a symbolic...

Häppy Collaboration at Work!

2014-08-16 - 22:21 by PeterThoeny in Community
The Open Source TWiki Team wishes you H ppy Collaboration at Work! Peter Thoeny, TWiki.org Founder

Attachment drag and drop with the updated PatternSkin

2014-05-28 - 02:25 by HideyoImazu in Usability
PatternSkin now has an HTML5 based attachment drag and drop capability. It will be part of the upcoming TWiki 6.0.1 release. You can use the drag and drop feature...
Comments: 0 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2014-05-28 - 17:35

How to create a print button that opens up a print dialog box

2014-05-16 - 03:57 by PeterThoeny in Development
I was tasked to add a print button to a TWiki application that opens up a print dialog box. This one click option is more user friendly than the standard Print Version...

How to cache a sidebar for better performance

2013-12-27 - 01:08 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
If your TWiki has a sidebar, top bar or bottom bar that has a lot of dynamic content it can slow down your whole TWiki browsing experience. For example, displaying...
Comments: 0 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-12-28 - 06:50

Download & How To: VMware Virtual Machine With CentOS 6.4 64-bit Minimal and Apache Webserver

2013-10-28 - 02:17 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
CentOS (Community Enterprise Operating System) is a very popular Linux distribution based on RedHat Enterprise Linux. The default CentOS distribution is too bloated...

Announcement: TWiki-6.0.0 Released - Better Usability, Scalability & App Platform

2013-10-22 - 09:07 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki 6.0.0 is released, shipped through the virtual door! This is a major release that has a shiny new dashboard look, brings many usability enhancements, strengthens...

TWiki formatting - Doing a test report

2013-08-07 - 21:05 by StefanAlthoefer in Applications
Recently I started creating test reports in our company`s Twiki, which is already used for project management and knowledge base. Below you find some formatting tricks...
Comments: 0 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-08-07 - 22:59

Advanced TWiki Spreadsheet Formulas: Power and Flexibility - Not For Grandma

2013-03-25 - 04:14 by PeterThoeny in Development
TWiki`s SpreadSheetPlugin just got 9 new functions that add hash capabilities to TWiki. But first some history. Spreadsheets became accessible to the masses in the...
Comments: 4 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2014-10-24 - 18:53

New TWiki Extensions to Watch Pages, Get Notified, Connect to SAP, JIRA, and More

2013-03-16 - 03:55 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki.org has a lot of activity recenty, especially on the extensions. Here is a quick overview on some new plugins release in the last few weeks. TWiki has a new...

TWiki-5.1.4 Released: Get. Work. Done.

2013-02-18 - 09:13 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
We just released TWiki 5.1.4 it can be downloaded immediately from TWiki.org and SourceForge.net. The TWiki VM, a VMware based virtual machine has been updated as...

TWiki-5.1.3 Released: Usable. Fun. Powerful.

2012-12-17 - 09:24 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
We just released TWiki 5.1.3, it can be downloaded immediately from TWiki.org and SourceForge.net. The TWiki VM, a VMware based virtual machine has been updated as...

Generate Fun Text for Social Media: Strike Out, Mirror, Flipped & Upside Down Text

2012-11-20 - 05:42 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
This text tool is for fun and to learn Javascript. If you want strike out text, mirrored text, flipped text or upside down text, then this is it. You can copy and...
Comments: 0 - latest comment by VivianLee - 2016-01-11 - 23:44

TWiki-5.1.2 Released: Rock Solid. Usable. Fun.

2012-10-10 - 08:22 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
We just released TWiki 5.1.2, it can be downloaded immediately from TWiki.org and SourceForge.net. The TWiki VM will be updated as well in the next few days. I`d like...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:17

Free Geolocation Lookup - Where is This Website or IP Address?

2012-08-14 - 05:57 by PeterThoeny in Applications
This blog post has two purposes: 1. Free application to find the geolocation (geographical location) of an Internet domain name or an IP (Internet Protocol) address...

Häppy 25th Birthday, HyperCard!

2012-08-11 - 17:08 by PeterThoeny in General
25 years ago today, Apple genius Atkinson held a press conference at MacWorld in Boston to unveil HyperCard. Apple pitched HyperCard as a way to hyperlink together...

The Internet Map - Fascinating Ways to Visualize the Web

2012-07-31 - 07:29 by PeterThoeny in General
The Internet Map (click to enlarge) Ruslan Enikeev created a cool interactive map of the Internet. The four biggest circles are google.com, facebook.com, youtube...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:16

Open Source License vs. Copyright vs. Trademark - How They Differ

2012-07-19 - 21:46 by PeterThoeny in General
This article is intended for busy business people with interest in open source. I have seen that there are misconceptions on open source licensing, copyright and trademark...
Comments: 6 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2014-02-20 - 02:31

How to: Single Sign-on, a Convenient Way to Authenticate Users

2012-06-29 - 06:47 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
Single sign on (SSO) is a way to authenticate users on multiple related, but independent software systems. Once logged in, a user can switch from one system to the...
Comments: 4 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-09-26 - 21:29

What Are Transclusions? How to Use Them in TWiki Applications

2012-05-27 - 18:26 by PeterThoeny in Development
Transclusion is the inclusion of a document or part of a document into another document by reference. For example, press releases have an about section. Rather than...

Social Media Software: A Crowded Space - Not Just Facebook

2012-05-19 - 08:22 by PeterThoeny in Social Business
Social Media is everywhere. As it is with many things, new technology is first pushed in the consumer space, then enters the enterprise market. Friday was a big event...

Book: Information System Design Using TWiki

2012-05-14 - 08:08 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
Book by PhilGochenour, XML Press, ISBN:978 0982219171, Apr 2012. `Combining real world experience with a veteran teacher`s ability to communicate, Phil Gochenour`s...

How to Debug Networked Apps Using Tcpdump

2012-05-06 - 02:06 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
I recently did yet another LDAP / Active Directory integration for a TWiki installation. LDAP has many knobs to turn, it can be challenging to configure it properly...

TWiki Screenshots: How to get work done using TWiki

2012-04-23 - 22:20 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki.org has a new gallery of screenshots illustrating how TWiki is used to get work done. These screenshots just scratch the surface: TWiki has a lot of functionality...

Public TWiki Sites

2012-03-29 - 06:44 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki as an Open Source Enterprise Wiki and Web Application Platform is primarily designed to be used at the workplace. Millions of people in over 50,000 organizations...

TWiki Foundation Plan & Personal Change for TWiki Founder

2012-03-01 - 05:10 by PeterThoeny in Community
TWiki was born as a collaborative project 14 years ago. The TWiki project changed the workplace for many people in a fundamental way, bringing more transparency, accountability...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:28

TWiki.org Blackout to Fight Internet Censorship a Success

2012-01-19 - 07:46 by PeterThoeny in General
On Tuesday I was asked if TWiki.org was going to participate in today`s blackout campaign to protest against SOPA and PIPA, the legislation to combat piracy currently...
Comments: 5 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:31

New TWiki-5.1.1 Release: Easy to Use, Easy to Upgrade

2012-01-16 - 09:49 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
Great work, TWiki.org team! Year over year you create rock solid code. You guys rock! We just released TWiki 5.1.1 aka Istanbul Release. A big THANK YOU to everybody...

TWiki I/O Architecture Explained

2011-12-20 - 05:51 by PeterThoeny in Development
TWiki as an enterprise wiki is frequently used across many teams in an organization. Over time more and more content is maintained in TWiki. Teams use many other enterprise...

Case Study: How 10,000 Researchers at CERN Collaborate Using TWiki

2011-11-15 - 01:17 by PeterJones in Deployment
CERN, the Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world`s largest and most respected centres for scientific research. At the European Laboratory for High...

How to Export TWiki Data in CSV Format for Use in Excel

2011-11-11 - 21:25 by PeterThoeny in Development
Sometimes it is desirable to export TWiki forms based data from TWiki applications. CSV (comma separated values) is a simple file format that is widely supported by...

Two Adopted Real-World Solutions for Enterprise Collaboration

2011-11-01 - 06:16 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
I gave two technical sessions last month at the Valley Code Camp, one on How to Run a Long Background Process in a Web Application, the other one on How to Create...

Super Angel Ron Conway Talks About Entrepreneurship, Early Google and Facebook

2011-10-27 - 09:43 by PeterThoeny in Social Business
Yesterday I attended a Rajeev Circle event at Stanford University. Professor Rajeev Motwani was an extraordinary connector between Stanford University and the entrepreneurial...

How to: Turn Text Upside Down

2011-10-19 - 08:23 by PeterThoeny in Development
Want to surprise your friends on Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus? How does this work? The text appears to be upside down (flipped), and it is possible to paste it...

Case Study: Morgan Stanley has Globally Replicated Intranet TWiki With 30,000 Users, 500,000 Pages

2011-10-03 - 20:56 by JitendraKavathekar in Deployment
At Twiki we are fortunate to have a large and active base of users. Due to the long term success of the TWiki open source project, we estimate about 50,000 teams...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-11-20 - 19:23

How to Use Regular Expressions to Parse Nested Structures

2011-09-15 - 08:09 by PeterThoeny in Development
This is an advanced topic that teaches how to to parse nested tree structures such as programming languages and spreadsheet formulas using regular expressions in Perl...
Comments: 4 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:35

How to Run a Long Background Process in a Web App

2011-09-07 - 05:48 by PeterThoeny in Development
Web applications need to respond quickly to user actions. From a usability point of view, anything that takes longer than a second or two will distract the user from...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:32

TWiki Has a New Solution for Point & Click TWiki Upgrade

2011-09-06 - 07:07 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki has a reputation of being difficult to upgrade. The TWikiUpgradeGuide describes how to upgrade TWiki, which is a manual and elaborate process that can take a...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:36

TWiki.org Announces TWiki-5.1 General Availability

2011-08-29 - 04:57 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
New TWiki 5.1 release for enterprise collaboration with primary focus on usability for non technical users. TWiki`s user base consists of millions of users on...
Comments: 3 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:36

Wiki Applications and The Long Tail

2011-06-04 - 05:38 by PeterThoeny in Social Business
First, what is Long Tail? From Wikipedia: `The Long Tail refers to the statistical property that a larger share of population rests within the tail of a probability...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:39

Social Media at Work: Viral Shift towards Information Age

2011-05-30 - 23:47 by PeterThoeny in Social Business
Over the last decade I have seen organizations change fundamentally by applying wikis and other social media technologies at work. I was recently invited to speak...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:41

How to Create an Amazon EC2 Instance (and Install TWiki)

2011-05-28 - 19:53 by PeterThoeny in General
I recently installed TWiki in the cloud, the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). I am sharing my installation experience for all to enjoy. EC2 is part of Amazon Web...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by SachinKumar - 2016-03-06 - 08:30

How to Create Image-less Gauges

2011-05-25 - 05:12 by PeterThoeny in Development
Do you have a need to show gauges in your TWiki or HTML pages? TWiki has a GaugePlugin to show images like or /Plugins/GaugePlugin/tambar1.gif or /Plugins/GaugePlugin...

Introduction to QR Code, a Matrix Barcode

2011-02-13 - 08:51 by PeterThoeny in General
QR Code is a two dimensional barcode developed by Denso Wave in Japan. It is very popular in Japan and is getting more popular in the USA. For example, offers a QR...
Comments: 4 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2014-03-27 - 17:26

Twiki robot in Super Bowl car commercial?

2011-02-08 - 05:01 by PeterThoeny in General
There was a short glimpse of a robot getting loaded into a car in a commercial of yesterday`s Super Bowl. Was it the Twiki robot from the old television series Buck...

Web 2.0 Primer: How Does Ajax Work? With Ajax Example

2011-01-07 - 11:24 by PeterThoeny in Development
By now you are very familiar with Ajax: Photos on Facebook load in the background without reloading the whole page, and when you type a word into the Google search...
Comments: 5 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:25

Point and Click: Color Picker / Color Code Generator

2011-01-05 - 07:56 by PeterThoeny in General
Color: Do you need to pick a color for your web pages? Use the color picker to the left; point and click, then copy the hexadecimal color code to your website or...

New TWiki-5.0.1 Release: Focus on Usability and Quality

2010-10-15 - 23:03 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
New TWiki 5.0.1 Release With Magic Release Date: 10 10 10 It took 4 month to release the first patch release after TWiki 5.0.0, not seen since the very early days...

How to Create a TWiki Application

2010-09-10 - 00:18 by PeterThoeny in Applications
TWiki applications are a wonderful part of TWiki. They help automate workflows you have at the workplace. I am writing this how to blog because not many people know...
Comments: 8 - latest comment by EmielVanRiel - 2017-07-17 - 13:01

New TWiki-5.0.0 Release, Growing TWiki Community

2010-06-03 - 18:07 by PeterThoeny in General
TWiki.org has a new look. We just released TWiki 5.0.0. We enjoy increased contributions in the community. You can join us! TWiki 5.0 has many enhancements in features...

New OpenID integration for TWiki to login with AOL, Google, Verisign and other OpenID accounts

2010-05-03 - 09:22 by IanKluft in Deployment
TWiki has a new OpenID login feature. It allows users to log in to TWiki sites which have enabled this feature, using accounts from an OpenID provider. OpenID has...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:43

New TopMenuSkin for Better Usability and Functionality

2010-04-23 - 21:55 by PeterThoeny in Deployment
TWiki has a new skin called TopMenuSkin that will be part of the upcoming TWiki 5.0 release. The default PatternSkin is very functional and has been refined over time...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:43

Case Study: TWiki at Consultancy Aseaco AG

2010-02-25 - 10:38 by MichaelGulitz in Deployment
As a mid size consulting company offering higly specialized services for SAP customers we were facing the requirement to create a new infrastructure for inhouse knowledge...

Lunch & Learn Webinar: Structured Wikis at Work - Enterprise 2.0 in Action

2010-02-24 - 19:44 by PierreKhawand in General
Please join us for tomorrow`s webinar on: Structured Wikis at Work Enterprise 2.0 in Action. A wiki enables teams to organize and share content and knowledge in...

Adding Geolocation to TWiki

2010-01-24 - 05:52 by PeterThoeny in Applications
TWiki is continuing its path of innovation: TWiki has now plugin for geolocation. Geolocation is the identification of the real world geographic location of an Internet...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:20

Did TWiki.org go commercial?

2009-11-11 - 19:58 by PeterThoeny in Community
Once in a while I get asked if TWiki.org went commercial. I believe a clarifying blog post (on 12 month old news) is warranted because I have seen a lot of inaccurate...

Evolution of TWiki use at TU Delft

2009-11-05 - 22:33 by PeterThoeny in Community
The Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands is running TWiki since 2004 at wiki.tudelft.nl. They created a nice visualization of the evolution...

TWiki User Meetup and Enterprise 2.0 Keynote in San Francisco, Nov 2009

2009-10-28 - 08:18 by PeterThoeny in Community
Dear TWiki users in the San Francisco Bay Area: Our fourth Silicon Valley TWiki User Meet up is happening in San Francisco to coincide with the Enterprise 2.0 Expo...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:45

Please vote for TWiki at Enterprise 2.0 Conference Launchpad

2009-10-12 - 23:44 by PeterThoeny in Community
TWiki got selected as a Quarter Finalist at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference Launchpad contest. The Launchpad is looking for innovative applications to feature at the...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:45

TWiki.org Community Update, September 2009

2009-10-05 - 22:45 by PeterThoeny in Community
The TWiki.org community has been working hard on our upcoming Helsinki release along with making regular patch releases for the current version of TWiki. I would like...

Please support the open source TWiki project

2009-07-11 - 02:51 by PeterThoeny in Community
The TWiki project got nominated as one of 10 finalists in the `Best Project for Enterprise` category at the SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards 2009, this among...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:46

Sun Blue Print -- Best Practices for Deploying TWiki On GlassFish/LRWPinJava

2009-05-14 - 19:37 by NagendraNagarajayya in General
`Best Practices for Deploying TWiki Software On GlassFish Application Server Using LRWPinJava`, a Sun blue print document for deploying TWiki applications...

Nominate TWiki for 2009 SourceForge.net Community Choice Award

2009-05-13 - 23:44 by PeterThoeny in Community
The TWiki community needs your support! SourceForge.net is currently accepting nominations for their annual Community Choice Awards. They will be accepting nominations...
Comments: 5 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:47

Happy New Year -- 10 Years TWiki!

2009-01-02 - 07:05 by PeterThoeny in Community
Incredibly, TWiki is now 10 years young! Although I started TWiki in 1998, the oldest TWiki distribution I found is TWiki19990120.zip, e.g. 20 Jan 1999. TWiki re defined...

Relaunch TWiki.org Project

2008-10-27 - 19:55 by PeterThoeny in Community
There are some tremendous opportunities for our project. In order to take full advantage of these, today Peter Thoeny and the management team at NET decided to re...

Project Network Diagrams From Tables

2008-10-26 - 02:33 by SeanCMorgan in Applications
Introduction CPM/PERT diagrams (which Microsoft Project refers to by the ambiguous name of `network diagrams`) are useful for planning what needs to be done in what...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:52

First TWiki book ever ... in German language!

2008-10-22 - 05:09 by WolfMarbach in General
There we go! I would like to announce that there will be the first book about TWiki in German language available from November this year! Being passionate about TWiki...
Comments: 3 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:53

Issues Upgrading TWiki

2008-10-17 - 19:04 by ChrisHogan in Usability
Having just made some positive comments in my last couple of blog posts, I must also, sadly, make some negative ones. The capability of the configure script to import...

ISO 9000 Compliance System

2008-10-17 - 18:51 by ChrisHogan in General
On the same theme as my last post, we;ve also been able to implement an ISO 9000 compliance monitoring system. We`re members of the Professional contractors Group...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:34

TWiki Based Accounting

2008-10-17 - 18:41 by ChrisHogan in General
A somewhat belated posting. Last year I started to port a number of spreadsheets I had into TWiki. I based topics on someexamples I found on the main TWiki site, such...
Comments: 3 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:52

New release of ToolTipPlugin addresses security issue

2008-10-03 - 02:23 by GeorgeClark in General
I`ve fixed a security issue in the TWiki:Plugins.ToolTipPlugin. Any sites using this Plugin should upgrade to the newest version. If your site uses any topic or web...

TWIKI as foundation for the "NEST" Project Platform

2008-10-02 - 09:48 by MarkoRintamaki in General
TWIKI as foundation for NEST 1.1 Project Platform Hi TWIKI community! I am Marko `NarsuMan` Rintam...
Comments: 3 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:49

Case study - Improving performance of TWIKI using Glassfish/LRWPinJava

2008-09-29 - 21:06 by NagendraNagarajayya in General
A case study that shows improving the performance of TWIKI has been published on the https://lrwpinjava.dev.java.net/ LRWPinJava website. Glassfish/LRWPinJava improves...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:54

TWiki Application Report - Holiday Planner

2008-08-17 - 12:57 by StefanAlthoefer in Usability
My group in our company had the same problem as all groups: How to coordinate annual holiday for the group members? Recently we used the wall calendar in my office...
Comments: 3 - latest comment by SeanCMorgan - 2008-08-19 - 15:13

TWiki 4.2.2 fast patch release out now.

2008-08-10 - 15:18 by SvenDowideit in General
I just built and released a patch release TWiki 4.2.2 that fixes the following issues found by users: Registration with verification fails in 4.2.1 REVINFO...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by MartinSeibert - 2008-08-10 - 15:24

TWiki in The Conversation Prism

2008-08-06 - 04:23 by VickiBrown in General
In his article, Introducing The Conversation Prism, Brian Solis writes: Over the last month, I worked with Jesse Thomas of JESS3, to create a new graphic that helps...

Release Managers comments on TWiki 4.2.1

2008-08-04 - 22:29 by KennethLavrsen in Development
Here is the release manager`s (KennethLavrsen) reflection on TWiki 4.2.1 As release manager for TWiki for almost 3 years I have been managing the releases of quite...

More stability for TWiki 4.2 - Over 150 bugs fixed

2008-08-04 - 20:52 by MartinSeibert in Development
The TWiki community has just released a big patch release for the newest TWiki version 4.2. In the new release, that can be found at http://www.twiki.org/cgi bin/view...

Moldy Oldies

2008-07-22 - 22:45 by VickiBrown in Usability
How can you determine if old content is `moldy` (stale) or simply doesn`t need to be changed regularly? TWiki is terrific. Anyone can add pages. However, if you...
Comments: 4 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:38

Building a Twitter Reader With pyTwerp and TWiki

2008-07-08 - 02:10 by VickiBrown in General
One of the features of Twitter is that it runs 24/7/365. (Un)fortunately, I don`t. So, I miss things. I especially miss tweets from people in the `other` hemispheres...

Sorting Lists in TWiki

2008-07-06 - 18:05 by VickiBrown in Usability
Where I work, we have started a page for `new people` in the department. People are added to the page as they join the group. Each person has a section for mini bio...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-04-08 - 06:59

Bits and Pieces

2008-07-06 - 06:07 by VickiBrown in General
Working with TWiki doesn`t need to be big and showy to learn something from it. I did lots of TWiki work last week. 1. I redid our Breadcrumbs in our home TWiki...

Universal Wiki Edit Button for TWiki

2008-06-20 - 14:44 by SvenDowideit in Usability
There has been progress towards making the Web properly Read Write at Universal Edit Button site. TWiki.org and Bugs site have been Universal Edit Button enabled...
Comments: 3 - latest comment by MichaelDaum - 2008-06-23 - 06:48

New Employee Application

2008-06-13 - 19:57 by DavidWolfe in General
In our company with several geographically dispersed teams, we found it challenging to keep up with who our coworkers are in other offices. Another challenge was that...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by SvenDowideit - 2008-06-13 - 23:58

Parameterized Includes

2008-06-08 - 23:07 by RichMorin in Usability
I have recently been creating a number of TWiki pages that contain multiple variations on very similar code; e.g., many twisties like this one: where the only difference...

TWiki presented at LSM / RMLL 2008, 3rd of July

2008-06-03 - 20:24 by OlivierBerger in General
TWiki will be presented at Libre Software Meeting / Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre 2008 in Mont de Marsan (France) on 3rd of July. TWiki is used by Espace...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by MartinSeibert - 2008-06-07 - 20:50

TWiki Twitters

2008-05-22 - 02:56 by VickiBrown in General
Perhaps you`ve heard of Twitter, the microblogging service that lets you stay in touch with friends, old and new, by web, IM, or SMS. Twitter lets you tell others...

TWiki - It's In Your Closet

2008-05-20 - 14:36 by VickiBrown in General
Show the world `It`s in TWiki`. Wear a TWiki t shirt! Choose your style. Available in the Shop. Read more about what the community is doing about making merchandise...

Wikis are the glue holding Intranets together

2008-04-24 - 13:20 by Martin Seibert in General
As a knowledge management system and employee portal, a Wiki is of incalculable value within the company network, fueling the Intranet motor. In an Intranet, standard...

Join the Silicon Valley TWiki User Meet-up 16 May 2008

2008-04-22 - 18:59 by PeterThoeny in General
The upcoming quarterly Silicon Valley TWiki User Meet up is scheduled for Fri, 16 May 2008 05:30 PM. Please reserve the date and RSVP at TWikiMeetUpInSiliconValley...

Next Friday: TWiki meetup in Delft, Holland

2008-04-22 - 08:39 by KoenMartens in General
Next Friday afternoon will be the second TWiki meetup in Holland. We will be guests at the technical university in Delft, at the department of policy and management...

Toronto Wiki Tuesdays: Using Wikis to Debate

2008-04-07 - 19:59 by MartinCleaver in General
As part of the 2008 Wiki Tuesdays Guest Speaker Series, Adrian Fritsch (Software Consultant and founder of debatum.org) will lead discussions at Toronto Wiki Tuesday...

Scalability of TWiki

2008-03-26 - 06:24 by PeterThoeny in General
Sometimes we get the question on how well TWiki can scale. This blog post compiles scalability related information so that you can plan your TWiki deployment effectively...
Comments: 4 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2008-04-03 - 05:18

Why there should be a Wiki integrated into every Intranet

2008-03-17 - 12:18 by Martin Seibert in General
Within an Intranet, Wikis are a good means for the quick and uncomplicated collecting of information that is needed for the long term; this creates a base of knowledge...

Branch development with SVK

2008-03-11 - 20:30 by GilmarSantosJr in Development
Sometime ago I started TWikiStandAlone project and one of the first problems I faced was `which code base should I use?` Since I would create a branch, I thought...

TWiki Standalone: What is it about?

2008-03-11 - 15:28 by GilmarSantosJr in General
I already wrote a post about TWikiStandAlone project, but after I read the minutes from GeorgetownReleaseMeeting2008x03x03, I realized many people could be thinking...

TWiki using IIS and Windows Authentication

2008-03-06 - 15:57 by PhilipSweetenham in General
My use for TWiki is for an installation, on an intranet, where users don`t have to re enter their passwords (or worse still have yet another to remember). I now have...

Requesting customer feedback on removing RCS files in subdirectories feature

2008-03-04 - 07:05 by KennethLavrsen in General
The TWiki development team asks for customer feedback for the following proposal. TWiki has a documented feature that allows the admin to setup TWiki at installation...

Meeting like-minded TWiki-adepts

2008-03-02 - 17:08 by KoenMartens in General
More and more, TWiki enthousiasts around the globe are getting together to share experiences and talk about TWiki and how it is being used. These meetups are a great...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by CarloSchulz - 2008-03-26 - 18:13

TWiki, YouTube and $2,000

2008-02-28 - 15:48 by MichaelCorbett in General
TWiki is one of the most powerful application wikis around and, with over 2 million users, it is also one of the most widely used. The trouble is, the mainstream...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by MartinSeibert - 2008-03-14 - 09:40

Second Silicon Valley User Meetup

2008-02-17 - 18:42 by VickiBrown in General
The February Community Summit meeting was followed, on Friday night, by an open TWiki User Meetup. Approximately 35 TWiki users and interested parties convened to...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2008-02-21 - 05:57

Community Summit - Sunnyvale, CA Feb. 2008

2008-02-17 - 18:29 by VickiBrown in General
On Thursday and Friday, Feb 14/15, I attended the TWiki Community Summit in Sunnyvale, CA. The location and and wireless internet access for the meeting were provided...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2008-02-21 - 05:56

TWiki Meet Up - Silicon Valley - November 29, 2007

2007-12-17 - 19:53 by AmirShobeiri in General
We had a wonderful first Silicon Valley TWiki User`s Meet Up at Plug and Play Tech Center Thursday night (Nov 29). More than 50 TWiki users were in attendance and...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2013-11-20 - 19:27

Does TWiki need a Foundation?

2007-12-16 - 14:47 by KoenMartens in General
Sparked by the emergence of NET, a new commercial entity delivering enterprise class TWiki services, the debate of a TWiki Foundation has been reopened. NET has TWiki...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2007-12-18 - 18:11

Plugins And TWiki 4.2.0

2007-12-10 - 22:11 by KennethLavrsen in Development
The release 4.2.0 is closer than ever. With the RC2 and the very short list of release blockers of which most are documentation and confirmation of fixes things...

How to REST

2007-11-14 - 10:37 by CrawfordCurrie in Development
A Long, Long Time Ago RafaelAlvarez contributed a REST architecture for TWiki that until relatively recently had been largely ignored. That`s a shame, because TWiki...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2007-11-14 - 18:46

TWiki Stand Alone Project: Do You Want Flexibility?

2007-10-26 - 20:33 by GilmarSantosJr in Development
I`m a undergraduate computer science student from University of Bahia and I worked with TWiki administration at Science Department and at Brasil. I like TWiki a lot...
Comments: 3 - latest comment by MichaelDaum - 2007-11-14 - 09:19

Status of 4.2.0 from the release manager

2007-10-13 - 10:55 by KennethLavrsen in General
Some observations from your release manager. Quality We have 19 urgent bugs open. We have 86 normal bugs open We are not able to release a release...

Two TWiki Applications under my belt, Going for the Third

2007-10-13 - 02:29 by NeilRG in General
I`m a systems administrator and programmer at a non for profit working closely with civilian agencies in the US. The organization as a whole is interested in Wikis...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by PeterThoeny - 2007-10-16 - 21:10

Case Study: KQED's QUEST Program Managed by TWiki

2007-10-05 - 06:02 by PeterThoeny in General
Last night I went to the Wednesdays` October event in San Francisco. KQED, the Public Radio/TV for Northern California, gave a presention on how they use TWiki in...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by CarloSchulz - 2007-10-05 - 09:14

set expiry and ETags to improve your TWiki performance

2007-09-27 - 12:37 by SvenDowideit in General
TWiki uses alot of static files, and util we implement the magic js and css minify we`ve been talking about for a while, you can reduce the load on your apache server...
Comments: 1 - latest comment by RichardDonkin - 2007-09-29 - 10:36

TWikiRelease04x02 branched, and Beta 1 released

2007-09-20 - 01:27 by SvenDowideit in Development
Release 4.2.0 Beta 1: zip tgz installer We have begun the count down to a new TWiki Release. For people wanting to help test the releases, there are nightly builds...

TWiki Usability Tricks Pt1: Turn your index into a sitemap

2007-09-12 - 16:09 by CarloSchulz in Usability
If you are scanning one of the current indexes (WebTopicList and WebIndex) for a specific topic you have no idea which other topics are related e.g. which topics are...
Comments: 7 - latest comment by SeanCMorgan - 2008-08-27 - 16:24

Block-level 'IF' is quite easy, really

2007-09-01 - 10:18 by CrawfordCurrie in Development
As an experiment, more to see if it was possible or not, I just extended %SECTION to support an `if` type and an ELSE clause. This lets you write something like this...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by CrawfordCurrie - 2007-09-17 - 20:20

WYSIWYG nitty gritty

2007-08-27 - 22:42 by CrawfordCurrie in Development
In last night`s TWiki release meeting I was asked for some detail on some of the design decisions I made during the WYSIWYG development for TWiki. Rather than answer...
Comments: 2 - latest comment by CedricWeber - 2007-09-03 - 09:20

TWiki meetups

2007-08-25 - 09:09 by KoenMartens in General
The success of the TWikiCommunitySummitRome2007 inspired those present in having lots of local meet ups. Rome clearly showed how inspiring and helpful face to face...

First TWiki community summit yields positive results

2007-08-20 - 20:56 by KoenMartens in General
On august 15th 16th the first ever TWiki community summit was held in Rome. The event was sponsered by NET, the recently introduced provider of a commercial, certified...


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