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Information System Design Using TWiki

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Book by PhilGochenour, XML Press, ISBN:978-0982219171, Apr 2012.

Combining real-world experience with a veteran teacherís ability to communicate, Phil Gochenourís Information System Design Using TWiki demonstrates the basic principles behind any system design, whether itís a cookbook or a software companyís wiki. Gochenourís book builds an information system step by step, starting with the building block of all information systems, the topic, and continuing through metadata, search, to usability. With sample code that can be used to construct a complete, usable system on the TWiki wiki platform, Information System Design Using TWiki will help you harness the power of the TWiki wiki.

Whether you are looking for a way to learn the basics of information system design, or are someone who works with TWiki on a daily basis and wants a handbook and more extensive userís guide, this book is for you.

About Phil Gochenour

Phil Gochenour holds a PhD in comparative literature, specializing in media studies, from Emory University. His academic positions include Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Media Studies at the University of Virginia and Assistant Professor of English and New Media at Towson University, where he was also director of a post-baccalaureate online certificate program in technical writing and information design.

His experience in the technology industry includes information architecture and technical writing positions at CNET Networks, Inc. and Metaweb Technologies. Currently he is a technical writer consultant for Dell at the companyís Silicon Valley Development Center, where he develops user information systems for Dellís SMB cloud business applications.


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-- Contributors: PeterThoeny - 2012-05-14


This is a relatively small book, it is nicely written and has a good flow. I am happy to see that the little known application feature of TWiki is explained in this book in easy terms, using real world examples. See also blog How to Create a TWiki Application.

-- PeterThoeny - 2012-05-14

Topic revision: r1 - 2012-05-14 - PeterThoeny
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