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In this newsletter: Release Status along with a sampling of items posted to the TWiki Blog
Articles have been shortened, below, to save some space. If you're particularly interested in one of these items, be sure to visit the link to the complete entry! View the newsletter online at http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Blog/TWikiNewsletter2012x05x14
Current release: TWiki-5.1.1, released 2012-01-14
TWiki-5.1 introduced many usability enhancements, such as point and click user data management, more visual user profile pages with picture selector, and a backup feature to help upgrade TWiki sites. This release also strengthens TWiki as an application platform to more easily build custom wiki applications.
See http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Codev/DownloadTWiki for download, and for current and previous release information.
Book by PhilGochenour, XML Press, ISBN:
978 0982219171, Apr 2012. Combining real world experience with a veteran teacherís ability to communicate, Phil GochenourísInformation System Design Using TWiki demonstrates the basic principles behind any system design, whether itís a cookbook or a software companyís wiki.
-- 2012-05-14 - 08:08 by PeterThoeny
Read more: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Blog/BlogEntry201205x2
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 about this very useful feature TWiki offers as a structured wiki. TWiki has a built in database that can be used to write custom web applications. These are wiki applications that run in TWiki!
-- 2010-09-10 - 00:18 by PeterThoeny
Read more: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Blog/BlogEntry201009x1
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 been growing around the Internet recently. In response to user frustration with having to remember a login and password for every different web site, many organizations worked together to develop the OpenID standard.
-- 2010-05-03 - 09:22 by IanKluft
Read more: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Blog/BlogEntry201005x1
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. The new TopMenuSkin is derived from the PatternSkin and adds better usability and a corporate look, inspired by the TWikiNetSkin and Apple.
-- 2010-04-23 - 21:55 by PeterThoeny
Read more: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Blog/BlogEntry201004x1
As a mid size consulting company offering higly specialized services for SAP customers we were facing the requirement to create a new infrastructure for in-house knowledge transfer. Up to then the existing solutions we were using created huge dumps of single documents of almost every possible format. Searching across documents was not possible and thus the overall usage of the system declined. ...
-- 2010-02-25 - 10:38 by MichaelGulitz
Read more: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Blog/BlogEntry201002x2
TWiki has now plugin for geolocation. Geolocation is the identification of the real world geographic location of an Internet connected computer, mobile device, website visitor or other. IP address geolocation data can include information such as country, region, city, postal/zip code, latitude, longitude and timezone.
-- 2010-01-24 - 05:52 by PeterThoeny
Read more: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Blog/BlogEntry201001x1
The Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands has been running TWiki since 2004 at http://wiki.tudelft.nl. They created a nice visualization of the evolution of TWiki use from the very beginning...
-- 2009-11-05 - 22:33 by PeterThoeny
Read more: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Blog/BlogEntry200911x1
Visit the TWiki Blog at http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Blog.
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-- Contributor editor: VickiBrown -- 2012-05-14