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New MediaWiki extension: SubPageList

During 27c3 someone asked me to install an extension to list subpages onto the hackerspace.be wiki. I picked SubPageList3, as it seemed to most decent one. I did a simple test to see if it was working, and immediately found

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New MediaWiki extension: Live Translate

I’m happy to announce the release of a new MediaWiki extension I’ve been working on over the past two weeks. It’s titled Live Translate and allows live page translation via the Google Translate API. It also enables you to define

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New MediaWiki extension: Push

I’m happy to announce the release of a new MediaWiki extension I’ve been working on over the past two weeks. As you’ve might already have guessed from it’s name, Push, it enables you to push content of wiki pages to

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(Semantic) MediaWiki update

I’ve been neglecting my blog in favour of microblogging status updates and release notes, and have not written anything here for over a month and a half. Therefore I’m going to provide an overview of all the awesome (now also

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MediaWiki testing with PHPUnit

I figured having some unit tests for Maps, the MediaWiki extension to work with geographical data and display it by embedding dynamic maps into your articles, would be beneficial to it’s quality. It’s pretty hard to try cover all possible

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Zend Server for more awesomeness

About a year back I decided I had to change my development environment from working on a remote server with a simple text editor to something more solid, if I wanted to do serious PHP development. I went for Eclipse

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Switching to linux

I’ve been “switching” to linux for about 2 months now, and am making this post because I feel that at this point I can just drop Windows while continuing to develop and do other stuff at a normal rate. I’ve

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Maps and Semantic Maps 0.6.4 released

Maps and Semantic Maps 0.6.4 are now available for download. This release contains several new features, amongst which basic KML support for Google Maps, a new OSM service implementation and re-added service links support to the Geographical Coordinates data-type in

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A first look at VS 2010 and .Net FW 4

Two days I go I got the beta 2 of Visual Studio 2010, which is scheduled to be released in the first half of next year. With it, came .Net Framework 4 beta 2. I’ve taken a good look at

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Windows 7

I’ve been using windows 7 for 3 days now (on my primary machine), and these are my impressions: The good: It’s eating less resources then Vista – although I can’t imagine you didn’t already know that. It looks and feels

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