[MediaWiki-l] "Working with MediaWiki" 2nd edition now available (including for free)

Luis Miguel Morillas morillas at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 20:27:01 UTC 2017


Hi, Bill,

Here [1] you can get the links to the streaming

[1] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/EMWCon_Spring_2017

Saludos,

-- luismiguel  (@lmorillas)


2017-03-15 20:35 GMT+01:00 Bill Traynor <btraynor at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 1:23 PM, Daniel Barrett <danb at vistaprint.com> wrote:
>> Richard wrote:
>>>Obviously [Yaron's] book is newer and more updated than the O'Reilly
>>>one, but I'd be curious to see how it compared to the O'Reilly one
>>>otherwise if someone has read them both.
>>
>> Hi, I wrote the O'Reilly book.
>>
>> Yaron's book is surely more current with Mediawiki syntax and development practices.
>> Go buy it. :-)
>>
>> Where my book stands out, even today, is in coverage of the practical, big-picture issues
>> of planning, rolling out, and maintaining a wiki in a large, corporate environment.
>> (For example, see Chapter 10, "Practical wiki design.")  My team at Vistaprint runs possibly
>> the largest and most successful corporate wiki in the U.S. if not the world.
>> It's 10 years old this Friday and has 250K topics, thousands of users, 100+ custom extensions,
>> and a full-time software development staff since its inception. So we've accumulated a lot
>> of wisdom, and I tried to distill some of it into the book.
>
> Your book saved me on many occasions.
>
>>
>> FYI, my direct report, Daniel Renfro, presented on some of our work and our current
>> challenges at EMWcon last week.
>
> Were these talks recorded by any chance?  I'd love to watch them.
>
>>
>> DanB
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