Semantic MediaWiki & Semantic Forms
Date: March 13, 2008
Chapter: New York
Location: Robert Half Technology
Speaker: Sergey Chernyshev, Yaron Koren
Event ID: 7088747
Location provided by Robert Half Technology
Speaker: Sergey Chernyshev Director of Web Systems, truTV
Yaron Koren Semantic Forms
The Semantic MediaWiki (SMW) allows users to add structured data to MediaWiki pages through simple wikitext markup that identifies relations between pages and attribute values of pages. With this information, SMW can help to search, organize, browse, evaluate, and share the wiki's content.
Semantic Forms are an extension, based around Semantic MediaWiki, that allows users to create forms for adding and editing pages that use templates to store semantic data. Forms are defined using editable text files, written in a custom markup language, that are then parsed on-the-fly when a form is needed.
MediaWiki is a free software wiki package originally written for Wikipedia. It is now used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis. MediaWiki