VENU MADHAV. D.
PRADEEP KUMAR .K.
What is WIKI?
WIKI is a piece of server software that allows
users to freely create and edit web page
content using any web browser.
WIKI supports hyperlinks and has simple text
syntax for creating new pages and cross links
between internal pages.
HISTORY OF WIKI
A WIKI is a word taken from
Hawaiian language , in that the word WIKI
refers to ‘FAST’. It is a interactive web site,
which is a specialized web server generating
dynamic pages from the results of visitors
It was discovered and developed
by Ward Cunningham in 1993 for the purpose
of being used as a composition system.
Wiki is fully editable websites, are easily
accessible, require no software and allow its
contributors, in this case students, to feel a sense
of responsibility and ownership.
Students are used to the WebCT based
university Easy-learning environment .A full
analysis of the results is presenting that wikis
are recommended for improving the platform in
an effort to employ wikis and utilize them to
their full and absolute potential.
PRINCIPLES OF WIKI
The main principles of WIKI are
Unified and Tolerant.
APPLICATIONS OF WIKI
Simple office software.
-online spread sheets
Point - of - sale.
MERITS OF WIKI
Easy access – very convenient.
Easy to view others work.
Signature and time stamp facility.
DEMERITS OF WIKI
No ‘new message’ or ‘new modification’ alert.
Limited HTML functions.
Unintuitive login – sends user back to main
The idea of the WIKI, were willing to embrace
and generally found it easy to use.
The simplest online data base that could