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Wi Ki Presentation

  1. 1. WiKi Sopan Shewale, Persistent Systems Ltd.
  2. 2. What is Wiki? <ul><li>Web Site that allows visitors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to easily add </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remove </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>edit and change some available content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WikiWikiWeb == Writable Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As quick to contribute as e-mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to use (Generally Browser used) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ward Cunningham implemented the this concept first in 1995 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Examples of Wiki Tools
  4. 4. Examples of Wiki Tools
  5. 5. Which one should be used? <ul><li>Open Source Tool Vs Commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Is developer community active? </li></ul><ul><li>Tools/Plugins to Extend the Functionality? </li></ul><ul><li>Easiness to Manage the content </li></ul>
  6. 6. Which one is my Favorite? <ul><li>For What? </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Management in Enterprise Environment </li></ul><ul><li>A few Projects use it for Project management </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Site for Business Development Dept – sharing/managing customer related documents/presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Why Twiki? </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source (apache+perl-cgi) </li></ul><ul><li>Active Developer community </li></ul><ul><li>Large Number of Plugins </li></ul><ul><li>Matured Plugin API - Easy to extend Functionality </li></ul>
  7. 7. PBWiki – Give a try <ul><li>If you don’t want to install any tool/wiki web site on your own-you can give a try to pbwiki. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You get some space on public internet, invite friends/collegues to collaborate to site. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>May be you can start with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take a tour at </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit if you have any issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I use pbwiki for my Personal Purpose – visit </li></ul>
  8. 8. TWiki-Enterprise Collaboration Platform <ul><ul><li>Easy to Install (My personal views ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Linux (any flavor –e.g. Fedora) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Apache 1.3 or 2.x Web Server </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Perl 5.8.x (choose any recent stable version) and modules like CGI::Session are required </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overall process is (Read the process at - ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Download TWiki from </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Let us assume you have installed apache web serrver in /usr/local/apache </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make directory for installation for installation-let us say it is /usr/local/apache/htdocs/twiki </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Unzip/unpack twiki in /usr/local/apache/htdocs/twiki </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Configure web server so that you can execute scripts as cgi scripts from /usr/local/apache/htdocs/twiki/bin directory </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If your web site is then can help you to configure your twiki site. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. TWiki-Enterprise Collaboration Platform <ul><ul><li>Check the commercial version at http:// </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They provide the Software Appliance Based Solution </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Reference <ul><li>Peter Theony Presentation- </li></ul><ul><li>Compare various wiki tools at </li></ul>