Musings from Mars Banner Image
For Software Addicts: Yes!MaybeNah!
Articles In Category <em></em>

Articles In Category

September 1st, 2010

SimpleMachines Forums: Open Source Forum Software

March 31st, 2007

Zimbra Releases Desktop Runtime… One More “Web Apps” on Your Desk Entry

January 7th, 2007

Chandler: A Personal Information Manager With Collaboration and Organizer Features, Too!

December 10th, 2006

Process: Project Management, Tiger Style

December 1st, 2006

ScreenSend: A Reliable Method of Screen-Sharing!

September 16th, 2006

XMeeting: New Mac OS X Videoconferencing Software Is Successor to oPhoneX

September 12th, 2006

MobWrite: Real-Time Collaborative Text Editing… in Your Web Browser!

June 21st, 2006

It’s About Time! An Actual Analysis of IT Support in Windows Shops That’s Long Overdue

May 24th, 2006

iDive: Manage Digital Video and Quartz Animations

May 20th, 2006

OhPhoneX: H.323-Compatible Video Conferencing Client for Mac OS X

April 12th, 2006

Web-Based Collaborative Editing: Twiki, Tiddly, or TikiWiki?

Wiki ExplosionI spent a few weeks in December 2005 investigating the universe of wiki software, and confirmed what I already suspected: It’s a very big universe with many wikis! It would be impossible to explore them all, so I first tried to come up with a short list of wiki engines to focus on. Fortunately, there are a number of excellent sites that attempt to provide matrices of wiki software functions and abilities. Here are a few I used and recommend:

After studying these various resources, I was able to narrow the list of wikis down to the following:

MediaWiki was the default choice, since I assumed it was probably the best of the lot, given its starring role in powering Wikipedia and just about every other high-profile wiki you encounter on the web. After a painless default installation of MediaWiki, I had the usual MediaWiki shell and did a few quick walk-throughs of the structure just to make sure all the plumbing was in place. It seemed to be, so I proceeded to install a few of the others from my short list.

Full article

February 13th, 2006

Noodleboard: Web-Based Collaboration with a Dashboard Widget

December 9th, 2005

Zimbra Collaboration Suite: Web 2.0 Messaging and Calendaring

Just Say No To Flash