The Wiki Way: Quick Collaboration on the Web (Paperback)

Bo Leuf, Ward Cunningham

  • 出版商: Addison Wesley
  • 出版日期: 2001-04-03
  • 售價: $2,330
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$2,214
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 464
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 020171499X
  • ISBN-13: 9780201714999
  • 已絕版




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Table Of Contents

Why This Book?
Why You Want to Read This.
Book Structure.
The Authors.
Contributors and Colleagues.
Errata and Omissions.
Contacting Us.
Read the Book, Use the Wiki!


1. Introduction to Discussion and Collaboration Servers.
In this Chapter.
Collaboration and Discussion Tools.
Collaboration Models.
Who Uses Collaborative Discussion Servers?
Whatever For?
Features of a Web-Based Collaboration.
On the Horizon: WebDAV.
Comparing Wiki to Other Collaboration Tools.

2. What's a “Wiki” ?
The Wiki Concept.
The Essence of Wiki.
The User Experience.
Usefulness Criteria.
Wiki Basics.

Wiki Clones.
Wiki Implementations by Language.
Other Wiki Offerings.
Non-Wiki Servers.

Wiki Application.
Pros and Cons of a Wiki-Style Server.
Why Consider Setting Up a Wiki?
Other Issues.

3. Installing Wiki.
QuickiWiki--Instant Serve.
Installing Perl.
Installing QuickiWiki.
Multiple Instances.

Wiki and Webserver.
Wiki on IIS or PWS.
The Apache Webserver.
Installing Apache.
Reconfiguring Apache.
Testing Webserver Wiki.
Wrapper Scripts.

General Security Issues.
Security and Database Integrity.
Server Vulnerabilities.
Addressing wiki Vulnerabilities.

Configuring Your Browser Client.
Fonts, Size and Layout.

4. Using Wiki.
In this Chapter.
Quicki Quick-Start.
A Virtual Notebook.
Making Wiki Notes, A Walkthrough.

Wiki as PIM.
A Working Example.

The Content Model.
Internal and External Hyperlink Models.
Browsing Pages.

Editing Pages.
The Browser Editing Model.
Building Wiki Content.
Editing and Markup Conventions.

5. Structuring Wiki Content.
In this Chapter.
Wiki Structure.
Structure Types.
Only a Click Away.

How Hard to Try.
When to Impose Structure.
When Not to Impose Structure.
What is the Purpose of the Wiki?
Structure Patterns.
When to Spin Off New Wiki Servers.


6. Customizing Your Wiki.
In this Chapter.
Hacking Your Wiki Source.
Copyright and Open Source License Policy.
Why Customize?
What to Customize.

7. Wiki Components Examined.
In this Chapter.
Dissecting QuickiWiki.
QuickiWiki Component Model.
Core QuickiWiki Modules.
Sever Component.

Optional Extended Components.
Analyzing Page Content.
Managing User Access.

8. Alternatives and Extensions.
Parsing the Requests.
ClusterWiki Component Model.
The Library Module.

Special Features.
Spell Checking.
Uploading Files.
A Standard Wiki?

9. Wiki Administration and Tools.
In this Chapter.
Events History.
Tracking Page Edits.
Usage Statistics.
Abuse Management.

Access Management.
Permission Models.
Adding Authentication and Authorization.

Administering the Database.
Page Conversions.
Page Management.
Backup Issues.
Server Resources and Wiki Loading.
Avoiding User Waits.
Implementing Wiki Constraints.

Debugging a Wiki.
Programming Resources.
Low-Tech Debugging.
Higher-Level Debugging.


10. Insights and Other Voices.
In this Chapter.
Wiki Culture.
Wiki as Open Community.
Writing Style Contention.

Why Wiki Works.
The Open-Edit Issue.
When Wiki Doesn't Work.

Public Wiki Issues.
Wiki Style Guidelines.
Notifying About Update.

Design and Portability.
Wiki Trade-Offs.

The Future of Wiki.

11. Wiki Goes Edu.
In this Chapter.
CoWeb at Georgia Tech.
Introduction to CoWeb.
CoWeb Usage.
Supported CoWeb User Roles.
CoWeb Open Authoring Projects.
Overall Conclusions.

12. Wiki at Work.
In this Chapter.
Case Studies.
New York Times Digital.
TWiki at TakeFive.
TWiki at Motorola.
Kehei Wiki Case Studies.
A Rotary Wiki.

Wiki Workplace Essentials.
Why a Workplace Wiki?
Planning the Wiki.
Selection Stage.
Implementation Stage.
Day-to-Day Operations.

Appendix A: Syntax Comparisons.
Hyperlink Anchors.
Markup Conventions.
Escaped Blocks.
HTML Tag Inclusion.
Other Syntax Extensions Seen.

Appendix B: Wiki Resources.
Book Resources.
Internet Resources.

Appendix C: List of Tips.
Index. 020171499XTO5232001

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