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== History ==
 
== History ==
   
XWiki was originally written by Ludovic Dubost and was first released in January 2003. The first version of the Wiki Farm XWiki.com (http://www.xwiki.com) was released in April 2003. It was first released under the [[GNU General Public License]]. It was announced in February 2006 that the license will be changed to the [[GNU Lesser General Public License]]. By the end of 2006 the release of the first Beta version along with the arrival of Vincent Massol at the head of XWiki development team were announced. Since then, work on the XWiki 1.0 version has been conducted.
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XWiki was originally written by Ludovic Dubost and was first released in January 2003. The first version of the Wiki Farm XWiki.com (http://www.xwiki.com) was released in April 2003. It was first released under the [[GNU General Public License]]. It was announced in February 2006 that the license will be changed to the [[GNU Lesser General Public License]]. By the end of 2006 the release of the first Beta version along with the arrival of Vincent Massol at the head of XWiki development team were announced. Since then, work on the XWiki 1.0 version has been conducted and the version should be released by May 2007.
   
 
== Features ==
 
== Features ==
   
XWiki is an [[application wiki]] that allows the creation of [[Object (computer science)|objects]] and [[Class (computer science)|classes]] within the wiki. This way, [[Form (web)|forms]] can be developed in a very short time span and be reused to enter data on the wiki following a specific [[Page layout#Grids versus templates|template]]. This means that end users can be presented with a page on which the layout is already drawn, where they can directly fill in the fields needed.*
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XWiki is an [[application wiki]] that allows the creation of [[Object (computer science)|objects]] and [[Class (computer science)|classes]] within the wiki. This way, [[Form (web)|forms]] can be developed in a very short time span and be reused to enter data on the wiki following a specific [[Page layout#Grids versus templates|template]]. This means that end users can be presented with a page on which the layout is already drawn, where they can directly fill in the fields needed.
   
 
== Open-Source projects ==
 
== Open-Source projects ==
   
XWiki relies heavily on other Open-Source projects to work. These include:
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XWiki relies heavily on other Open-Source projects to work. They include:
   
 
* [[Hibernate (Java)|Hibernate]]
 
* [[Hibernate (Java)|Hibernate]]
* [[Lucene]]
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* [[Lucene| Lucene (optional)]]
 
* [[Jakarta Velocity|Velocity]]
 
* [[Jakarta Velocity|Velocity]]
 
* [[Groovy (programming language)|Groovy]]
 
* [[Groovy (programming language)|Groovy]]
* [[Radeox]]
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* [http://radeox.org/ Radeox]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.xwiki.org/ XWiki official homepage]
 
*[http://www.xwiki.org/ XWiki official homepage]
*[http://www.netcipia.com/ Netcipia places, first free online participative suite build with xwiki]
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*[http://www.netcipia.com/ Netcipia places, first free online participative suite build with XWiki]
 
*[http://www.radeox.org/ Radeox Wiki render engine written in java]
 
*[http://www.radeox.org/ Radeox Wiki render engine written in java]
 
*[http://swik.net/XWiki/XWiki+News+Feeds/XWiki+Is+Now+Available+Under+LGPL/cbk5 News article about the licence change from GPL to LGPL]
 
*[http://swik.net/XWiki/XWiki+News+Feeds/XWiki+Is+Now+Available+Under+LGPL/cbk5 News article about the licence change from GPL to LGPL]

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XWiki is a Wiki software package licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License. It is an Enterprise wiki, having many features needed for professional usage. It is also an Application wiki since it allows to write applications with structured data and scripting right from the Wiki interface. The languages that can be used are Velocity and Groovy.

It is written in Java and uses an underlying relational database management system (MySQL or HSQLDB amongst others).

The Wiki syntax is rendered using the Radeox rendering engine.

History

XWiki was originally written by Ludovic Dubost and was first released in January 2003. The first version of the Wiki Farm XWiki.com (http://www.xwiki.com) was released in April 2003. It was first released under the GNU General Public License. It was announced in February 2006 that the license will be changed to the GNU Lesser General Public License. By the end of 2006 the release of the first Beta version along with the arrival of Vincent Massol at the head of XWiki development team were announced. Since then, work on the XWiki 1.0 version has been conducted and the version should be released by May 2007.

Features

XWiki is an application wiki that allows the creation of objects and classes within the wiki. This way, forms can be developed in a very short time span and be reused to enter data on the wiki following a specific template. This means that end users can be presented with a page on which the layout is already drawn, where they can directly fill in the fields needed.

Open-Source projects

XWiki relies heavily on other Open-Source projects to work. They include:

External links

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