Difference between revisions of "Community Call/05"

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* [25:25] Explanation of User's own common.js
* [25:25] Explanation of User's own common.js
* [28:28] Explanation of Gadgets [[MediaWiki:Gadgets-definition]]
* [28:28] Explanation of Gadgets [[MediaWiki:Gadgets-definition]]
** [28:32] QuickPresets Gadget - demo
** [28:32] QuickPresets Gadget - demo. Code is at [[MediaWiki:Gadget-QuickPresets.js]]
** [28:58] How to turn Gadgets on and off
** [28:58] How to turn Gadgets on and off

Revision as of 10:30, 27 January 2020


The invitation, including the Zoom link, is here.


  • Goal today: best practices for working together, not actually solving the problems
  • Communication channels and rationale
  • Who reads from the wiki?
  • hence: need for an ontology
    • How do we structure Internet of Things (IoT) devices like Tesla Cars or Amazon Echo / Alexa?
    • Should we make on item by model? Group of model?
    • One item by services? But what is the services? Typically Amazon Echo devices are linked to Alexa services, but they may differ in data collection.
    • Can we do a type of data collection and inject it in all Tesla Cars Model?
    • How do we index data controllers? Etc?
    • Project:Ontology
  • Overview of the wiki base technology.
  • Help:Templates
    • Including importantly how to enable a new one
    • Template syntax (maybe that might need to be a separate call)
  • Help:SPARQL
    • Querying .. whatever the equivalent of SQL is
    • How to generate visual query results (nodes, tables etc)
  • Merging?
  • Update queries/batch operations Help:Quick Statements
  • Other cool/useful stuff you can do that I might not be aware of (edited).>
USEFUL TOOL: Descriptions: Show the description of items and properties when hovering them. https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Gadget-Descriptions.js

Final video

Key timepoints: