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OpenGuides: City Wikis in Perl

Jul 08, 2007, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kake Pugh)

"Three and a half years ago, Perl.com published an article of mine describing the very beginnings of the OpenGuides project--an open source web application written in Perl, initially aimed at overcoming the limitations of the UseMod software.

"From this modest beginning, we've developed a complete wiki toolkit called, unsurprisingly, Wiki::Toolkit and a custom-built web application, OpenGuides, which provides structure and a UI layer on top of that toolkit. Development is ongoing, and the small core team of programmers has grown to include people of all levels of expertise. As new technologies such as RDF, proper CSS support, Ajax, and the Google Maps API have become available, we've taken the useful bits and incorporated them into OpenGuides..."

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