Month: May 2020

Minecraft Java mod using Bukkit / Spigot

I have owned Minecraft Java for several years, but despite being a software developer, I have never looked into creating a mod, until now! This is certainly a different topic compared with my regular blog posts, but as always, I hope it will help someone somewhere. I stumbled upon a video by one of the…

By addshore May 28, 2020 1

mediawiki-docker-dev v1 rewrite

Back in 2017 at the Wikimedia Hackathon, I played around with Docker and docker-compose in relation to MediaWiki and testing with multiple setups at once while developing, meaning multiple PHP versions, web servers and databases. My original slides can still be found here. Since then mediawiki-docker-dev evolved into less of a testing system and more…

By addshore May 22, 2020 5

Adding git bash to Windows terminal

I just saw a tweet saying that Windows terminal is now generally available, so I had to give it a try. After downloading from the store and booting up I realized that only powershell, cmd and wsl are listed by default (and also Azure which I don’t really care about). Clicking around the UI a…

By addshore May 19, 2020 6

WBStack 2020 Update 2 (May)

WBStack is now in its 7th month with 76 user accounts who have created 226 MediaWiki sites running Wikibase, of which 145 are currently online (81 deleted sites). 295,000 edits have now been made in total, which is an increase of 95,000 in the last month, which roughly equates to 2 edits a minute for…

By addshore May 17, 2020 1