Michael Daum

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Organisation Michael Daum Consulting
Profession Foswiki Consultant
Email foswiki@michaeldaumconsulting.com
Location 20251 Hamburg
Country Germany
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About me

Hi, I am a professional Foswiki consultant situated in Hamburg, Germany. I help people to improve knowledge sharing in organizations, fostering skills development and improving overall communication using web technologies.

Foswiki is particularly well suited as a platform to build the tools needed. It is the key technology towards better understanding and transparency in everyday's work.

There is no other tool that fits such a broad range of use cases starting from personal information management up to multilingual distributed enterprise platforms serving the needs of thousands of knowledge workers simultaneously. Visit https://www.michaeldaumconsulting.com to learn more about me and the services offered.

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Location:
Hamburg, Germany
Background:
high performance computing, optimization techniques, information retrieval, computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, content management, web design and usability, information architecture, knowledge management
Services:
Foswiki consulting services and software partner

Foswiki extensions

List of extensions that I have written myself or have an eye on helping out maintaining them.

Nr Extension Description Classification Version Release
1 AliasPlugin Define aliases which will be replaced with arbitrary strings automatically Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 3.04 25 Aug 2011
2 AutoRedirectPlugin automatically redirect a set of topics Data and Files, Security 1.02 11 Jun 2018
3 AutoTemplatePlugin Automatically sets VIEW_TEMPLATE, EDIT_TEMPLATE and PRINT_TEMPLATE Interface and Visualisation 7.00 12 Nov 2019
4 BlogPlugin A blogging system for Foswiki Information structuring and Search, User interactivity 5.00 2 May 2019
5 BreadCrumbsPlugin A flexible way to display breadcrumbs navigation Information structuring and Search, Interface and Visualisation 3.20 15 Aug 2018
6 BrowserDetectPlugin Determine Web browser, version, and platform from an HTTP user agent string Development 3.10 19 Oct 2020
7 CacheContrib Caching services for Foswiki extensions Data and Files 1.00 14 Oct 2020
8 CaptchaPlugin A visual challenge-response test to prevent automated scripts from using the wiki Security 2.20 12 Nov 2019
9 ClassificationPlugin A topic classification plugin and application Information structuring and Search 7.00 02 May 2019
10 CopyContrib Copies webs, topics, attachments, or part of them Data and Files 4.01 12 Nov 2019
11 DateManipPlugin Date times, durations and recurrences Data and Files, Multilingual and Locality 3.00 19 Oct 2020
12 DBCacheContrib Reusable code that treats forms as if they were table rows in a database Development 6.00 24 Jan 2020
13 DBCachePlugin Lightweighted frontend to the DBCacheContrib Data and Files, Development, Information structuring and Search 13.00 15 Oct 2020
14 DiffPlugin Compare difference between topics and revisions Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 3.10 20 Oct 2020
15 DigestPlugin Calculate a message digest, i.e. MD5 or BASE64 Development 2.00 08 Mar 2016
16 DisqusPlugin Disqus-based commenting system Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 2.01 16 Aug 2018
17 EasyMacroPlugin   Development 1.24 2 Jun 2014
18 EditChapterPlugin An easy section editing facility Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 5.00 12 Nov 2019
19 ExportPlugin not released yet      
20 FarscrollContrib   Interface and Visualisation 1.01 15 Mar 2014
21 FeedPlugin Syndication feed parser Information structuring and Search 2.00 20 Oct 2020
22 FilterPlugin Substitute and extract information from content by using regular expressions Development 5.50 19 Oct 2020
23 FlexFormPlugin Flexible way to render DataForms Development, Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 6.10 27 Oct 2020
24 FlexPaperPlugin   Interface and Visualisation    
25 FlexWebListPlugin Flexible way to display hierarchical weblists Development, Information structuring and Search 3.20 27 Oct 2020
26 GenPDFPrincePlugin Generate PDF using Prince XML   2.20 12 Nov 2019
27 GenPDFWeasyPlugin Generate PDF using WeasyPrint   2.01 12 Nov 2019
28 GenPDFWebkitPlugin Generate PDF using Webkit   2.11 12 Nov 2019
29 GeoIPPlugin Geo Location Information Information structuring and Search, Interface and Visualisation 2.00 21 Oct 2019
30 GluePlugin Enable TopicMarkup to span multiple lines Development 2.20  
31 GnuPlotPlugin Allows users to plot data and functions using GnuPlot Interface and Visualisation 2.10 11 Jul 2016
32 GoogleMapsPlugin Google Maps for Foswiki Interface and Visualisation 3.12 12 Nov 2019
33 GraphvizPlugin Draw graphs using the GraphViz utility Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 1.10 11 Jun 2018
34 GridLayoutPlugin A 12er grid system for responsive layouts Interface and Visualisation 3.31 12 Nov 2019
35 HarvestPlugin Download and archive resources from the web Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 3.00 21 Oct 2020
36 HighchartsPlugin   Interface and Visualisation    
37 HyphenationPlugin Server-side hyphenation service Multilingual and Locality 1.00 22 Oct 2020
38 HyphenatorContrib Automatically hyphenates text Multilingual and Locality 5.00 17 Jun 2018
39 ICalPlugin Access ical data in wikiapps Data and Files 3.00 26 Oct 2020
40 IfDefinedPlugin Render content conditionally Development 2.01 2.01
41 ImageGalleryPlugin Displays image gallery with auto-generated thumbnails from attachments Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 8.20 26 Oct 2020
42 ImagePlugin Image and thumbnail services to display and alignment images using an easy syntax Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 10.00 26 Oct 2020
43 InfiniteScrollContrib Infinite scrolling layouts Interface and Visualisation 2.00 26 Oct 2020
44 JiraPlugin not released yet      
45 JQAjaxFormContrib Ajaxify html forms User interactivity 1.02 14 Oct 2020
46 JQAutoColorContrib Assign colors automatically based on text properties Interface and Visualisation 2.00 18 Nov 2019
47 JQAutoLogoutContrib Log out idle user after a certain period of time Interface and Visualisation, Security, User interactivity 1.10 21 Oct 2020
48 JQCodeInputContrib Input widget for a series of characters User interactivity 1.01 18 Nov 2019
49 JQDataTablesPlugin JQuery based progressive enhancement of tables Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 6.30 06 Nov 2020
50 JQFullCalendarPlugin   Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity    
51 JQGridPlugin jQuery grid widget for Foswiki Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 2.61 30 Aug 2017
52 JQLargeTableContrib not released yet      
53 JQMomentContrib A lightweight javascript date library for parsing, manipulating, and formatting dates Data and Files 3.06 18 Nov 2019
54 JQPackeryContrib Gapless, draggable grid layouts Interface and Visualisation 1.10 18 Nov 2019
55 JQPhotoSwipeContrib   Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 1.10 18 Nov 2019
56 JQPrettyPhotoContrib Yet another nice lightbox plugin Interface and Visualisation 1.20 23 Jan 2017
57 JQRCodeContrib QR code generator Interface and Visualisation 1.10 17 Dec 2018
58 JQSerialPagerContrib Splits up a list and makes it a pager scroller thingy Interface and Visualisation 3.00 26 Oct 2020
59 JQSwiperContrib not released yet      
60 JQTweetContrib   Interface and Visualisation    
61 JQTwistyContrib Lightweight twisty plugin Interface and Visualisation 3.00 26 Oct 2020
62 JQueryPlugin jQuery JavaScript library for Foswiki Development, Interface and Visualisation 9.20 18 Nov 2019
63 JsonRpcContrib JSON-RPC interface for Foswiki Data and Files 2.28 08 Apr 2017
64 JSTreeContrib The popular jsTree jQuery plugin, packaged for reuse Interface and Visualisation 3.00 26 Oct 2020
66 LazyLoadPlugin Deferred loading of images Interface and Visualisation 3.00 26 Oct 2020
67 LdapContrib   Admin, Development 8.00 05 Mar 2018
68 LdapNgPlugin Query and display data from an LDAP directory Admin, Development 6.43 10 Oct 2017
69 LikePlugin Like-style voting for content Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 2.10 18 Nov 2019
70 LimitedSessionsPlugin Limit the number of open sessions per users Security 1.01 26 Oct 2020
71 ListyPlugin Fancy list manager Interface and Visualisation 3.10 02 Jul 2019
72 LogDispatchContrib Advanced logging using Log::Dispatch Data and Files 2.10 20 Aug 2020
73 LoremIpsumPlugin Lorem ipsum generator Development, Interface and Visualisation 1.00 28 Mar 2018
74 MarkdownPlugin Markdown support for Foswiki Data and Files 2.00 05 Oct 2020
75 MathModePlugin   Interface and Visualisation    
76 MediaElementPlugin Cross-browser embedding of videos and audios Interface and Visualisation 3.10 21 May 2020
77 MediaWikiTablePlugin Format tables the MediaWiki way Interface and Visualisation 2.00 28 Oct 2020
78 MediaWikiToFoswikiContrib   Data and Files    
79 MetaCommentPlugin An easy to use comment system Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 5.10 26 Nov 2019
80 MetaDataPlugin Bring custom meta data to wiki apps Data and Files, Development 6.00 30 Jan 2019
81 MimeIconPlugin Icon sets for mimetypes Interface and Visualisation 4.00 26 Oct 2020
82 MoreFormfieldsPlugin Additional formfield types for System.DataForms Development, Interface and Visualisation 6.00 10 Jan 2019
83 MultiLingualPlugin Support for a multi lingual Foswiki Multilingual and Locality 4.10 16 Jul 2018
84 MultiSaveContrib Json-RPC interface to save multiple changes in one transaction Development 1.20 25 Sep 2017
85 NatEditPlugin   Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 9.21 25 Feb 2018
86 NatSkin Userfriendly Foswiki skin providing a flexible theming engine for professional webdesigns Interface and Visualisation 6.01 14 Feb 2019
87 NatSkinPlugin Support plugin for NatSkin Interface and Visualisation 6.00 12 Feb 2019
88 NewUserPlugin Create a user topic if it does not exist yet Admin, Data and Files 2.43 09 Sep 2016
89 NumberPlugin Localized Number Formatter and Currency Converter Multilingual and Locality 3.00 05 Mar 2018
90 OEmbedPlugin Easy embedding of third party content Interface and Visualisation 5.41 25 Sep 2017
91 PageOptimizerPlugin Optimize html markup, as well as js and css Data and Files 3.00 25 Sep 2017
92 PiwikPlugin Server-side page tracking using Piwik Data and Files 2.31 28 May 2018
93 PixabayPlugin Pixabay stock images and videos Interface and Visualisation 2.00 21 Oct 2020
94 QMPlugin not released yet      
95 QRCodePlugin QR code generator Interface and Visualisation 1.00 17 Dec 2018
96 RedDotPlugin Quick-edit links Interface and Visualisation 4.11 12 Sep 2015
97 RenderPlugin Render WikiApplications asynchronously Development 6.30 14 Oct 2019
98 RtfContrib Extension to translate Foswiki markup to RTF Data and Files, Exporting, Printing and Publishing 2.12 16 Jan 2017
99 SectionListPlugin Access the list of named sections in a topic Data and Files 1.00 27 Mar 2018
100 SecureDownloadPlugin Secure, temporary download links Data and Files, Security 1.01 11 Jun 2018
101 SecurityHeadersPlugin Add HTTP security headers to protect against XSS attacks Security 1.10 17 Oct 2018
102 SetVariablePlugin Flexible handling of topic variables Development 4.00 22 Oct 2020
103 SoapPlugin   Development    
104 SocialSharePlugin Social Share Buttons User interactivity 1.10 14 Feb 2019
105 SolrPlugin Enterprise Search Engine for Foswiki based on Solr Information structuring and Search, Interface and Visualisation 7.30 31 Jan 2019
106 SpreadsheetReaderPlugin Read data from a spreadsheet Data and Files 1.11 31 May 2018
107 SqlPlugin SQL interface for Foswiki Data and Files 3.03 09 Sep 2016
108 StringifierContrib Helper library to stringify binary document formats Development 5.20 16 Aug 2018
109 TagCloudPlugin Renders a tag cloud given a list of terms Information structuring and Search, Interface and Visualisation 4.01 28 Oct 2020
110 TimeSincePlugin   Interface and Visualisation 4.10 16 Aug 2018
111 TopicInteractionPlugin Improved interaction with attachments and DataForms Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 8.20 26 Nov 2018
112 TopicNameValidationPlugin   Data and Files, Security 1.20 6 May 2013
113 TopicTitlePlugin Free-form title for topics Data and Files 2.00 28 Oct 2020
114 TrashPlugin Maintain the Trash web Data and Files 2.10 24 Oct 2017
115 TwitterPlugin Access Twitter via Foswiki Interface and Visualisation 4.00 21 Oct 2020
116 TwoFactorAuthPlugin not released yet      
117 UpdatesPlugin   Admin 1.04 22 Jan 2018
118 UploadPlugin   User interactivity    
119 VirtualHostingContrib Adds virtual hosting support for Foswiki. Admin, Security 2.00 20 Jun 2017
120 VotePlugin   User interactivity 1.34 11 May 2017
121 WebCreatorPlugin Flexible way to create new webs Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 1.00 15 Oct 2020
122 WebFontsContrib Web fonts for Foswiki skins Data and Files 4.00 28 Oct 2020
123 WebLinkPlugin A parametrized %WEB macro Information structuring and Search 2.00 2 Jun 2018
124 WikiWorkbenchContrib Framework for WikiApplications Development 5.00 2 May 2019
125 XmlRpcContrib   Data and Files    
126 XSendFileContrib A viewfile replacement to send static files efficiently Data and Files, Security 6.00 20 Oct 2020
127 XslFoContrib FOP print formatter Exporting, Printing and Publishing 1.10 30 Nov 2016
128 ZonePlugin   Data and Files, Development    

Active Proposals

Proposal Status Date of Commitment Committed Developers Concern Raised By Last modified Panned For
Add Default Web Name AcceptedProposal 19 Apr 2016 MichaelDaum   15 Oct 2018 2.2
Adopt SASS UnderInvestigation 25 Nov 2020 MichaelDaum   08 Feb 2016 3.0
Configurable URL Includes AcceptedProposal 17 Dec 2012 MichaelDaum   06 Dec 2015 2.2
Lazy Load Js And Css For Speed UnderInvestigation 25 Nov 2020 MichaelDaum   05 May 2015  
Reduce Impact Of CGI Dot P Min Foswiki AcceptedProposal 30 Mar 2015 MichaelDaum, GeorgeClark   30 Jan 2018 3.0
Topic Display Name AcceptedProposal 16 May 2014 MichaelDaum   06 Dec 2015 2.2

Proposals with concerns

Proposal Status Date of Commitment Committed Developers Concern Raised By Last modified
Data Form Field Visible If Not Empty UnderInvestigation n/a RaymondLutz MichaelDaum 20 Feb 2010
Deprecate The Tmpl Language DiscardedProposal n/a   MichaelDaum 13 Feb 2016
Reject Dont Rename Bad File Uploads DiscardedProposal n/a   MichaelDaum 18 Jan 2016
Super Literal For Macros DiscardedProposal n/a CrawfordCurrie MichaelDaum 18 Jan 2016

%STARTSECTION{"AvatarOfUser"}%%SEARCH{
   "form.name~'*UserForm' and Picture"
   web="Main"
   type="query"
   nonoise="on"
   format="  \"$topic\": \"https://foswiki.org/bin/rest/ImagePlugin/resize?topic=$web.$topic&file=$formfield(Picture)&size=48x48&crop=on\",$n"
   separator=""
}%%ENDSECTION{"AvatarOfUser"}%

%STARTSECTION{"extensions"}%
---++ Foswiki extensions
List of extensions that I have written myself or have an eye on helping out maintaining them.

%INCLUDE{"%TOPIC%" section="rendertable"}%

%SEARCH{ 
  "CommittedDeveloper ~ '*%URLPARAM{"dev" default="%TOPIC%"}%*' AND 
   CurrentState != 'MergedToCore' AND  
   CurrentState != 'ImplementedAsExtension' AND 
   CurrentState != 'RejectedProposal' AND 
   CurrentState !='ParkedProposal'" 
  web="Development" 
  type="query" 
  nonoise="on" 
  header="<h2>Active Proposals</h2>$n| *Proposal* | *Status* | *Date of Commitment* | *Committed Developers* | *Concern Raised By* | *Last modified* | *Panned For*|"
  format="| [[$web.$topic][$percntSPACEOUT{$topic}$percnt]] | <nop>$formfield(CurrentState) | <nobr>$percntCALC{\"$FORMATTIME($TIME($formfield(DateOfCommitment)), $day $mon $year)\"}$percnt</nobr> | $formfield(CommittedDeveloper) | $formfield(ConcernRaisedBy) | <nobr>$percntCALC{\"$FORMATTIME($TIME($date), $day $mon $year)\"}$percnt</nobr> | $formfield(PlannedFor) |" 
}%

%SEARCH{ 
  "ConcernRaisedBy ~ '*%URLPARAM{"dev" default="%TOPIC%"}%*' AND CurrentState != 'MergedToCore' AND  CurrentState != 'ImplementedAsExtension' AND CurrentState != 'RejectedProposal' AND CurrentState !='ParkedProposal'" 
  web="Development" 
  type="query" 
  nonoise="on" 
  header="<h2>Proposals with concerns</h2>$n| *Proposal* | *Status* | *Date of Commitment* | *Committed Developers* | *Concern Raised By* | *Last modified* |"
  format="| [[$web.$topic][$percntSPACEOUT{$topic}$percnt]] | <nop>$formfield(CurrentState) | <nobr>$percntIF{\"'$formfield(DataeOfCommitment)' !=''\" then=\"$percntCALC{\"$FORMATTIME($TIME($formfield(DateOfCommitment)), $day $mon $year)\"}$percnt\" else=\"n/a\"}$percnt</nobr> | $formfield(CommittedDeveloper) | $formfield(ConcernRaisedBy) | <nobr>$percntCALC{\"$FORMATTIME($TIME($date), $day $mon $year)\"}$percnt</nobr> | " 
}%
%ENDSECTION{"extensions"}%

%STARTSECTION{"definition"}%
AliasPlugin
AutoRedirectPlugin
AutoTemplatePlugin
BlogPlugin
BreadCrumbsPlugin
BrowserDetectPlugin
CacheContrib
CaptchaPlugin
ClassificationPlugin
CopyContrib
DateManipPlugin
DiffPlugin
DigestPlugin
DBCacheContrib
DBCachePlugin
DisqusPlugin
EditChapterPlugin
EasyMacroPlugin
ExportPlugin
FarscrollContrib
FilterPlugin
FeedPlugin
FlexFormPlugin
FlexPaperPlugin
FlexWebListPlugin
GenPDFPrincePlugin
GenPDFWeasyPlugin
GenPDFWebkitPlugin
GeoIPPlugin
GnuPlotPlugin
GoogleMapsPlugin
GluePlugin
GraphvizPlugin
GridLayoutPlugin
HarvestPlugin
HighchartsPlugin
HyphenationPlugin
HyphenatorContrib
IfDefinedPlugin
ImagePlugin
ImageGalleryPlugin
InfiniteScrollContrib
ICalPlugin
JiraPlugin
JSTreeContrib
JQAjaxFormContrib
JQAutoColorContrib
JQAutoLogoutContrib
JQCodeInputContrib
JQDataTablesPlugin
JQFullCalendarPlugin
JQGridPlugin
JQPackeryContrib
JQPhotoSwipeContrib
JQPrettyPhotoContrib
JQLargeTableContrib
JQMomentContrib
JQRCodeContrib
JQSerialPagerContrib
JQSwiperContrib
JQTweetContrib
JQTwistyContrib
JSTreeContrib
JQueryPlugin
JsonRpcContrib
LazyLoadPlugin
LdapContrib
LdapNgPlugin
LikePlugin
LimitedSessionsPlugin
ListyPlugin
LogDispatchContrib
LoremIpsumPlugin
MarkdownPlugin
MathModePlugin
MediaElementPlugin
MediaWikiTablePlugin
MediaWikiToFoswikiContrib
MetaCommentPlugin
MetaDataPlugin
MoreFormfieldsPlugin
MimeIconPlugin
MultiLingualPlugin
MultiSaveContrib
NatEditPlugin
NatSkin
NatSkinPlugin
NewUserPlugin
NumberPlugin
OEmbedPlugin
PageOptimizerPlugin
PixabayPlugin
QRCodePlugin
RedDotPlugin
RenderPlugin
PiwikPlugin
QMPlugin
RtfContrib
SectionListPlugin
SecureDownloadPlugin
SecurityHeadersPlugin
SoapPlugin
SocialSharePlugin
SolrPlugin
SpreadsheetReaderPlugin
SqlPlugin
SetVariablePlugin
StringifierContrib
TagCloudPlugin
TimeSincePlugin
TopicInteractionPlugin
TopicNameValidationPlugin
TopicTitlePlugin
TrashPlugin
TwitterPlugin
TwoFactorAuthPlugin
UpdatesPlugin
UploadPlugin
VirtualHostingContrib
VotePlugin
WebCreatorPlugin
WebFontsContrib
WebLinkPlugin
WikiWorkbenchContrib
XSendFileContrib
XmlRpcContrib
XslFoContrib
ZonePlugin
%ENDSECTION{"definition"}%

%STARTSECTION{"rendertable"}%
<noautolink>
%FORMATLIST{"%INCLUDE{"%TOPIC%" section="definition"}%"
   split="\n"
   header="| *Nr* | *Extension* | *Description* | *Classification* | *Version* | *Release* |$n"
   format="| $index | $percntIF{
        \"istopic 'Extensions.$1'\" 
        then=\"[[Extensions.$1][$1]]\"
        else=\"<nop>$1\"
      }$percnt | $percntFORMFIELD{
        \"Description\" 
        topic=\"Extensions.$1\"
      }$percnt$percntIF{
        \"not istopic 'Extensions.$1'\"
        then=\"<span class='foswikiAlert'>not released yet</span>\"
      }$percnt | $percntFORMFIELD{
        \"ExtensionClassification\" 
        topic=\"Extensions.$1\"
      }$percnt | $percntFORMFIELD{
         \"Version\"
        topic=\"Extensions.$1\"
      }$percnt | $percntFORMFIELD{
         \"Release\"
        topic=\"Extensions.$1\"
      }$percnt |"
   separator="$n"
   footer=""
   sort="on"
   unique="on"
}%
</noautolink>
%ENDSECTION{"rendertable"}%

Topic revision: r187 - 26 Oct 2020, MichaelDaum - This page was cached on 25 Nov 2020 - 10:51.

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