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 7.10 27 Apr 2022
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 4.00 27 Apr 2022
6 BrowserDetectPlugin Determine Web browser, version, and platform from an HTTP user agent string Development 4.00 27 Apr 2022
7 CacheContrib Caching services for Foswiki extensions Data and Files 3.00 17 Mar 2022
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 4.00 28 Apr 2022
12 DBCacheContrib Reusable code that treats forms as if they were table rows in a database Development 7.00 28 Apr 2022
13 DBCachePlugin Lightweighted frontend to the DBCacheContrib Data and Files, Development, Information structuring and Search 13.10 28 Apr 2022
14 DBIPlugin Database middle layer to manage connections and schemes Data and Files 1.01 27 Apr 2022
15 DiffPlugin Compare difference between topics and revisions Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 3.11 28 Apr 2022
16 DigestPlugin Calculate a message digest, i.e. MD5 or BASE64 Development 2.00 08 Mar 2016
17 DisqusPlugin Disqus-based commenting system Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 2.01 16 Aug 2018
18 EasyMacroPlugin   Development 1.24 2 Jun 2014
19 EditChapterPlugin An easy section editing facility Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 6.00 29 Apr 2022
20 ExportPlugin not yet released Data and Files    
21 FarscrollContrib Clone a scrollbar far away Interface and Visualisation 1.01 15 Mar 2014
22 FeedPlugin Syndication feed parser Information structuring and Search 2.10 28 Apr 2022
23 FilterPlugin Substitute and extract information from content by using regular expressions Development 6.10 29 Apr 2022
24 FlexFormPlugin Flexible way to render DataForms Development, Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 8.10 29 Apr 2022
25 FlexPaperPlugin flash-based document viewer component Interface and Visualisation 2.10 29 Apr 2022
26 FlexWebListPlugin Flexible way to display hierarchical weblists Development, Information structuring and Search 4.10 29 Apr 2022
27 GenPDFPrincePlugin Generate PDF using Prince XML   2.20 12 Nov 2019
28 GenPDFWeasyPlugin Generate PDF using WeasyPrint   2.01 12 Nov 2019
29 GenPDFWebkitPlugin Generate PDF using Webkit   2.11 12 Nov 2019
30 GeoIPPlugin Geo Location Information Information structuring and Search, Interface and Visualisation 2.00 21 Oct 2019
31 GluePlugin Enable TopicMarkup to span multiple lines Development 2.20  
32 GnuPlotPlugin Allows users to plot data and functions using GnuPlot Interface and Visualisation 2.10 11 Jul 2016
33 GoogleMapsPlugin Google Maps for Foswiki Interface and Visualisation 3.12 12 Nov 2019
34 GraphvizPlugin Draw graphs using the GraphViz utility Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 1.10 11 Jun 2018
35 GridLayoutPlugin A 12er grid system for responsive layouts Interface and Visualisation 3.31 12 Nov 2019
36 HarvestPlugin Download and archive resources from the web Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 3.00 21 Oct 2020
37 HighchartsPlugin   Interface and Visualisation    
38 HyphenationPlugin Server-side hyphenation service Multilingual and Locality 1.00 22 Oct 2020
39 HyphenatorContrib Automatically hyphenates text Multilingual and Locality 5.00 17 Jun 2018
40 ICalPlugin Access ical data in wikiapps Data and Files 3.00 26 Oct 2020
41 IfDefinedPlugin Render content conditionally Development 2.01 2.01
42 ImageGalleryPlugin Displays image gallery with auto-generated thumbnails from attachments Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 8.20 26 Oct 2020
43 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
44 InfiniteScrollContrib Infinite scrolling layouts Interface and Visualisation 2.00 26 Oct 2020
45 JiraPlugin not released yet      
46 JQAjaxFormContrib Ajaxify html forms User interactivity 1.20 04 May 2022
47 JQAutoColorContrib Assign colors automatically based on text properties Interface and Visualisation 2.01 04 May 2022
48 JQAutoLogoutContrib Log out idle user after a certain period of time Interface and Visualisation, Security, User interactivity 1.10 21 Oct 2020
49 JQCodeInputContrib Input widget for a series of characters User interactivity 1.01 18 Nov 2019
50 JQDataTablesPlugin JQuery based progressive enhancement of tables Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 7.00 04 May 2022
51 JQFullCalendarPlugin FullCalendar widget for Foswiki Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 3.00 04 May 2022
52 JQGridPlugin jQuery grid widget for Foswiki Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 2.61 30 Aug 2017
53 JQLargeTableContrib not released yet      
54 JQMomentContrib A lightweight javascript date library for parsing, manipulating, and formatting dates Data and Files 3.10 10 Apr 2022
55 JQPackeryContrib Gapless, draggable grid layouts Interface and Visualisation 1.10 18 Nov 2019
56 JQPhotoSwipeContrib   Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 2.00 04 May 2022
57 JQPrettyPhotoContrib Yet another nice lightbox plugin Interface and Visualisation 1.20 23 Jan 2017
58 JQRCodeContrib QR code generator Interface and Visualisation 1.10 17 Dec 2018
59 JQSerialPagerContrib Splits up a list and makes it a pager scroller thingy Interface and Visualisation 3.00 26 Oct 2020
60 JQSwiperContrib not released yet      
61 JQTweetContrib   Interface and Visualisation    
62 JQTwistyContrib Lightweight twisty plugin Interface and Visualisation 3.00 26 Oct 2020
63 JQueryPlugin jQuery JavaScript library for Foswiki Development, Interface and Visualisation 10.20 21 Jan 2022
64 JsonRpcContrib JSON-RPC interface for Foswiki Data and Files 2.30 31 Jan 2022
65 JSTreeContrib The popular jsTree jQuery plugin, packaged for reuse Interface and Visualisation 3.10 28 Mar 2022
67 LazyLoadPlugin Deferred loading of images Interface and Visualisation 3.00 26 Oct 2020
68 LdapContrib   Admin, Development 8.00 05 Mar 2018
69 LdapNgPlugin Query and display data from an LDAP directory Admin, Development 6.43 10 Oct 2017
70 LikePlugin Like-style voting for content Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 3.00 03 May 2022
71 LimitedSessionsPlugin Limit the number of open sessions per users Security 1.01 26 Oct 2020
72 ListyPlugin Fancy list manager Interface and Visualisation 4.00 03 May 2022
73 LogDispatchContrib Advanced logging using Log::Dispatch Data and Files 2.10 20 Aug 2020
74 LoremIpsumPlugin Lorem ipsum generator Development, Interface and Visualisation 1.01 03 May 2022
75 MarkdownPlugin Markdown support for Foswiki Data and Files 3.00 03 May 2022
76 MathModePlugin   Interface and Visualisation    
77 MediaElementPlugin Cross-browser embedding of videos and audios Interface and Visualisation 3.10 21 May 2020
78 MediaWikiTablePlugin Format tables the MediaWiki way Interface and Visualisation 2.00 28 Oct 2020
79 MediaWikiToFoswikiContrib   Data and Files    
80 MetaCommentPlugin An easy to use comment system Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 7.00 04 May 2022
81 MetaDataPlugin Bring custom meta data to wiki apps Data and Files, Development 6.00 30 Jan 2019
82 MimeIconPlugin Icon sets for mimetypes Interface and Visualisation 4.10 04 May 2022
83 MoreFormfieldsPlugin Additional formfield types for System.DataForms Development, Interface and Visualisation 8.00 13 Oct 2020
84 MultiLingualPlugin Support for a multi lingual Foswiki Multilingual and Locality 4.10 16 Jul 2018
85 MultiSaveContrib Json-RPC interface to save multiple changes in one transaction Development 2.00 05 May 2022
86 NatEditPlugin A Wikiwyg Editor Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 9.40 15 Jan 2021
87 NatSkin Userfriendly Foswiki skin providing a flexible theming engine for professional webdesigns Interface and Visualisation 6.01 14 Feb 2019
88 NatSkinPlugin Support plugin for NatSkin Interface and Visualisation 6.00 12 Feb 2019
89 NewUserPlugin Create a user topic if it does not exist yet Admin, Data and Files 2.43 09 Sep 2016
90 NumberPlugin Localized Number Formatter and Currency Converter Multilingual and Locality 6.00 05 May 2022
91 OEmbedPlugin Easy embedding of third party content Interface and Visualisation 7.00 05 May 2022
92 PageOptimizerPlugin Optimize html markup, as well as js and css Data and Files 3.00 25 Sep 2017
93 PiwikPlugin Server-side page tracking using Piwik Data and Files 2.31 28 May 2018
94 PixabayPlugin Pixabay stock images and videos Interface and Visualisation 2.00 21 Oct 2020
95 QMPlugin Workflow Engine for Quality Management Workflow automation    
96 QRCodePlugin QR code generator Interface and Visualisation 1.01 05 May 2022
97 RedDotPlugin Quick-edit links Interface and Visualisation 4.11 12 Sep 2015
98 RenderPlugin Render WikiApplications asynchronously Development 7.00 29 Apr 2022
99 RtfContrib Extension to translate Foswiki markup to RTF Data and Files, Exporting, Printing and Publishing 2.12 16 Jan 2017
100 SectionListPlugin Access the list of named sections in a topic Data and Files 1.00 27 Mar 2018
101 SecureDownloadPlugin Secure, temporary download links Data and Files, Security 1.01 11 Jun 2018
102 SecurityHeadersPlugin Add HTTP security headers to protect against XSS attacks Security 1.10 17 Oct 2018
103 SetVariablePlugin Flexible handling of topic variables Development 4.00 22 Oct 2020
104 SoapPlugin   Development    
105 SocialSharePlugin Social Share Buttons User interactivity 1.10 14 Feb 2019
106 SolrPlugin Enterprise Search Engine for Foswiki based on Solr Information structuring and Search, Interface and Visualisation 7.30 31 Jan 2019
107 SpreadsheetReaderPlugin Read data from a spreadsheet Data and Files 1.11 31 May 2018
108 SqlPlugin SQL interface for Foswiki Data and Files 4.00 06 May 2022
109 StringifierContrib Helper library to stringify binary document formats Development 5.20 16 Aug 2018
110 SyntaxHighlightingPlugin Highlights code fragments for many languages using enscript. Interface and Visualisation 2.00 26 Apr 2022
111 TagCloudPlugin Renders a tag cloud given a list of terms Information structuring and Search, Interface and Visualisation 4.01 28 Oct 2020
112 TimeSincePlugin   Interface and Visualisation 4.10 16 Aug 2018
113 TopicInteractionPlugin Improved interaction with attachments and DataForms Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 9.23 01 Jul 2022
114 TopicNameValidationPlugin   Data and Files, Security 1.20 6 May 2013
115 TopicTitlePlugin Free-form title for topics Data and Files 2.10 05 Mar 2022
116 TrashPlugin Maintain the Trash web Data and Files 4.00 05 Mar 2022
117 TwitterPlugin Access Twitter via Foswiki Interface and Visualisation 4.01 05 May 2022
118 TwoFactorAuthPlugin not released yet      
119 UpdatesPlugin   Admin 2.00 12 Nov 2019
120 UploadPlugin   User interactivity    
121 VirtualHostingContrib Adds virtual hosting support for Foswiki. Admin, Security 3.00 05 May 2022
122 VotePlugin   User interactivity 1.34 11 May 2017
123 WebCreatorPlugin Flexible way to create new webs Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 2.00 05 May 2022
124 WebFontsContrib Web fonts for Foswiki Data and Files 5.00 05 MAy 2022
125 WebLinkPlugin A parametrized %WEB macro Information structuring and Search 2.00 2 Jun 2018
126 WikiWorkbenchContrib Framework for WikiApplications Development 5.00 2 May 2019
127 XmlRpcContrib   Data and Files    
128 XSendFileContrib A viewfile replacement to send static files efficiently Data and Files, Security 7.00 05 May 2022
129 XslFoContrib FOP print formatter Exporting, Printing and Publishing 1.10 30 Nov 2016
130 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
Configurable URL Includes AcceptedProposal 17 Dec 2012 MichaelDaum   06 Dec 2015 2.2
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   20 Jul 2021 2.2

%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' AND CurrentState !='DiscardedProposal'" 
  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
DBIPlugin
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
SyntaxHighlightingPlugin
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: r200 - 01 Jul 2022, MichaelDaum - This page was cached on 10 Aug 2022 - 17:30.

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