Michael Daum

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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 6.02 11 Jun 2018
4 BlogPlugin A blogging system for Foswiki Information structuring and Search, User interactivity 4.01 23 Jan 2017
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 2.01 26 Oct 2018
7 CaptchaPlugin A visual challenge-response test to prevent automated scripts from using the wiki Security 2.11 2 Dec 2014
8 ClassificationPlugin A topic classification plugin and application Information structuring and Search 6.01 23 Jan 2017
9 CopyContrib Copies webs, topics, attachments, or part of them Data and Files 3.00 30 Jun 2017
10 DateManipPlugin Date times, durations and recurrences Data and Files, Multilingual and Locality 2.10 03 Oct 2018
11 DBCacheContrib Reusable code that treats forms as if they were table rows in a database Development 5.01 26 Nov 2018
12 DBCachePlugin Lightweighted frontend to the DBCacheContrib Data and Files, Development, Information structuring and Search 12.10 26 Nov 2018
13 DiffPlugin Compare difference between topics and revisions Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 2.01 25 Oct 2018
14 DigestPlugin Calculate a message digest, i.e. MD5 or BASE64 Development 2.00 08 Mar 2016
15 DisqusPlugin Disqus-based commenting system Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 2.01 16 Aug 2018
16 EasyMacroPlugin   Development 1.24 2 Jun 2014
17 EditChapterPlugin An easy section editing facility Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 4.80 08 Mar 2016
18 ExportPlugin not released yet      
19 FarscrollContrib   Interface and Visualisation 1.01 15 Mar 2014
20 FeedPlugin Syndication feed parser Information structuring and Search 1.05 28 May 2018
21 FilterPlugin Substitute and extract information from content by using regular expressions Development 5.30 25 Oct 2018
22 FlexFormPlugin Flexible way to render DataForms Development, Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 6.00 04 Jun 2018
23 FlexPaperPlugin   Interface and Visualisation    
24 FlexWebListPlugin Flexible way to display hierarchical weblists Development, Information structuring and Search 2.10 28 May 2018
25 GenPDFPrincePlugin Generate PDF using Prince XML Exporting, Printing and Publishing 2.10 11 Jul 2016
26 GenPDFWeasyPlugin Generate PDF using WeasyPrint Exporting, Printing and Publishing 2.00 11 Jul 2016
27 GenPDFWebkitPlugin Generate PDF using Webkit Exporting, Printing and Publishing 2.10 11 Jul 2016
28 GeoIPPlugin Geo Location Information Information structuring and Search, Interface and Visualisation 1.00 10 Sep 2018
29 GluePlugin Enable TopicMarkup to span multiple lines Development 2.20  
30 GnuPlotPlugin Allows users to plot data and functions using GnuPlot Interface and Visualisation 2.10 11 Jul 2016
31 GoogleMapsPlugin Google Maps for Foswiki Interface and Visualisation 3.11 25 Sep 2017
32 GraphvizPlugin Draw graphs using the GraphViz utility Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 1.10 11 Jun 2018
33 GridLayoutPlugin A 12er grid system for responsive layouts Interface and Visualisation 3.30 24 Oct 2017
34 HarvestPlugin Download and archive resources from the web Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 2.10 11 Jun 2018
35 HighchartsPlugin   Interface and Visualisation    
36 HyphenatorContrib Automatically hyphenates text Multilingual and Locality 5.00 17 Jun 2018
37 ICalPlugin Access ical data in wikiapps Data and Files 2.00 11 Jun 2018
38 IfDefinedPlugin Render content conditionally Development 2.01 2.01
39 ImageGalleryPlugin Displays image gallery with auto-generated thumbnails from attachments Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 8.01 27 Jul 2017
40 ImagePlugin Image and thumbnail services to display and alignment images using an easy syntax Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 8.11 11 Jun 2018
41 InfiniteScrollContrib Infinite scrolling layouts Interface and Visualisation 1.14 16 Aug 2018
42 JQAutoColorContrib   Interface and Visualisation 1.00 28 Mar 2018
43 JQAutoLogoutContrib Log out idle user after a certain period of time Interface and Visualisation, Security, User interactivity 1.02 09 Dec 2018
44 JQCodeInputContrib Input widget for a series of characters User interactivity 1.00 17 Dec 2018
45 JQDataTablesPlugin JQuery based progressive enhancement of tables Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 4.01 26 Nov 2018
46 JQFullCalendarPlugin   Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity    
47 JQGridPlugin jQuery grid widget for Foswiki Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 2.61 30 Aug 2017
48 JQMomentContrib A lightweight javascript date library for parsing, manipulating, and formatting dates Data and Files 3.05 13 Dec 2018
49 JQPackeryContrib Gapless, draggable grid layouts Interface and Visualisation 1.00 27 Jul 2017
50 JQPhotoSwipeContrib   Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation 1.03 05 Mar 2018
51 JQPrettyPhotoContrib Yet another nice lightbox plugin Interface and Visualisation 1.20 23 Jan 2017
52 JQRCodeContrib QR code generator Interface and Visualisation 1.10 17 Dec 2018
53 JQSerialPagerContrib Splits up a list and makes it a pager scroller thingy Interface and Visualisation 2.10 30 Aug 2017
54 JQTweetContrib   Interface and Visualisation    
55 JQTwistyContrib Lightweight twisty plugin Interface and Visualisation 2.21 16 Aug 2018
56 JQueryPlugin jQuery JavaScript library for Foswiki Development, Interface and Visualisation 8.10 12 Jun 2018
57 JsonRpcContrib JSON-RPC interface for Foswiki Data and Files 2.28 08 Apr 2017
58 LazyLoadPlugin deferred loading of images Interface and Visualisation 1.41 25 May 2018
59 LdapContrib   Admin, Development 8.00 05 Mar 2018
60 LdapNgPlugin Query and display data from an LDAP directory Admin, Development 6.43 10 Oct 2017
61 LikePlugin Like-style voting for content Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 2.01 02 Sep 2016
62 ListyPlugin Fancy list manager Interface and Visualisation 2.00 23 Jan 2017
63 LoremIpsumPlugin Lorem ipsum generator Development, Interface and Visualisation 1.00 28 Mar 2018
64 MarkdownPlugin Markdown support for Foswiki Data and Files 1.01 09 Apr 2018
65 MathModePlugin   Interface and Visualisation    
66 MediaElementPlugin Cross-browser embedding of videos and audios Interface and Visualisation 2.11 05 Mar 2018
67 MediaWikiTablePlugin   Interface and Visualisation    
68 MediaWikiToFoswikiContrib   Data and Files    
69 MetaCommentPlugin An easy to use comment system Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 5.03 28 May 2018
70 MetaDataPlugin Bring custom meta data to wiki apps Data and Files, Development 5.00 16 Jan 2017
71 MimeIconPlugin Icon sets for mimetypes Interface and Visualisation 3.12 13 Dec 2018
72 MoreFormfieldsPlugin Additional formfield types for System.DataForms Development, Interface and Visualisation 5.00 28 May 2018
73 MultiLingualPlugin Support for a multi lingual Foswiki Multilingual and Locality 4.10 16 Jul 2018
74 MultiSaveContrib Json-RPC interface to save multiple changes in one transaction Development 1.20 25 Sep 2017
75 NatEditPlugin   Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 9.21 25 Feb 2018
76 NatSkin Userfriendly Foswiki skin providing a flexible theming engine for professional webdesigns Interface and Visualisation 5.01 25 Jan 2017
77 NatSkinPlugin Support plugin for NatSkin Interface and Visualisation 5.00 23 Jan 2017
78 NewUserPlugin Create a user topic if it does not exist yet Admin, Data and Files 2.43 09 Sep 2016
79 NumberPlugin Localized Number Formatter and Currency Converter Multilingual and Locality 3.00 05 Mar 2018
80 OEmbedPlugin Easy embedding of third party content Interface and Visualisation 5.41 25 Sep 2017
81 PageOptimizerPlugin Optimize html markup, as well as js and css Data and Files 3.00 25 Sep 2017
82 PiwikPlugin Server-side page tracking using Piwik Data and Files 2.31 28 May 2018
83 QRCodePlugin QR code generator Interface and Visualisation 1.00 17 Dec 2018
84 RedDotPlugin Quick-edit links Interface and Visualisation 4.11 12 Sep 2015
85 RenderPlugin Render WikiApplications asynchronously Development 5.00 16 Jan 2017
86 RtfContrib Extension to translate Foswiki markup to RTF Data and Files, Exporting, Printing and Publishing 2.12 16 Jan 2017
87 SectionListPlugin Access the list of named sections in a topic Data and Files 1.00 27 Mar 2018
88 SecureDownloadPlugin Secure, temporary download links Data and Files, Security 1.01 11 Jun 2018
89 SecurityHeadersPlugin Add HTTP security headers to protect against XSS attacks Security 1.10 17 Oct 2018
90 SetVariablePlugin Flexible handling of topic variables Development 3.01 16 Aug 2018
91 SoapPlugin   Development    
92 SocialSharePlugin Social Share Buttons User interactivity 1.00 19 Jan 2017
93 SolrPlugin Enterprise Search Engine for Foswiki based on Solr Information structuring and Search, Interface and Visualisation 7.20 11 Oct 2018
94 SpreadsheetReaderPlugin Read data from a spreadsheet Data and Files 1.11 31 May 2018
95 SqlPlugin SQL interface for Foswiki Data and Files 3.03 09 Sep 2016
96 StringifierContrib Helper library to stringify binary document formats Development 5.20 16 Aug 2018
97 TagCloudPlugin Renders a tag cloud given a list of terms Information structuring and Search, Interface and Visualisation 4.00 01 Apr 2016
98 TimeSincePlugin   Interface and Visualisation 4.10 16 Aug 2018
99 TopicInteractionPlugin Improved interaction with attachments and DataForms Data and Files, Interface and Visualisation, User interactivity 8.20 26 Nov 2018
100 TopicNameValidationPlugin   Data and Files, Security 1.20 6 May 2013
101 TopicTitlePlugin Free-form title for topics Data and Files 1.02 14 Aug 2018
102 TrashPlugin Maintain the Trash web Data and Files 2.10 24 Oct 2017
103 TwitterPlugin Access Twitter via Foswiki Interface and Visualisation 3.10 24 Oct 2017
104 TwoFactorAuthPlugin not released yet      
105 UpdatesPlugin   Admin 1.04 22 Jan 2018
106 UploadPlugin   User interactivity    
107 VirtualHostingContrib Adds virtual hosting support for Foswiki. Admin, Security 2.00 20 Jun 2017
108 VotePlugin   User interactivity 1.34 11 May 2017
109 WebFontsContrib Web fonts for Foswiki skins Data and Files 2.01 18 Sep 2017
110 WebLinkPlugin A parametrized %WEB macro Information structuring and Search 2.00 2 Jun 2018
111 WikiWorkbenchContrib Framework for WikiApplications Development 4.00 23 Jan 2017
112 XmlRpcContrib   Data and Files    
113 XSendFileContrib A viewfile replacement to send static files efficiently Data and Files, Security 5.22 11 Jun 2018
114 XslFoContrib FOP print formatter Exporting, Printing and Publishing 1.10 30 Nov 2016
115 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 18 Dec 2018 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 18 Dec 2018 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
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
HyphenatorContrib
IfDefinedPlugin
ImagePlugin
ImageGalleryPlugin
InfiniteScrollContrib
ICalPlugin
JQAutoColorContrib
JQAutoLogoutContrib
JQCodeInputContrib
JQDataTablesPlugin
JQFullCalendarPlugin
JQGridPlugin
JQPackeryContrib
JQPhotoSwipeContrib
JQPrettyPhotoContrib
JQMomentContrib
JQRCodeContrib
JQSerialPagerContrib
JQTweetContrib
JQTwistyContrib
JQueryPlugin
JsonRpcContrib
LazyLoadPlugin
LdapContrib
LdapNgPlugin
LikePlugin
ListyPlugin
LoremIpsumPlugin
MarkdownPlugin
MathModePlugin
MediaElementPlugin
MediaWikiTablePlugin
MediaWikiToFoswikiContrib
MetaCommentPlugin
MetaDataPlugin
MoreFormfieldsPlugin
MimeIconPlugin
MultiLingualPlugin
MultiSaveContrib
NatEditPlugin
NatSkin
NatSkinPlugin
NewUserPlugin
NumberPlugin
OEmbedPlugin
PageOptimizerPlugin
QRCodePlugin
RedDotPlugin
RenderPlugin
PiwikPlugin
RtfContrib
SectionListPlugin
SecureDownloadPlugin
SecurityHeadersPlugin
SoapPlugin
SocialSharePlugin
SolrPlugin
SpreadsheetReaderPlugin
SqlPlugin
SetVariablePlugin
StringifierContrib
TagCloudPlugin
TimeSincePlugin
TopicInteractionPlugin
TopicNameValidationPlugin
TopicTitlePlugin
TrashPlugin
TwitterPlugin
TwoFactorAuthPlugin
UpdatesPlugin
UploadPlugin
VirtualHostingContrib
VotePlugin
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"}%

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