What Is a Wiki and How Do I Use It?, 1st Edition

  • Leon Gray
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  • ISBN-10: 1622750713
  • ISBN-13: 9781622750719
  • DDC: 006.7
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This lively guide to the wiki phenomenon narrates the history of wikis, explains how they work, and projects the future of these collaborative, content-driven sites based on developments already under way. With lists of the most popular wikis, biographies of the key figures of the wiki movement, and a timeline of feature developments integrated into wikis today, readers will finish this book feeling confident in their ability to understand, use, and create a wiki on any subject. Also explained are the dangers of hacking, “edit wars,” and ways to stay protected from cyber-vandalism.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Wiki History.
2: Wiki Explosion.
3: How Wikis Work.
4: Wiki Engines.
5: Wiki Communities.
6: Wiki Future.
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