The goal of the project is to build an extension to the Mediawiki software which will select and reformat articles from an existing Mediawiki website for export to a new Mediawiki website. See the attached specifications for more details.
Qualifications for a Good Candidate:
) Have strong skills for Mediawiki development (XML, PHP, MySQL, etc.)
) Be able to communicate effectively in English.
) Be resourceful and efficient. For example, you can quickly learn about Mediawiki and learn from the “open source” community for development information and resources (see link below under “Supporting Information”).
) Have a good computer for development and fast internet connection.
) Work well with other people.
) Be dependable and honest.
Qualifications for an Excellent Candidate:
) Have excellent experience developing wikis and specifically Mediawiki. Know how to work with the MediaWiki (Wikipedia) data files (see link below).
) Be located in Kyiv, Ukraine (not required, but a big plus).
) For information about Wikipedia, see [url removed, login to view]
) For information about the Mediawiki software, see [url removed, login to view]
) Support for Mediawiki users and developers can be found at [url removed, login to view]
) Examples of data used in the first project can be found at [url removed, login to view]
) Other related and new projects are planned after this project which may be available for the correct candidate.
) Bids can be over $300 if necessary.