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Make a proof of concept of a ZIM file providing a map using OSM data and a tool like [http://openlayers.org/ openLayer].
 
Make a proof of concept of a ZIM file providing a map using OSM data and a tool like [http://openlayers.org/ openLayer].
  

Revision as of 08:18, 24 July 2012

The Kiwix volunteers program offers motivated and talented people ways to work for Kiwix during a limited time. Contributors can speak English, French, or German. Technical volunteers should know JavaScript, CSS, or other web languages, or C++.

Tasks

Kiwix for Android (Assigned)

See Android.

Collect informations about our audience (Assigned)

As Kiwix grows more in popularity it would be really nice to tell the stories of the organizations that are using it. If we know who's using it then we can ask those people to let us know how we can make it better. It would also allow us to better understand the reach that our offline projects and how fast we are improving us.

Currently with think in the following directions:

  • Get more informations about the downloads and develop KPIs
  • Setup a system to allow user to give us a feedback (see Tomasz's email) done
  • Improve/simplify bug reporting and feature requesting (being able to leave an email adress without registering, simplier).
  • Feedback system done

New Web site

We need to replace the current web site by a more simple and fancy one. The current one is too complicated for the average customer and mix informations for devs and end users. In addition it does not provide some features which are essentials like a simple an intuitive way to search over the ZIM library or a simple way to give a feedback (bug report or feature request). So there is a lot of improvement potential in both content and visuals.

This new one should be based on Mediawiki and we already have a design. The wiki part, like we know it, would be still accessible but not push on the front of the Web site. So we need someone we good PHP & Web languages knowledges to do that.

See also http://paulgu.com/wiki/Drop_Down_Menu_Series

Mediawiki DumpHTML extension improvement

Kiwix plug (Assigned)

Nimbus n iPhone.JPG

See Plug solution.

ZIM Autobuild (assigned)

Deaddrops & Geocaching (Assigned)

Building testing platform

We need a solution to test automatically Kiwix. We have currently nothing... so we start from scratch.!

Wikipublish

Create a publication platform, a Web site online similar to itunes which would provide the list of available contents to download in ZIM, EPUB, .... also offert to see the book before downloading it.

Wants to know more...

OSM

Make a proof of concept of a ZIM file providing a map using OSM data and a tool like openLayer.

See also