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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 ==
== [ (re)-Introduce ZIM support in Mediaswiki Book creator/OCG] ==
[ Mediawiki] is the wiki engine behind [ Wikipedia], all [ Wikimedia projects] and thousands other Web sites. It's a cutting edge free software providing highly featured web sites that anybody can edit. Mediawiki hosted content can be made available for offline usage through the [ Collection extension] (written in PHP). The Collection extension allows to easily create collection/selection of articles: so called books ; here is [ how it works on the Wikipedia in English]. One time created, books can be exported in the PDF format. The PDF exporting backend itself is not provided by the Collection extension, it's done with a JavaScript based solution called [ OCG]. OCG is a NodeJS daemon able to transform a book definition in a PDF and it should be able to do the same in the ZIM format. The [ ZIM format] allows to store web pages (with images, videos, etc...) in one extremely compressed file, these pages are then available to read on most computers with a reader like [ Kiwix]. A [ stub of solution] has already been written] and the [ MWOffline] is already functional. This [ task] is mostly about merging them.
=== [[phpzim]] (assigned) ===
=== 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 offer to see the book before downloading it.
* [ Wants to know more...]
* Add support of EPUB in Kiwix
=== OSM ===
Make a proof of concept of a ZIM file providing a map using OSM data and a tool like [ openLayer].
=== Improve P2P support ===
* Fix Mirrorbrain to [ integrate torrent links in mirrorbrain]
* Fix Mirrorbrain to [ support fallback torrent trackers in .torrent files]
* Add a way to exchange library and content on a local network (for example, using "bonjour" & BitTorrent DHT)
=== [[Linux Packaging project]] (assigned) ===
=== Ambassador Program ===
* Ambassador program definition
* Map base on Ushahidi to locate them
==== Starter Kit (Assigned) ====
Perhaps a nice kit would help. You know, like for organizing Linux installation parties[1] or Mozilla's event kits[2] etc., that encourages people, and provides step-by-step guidance and advice, to go and install Kiwix with a relevant offline Wikipedia file in their local no-Internet (or restricted/expensive Internet) school, college, community center, etc.
== Video ==
It would be great to have a video (screencast) presenting the software with its most important feature.
* special features: fullscreen, switch language, font bigger/smaller, random page, etc.
* Finish (present the ZIM availables and how to download them)
== See also ==
* [[{{ll|Participate}}|Participate]]
* [ Kiwix bugs & feature requests]
* [ WMF Offline project overview]
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