A pretty nifty feature of MediaWiki tables is the class=”wikitable sortable” specification. Adding the ‘sortable’ class automatically makes the table sortable. Handy!
I’ve updated our Members table as well as a few other tables on the wiki to use the ‘sortable’ feature.
I was doing some research about free software licenses as a part of developing ProgClub’s terms and conditions, and found this list of free software licenses from the FSF, and the same list of FSF approved software licenses on Wikipedia. I noticed the cool table sorting facility they have on the Wikipedia page, and wonder if that’s built in to MediaWiki..? It would be cool if it only required a class specification to have it work like that.
I’m working through Zed Shaw’s Learn Python The Hard Way, and I’m up to exercise 5. Doing the extra credit 3 involved searching online for Python format strings, and I found that there is the old way, which is presumably what Shaw wanted me to find, and also the new way in which a new scheme for string formatting is provided.
Was helping Teejay with his Cock n Bull web-site the other night, and we needed to setup a ‘page’ link in the top main navigation as a ‘link’ to the blog feed. Anyway, we found a WordPress plugin that does that: Page Links To. Pretty handy!