Jeroen De Dauw
Wikidata is a free knowledge base that can be read and edited by humans and machines alike. It centralizes storage and management of Wikipedias structured data and provides access to it in various open formats. It is powered by the Wikibase software, which is build on top of the MediaWiki platform and developed by Wikimedia Deutschland.
I was part of the original Wikidata team that started development of the software in 2012 and launched the website a year later. In 2019 I left Wikimedia Deutschland after being Software Architect there for 6 years. During these years I raked up over 6000 commits on the Wikibase software, nearly twice that of anyone else. You can find me in the contributors list on OpenHub.
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I created several libraries part of the Wikibase software. These are used on websites such as Wikipedia and Wikidata and have received contributions from many other people.
The canonical PHP implementation of the Data Model at the heart of the Wikibase software.
Small library containing services to assist with serialization and deserialization of Wikibase DataModel objects.
Services to assist with serialization and deserialization of Wikibase DataModel objects on the Wikimedia cluster.
A collection of services around Wikibase DataModel.
I also created these Wikibase related libraries:
Reading of, and iteration through, the Wikibase entities in a Wikibase Repository JSON dump.
Small library for looking up terms by item or property id or finding ids by term
Provides persistence and basic lookup capabilities for collections of Wikibase entities.
Provides persistence of Wikibase terms with lookups of those terms and by those terms.
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