WikiPlex 1.4 Released
24 August 10 10:32 PM | mhawley | with no comments
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I’ve finally decided that it was time to do another WikiPlex release. It’s been awhile since the last release (March of this year), but a lot of things have changed over time that I finally officially package a new version up. The CodePlex website continues to use WikiPlex, and I’m (read more...)

Setting up Mercurial server in IIS7 using a ISAPI module
13 April 10 04:12 PM | mhawley | 2 comment(s)
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Previously, Jeremy Skinner posted a very thorough guide on setting up Mercurial in IIS. The difference between his guide, and what I'll be walking you through, is how Mercurial is hosted in IIS. Where he shows you using a CGI script that executes python.exe, my guide will show you how to use isapi-wsgi to host Mercurial. (read more…)

Mercurial Conversion from Team Foundation Server
17 March 10 05:12 PM | mhawley | with no comments
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One of my many (almost) daily tasks when working on the CodePlex platform since releasing Mercurial as a supported version control system, is converting projects from Team Foundation Server (TFS) to Mercurial. I'm happy to say that of all the conversions I have done since mid-January, the success rate of migrating full source history is about 95%. To get to this success point, I have had to learn and refine several techniques utilizing a few different tools… (read more)

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VisualHG: A Mercurial Plugin for Visual Studio
15 March 10 09:33 PM | mhawley | with no comments
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Mercurial is quickly gaining momentum in the open source world, and the need for great tooling to make developers lives easier is always essential.  Most developers using Mercurial know of the the explorer shell plugin, TortoiseHg, but what many don't know about is VisualHG. In summary... (read more)

 

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WikiPlex v1.3 Released
12 March 10 12:57 AM | mhawley | with no comments
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It's been a many months since the last release of WikiPlex, but its only because there hasn't been a lot of churn recently.  I've very happy where WikiPlex is at, and it continues to be a very… (read more)

Extending WikiPlex with Scope Augmenters
10 March 10 05:46 PM | mhawley | with no comments
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Another extension point with WikiPlex is Scope Augmenters. Scope Augmenters allow you to post process the collection of scopes to further augment, or insert/remove, new scopes prior to being rendered. WikiPlex comes with 3 out-of-the-box Scope Augmenters that it uses for indentation, tables, and lists. For reference, I'll be explaining… (read more)

WikiPlex v1.2 Released
08 October 09 08:52 PM | mhawley | with no comments

It’s been a few months since the last release of WikiPlex, but I honestly have good reasons – paternity leave! This updated version has taken in a lot of user feedback and put it into action – so thank you for contributing ideas… (read more)

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WikiPlex v1.1 Released
05 August 09 07:42 AM | mhawley | 1 comment(s)

It's only been a few weeks since the v1.0 release, but a lot of work has gone into a new release of CodePlex's embeddable wiki engine, WikiPlex. The time in between has not been without a few highlights, including… (read more)

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Extending WikiPlex with Custom Renderers
30 July 09 08:27 PM | mhawley | 1 comment(s)

Following up from my prior post on Extending WikiPlex with Custom Macros it’s now time to talk about creating custom renderers. When we left off, we had created our title link macro and registered it with WikiPlex…[read more]

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Extending WikiPlex with Custom Macros
27 July 09 06:48 PM | mhawley | 1 comment(s)

One of the very nice features of WikiPlex is the ability to extend it to your hearts desire. The API is completely open, and the entry points off of WikiEngine are merely wrappers. This means that, if you really wanted to, you could create your own parser and formatter - but the majority of extending WikiPlex will be done via macros and renderers. A summary of the extension points include… (read more)

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