MindTouch Boasts Hosted Wiki, Microsoft Support
SAN DIEGO-Open-source collaboration platform maker MindTouch has unveiled Wik.is, a free version of its Deki Wiki hosted online for enterprise workgroups that could put a crimp in Google's plans for its free Sites application.
The wiki specialist, based here, is also now supporting Microsoft's Silverlight, Microsoft ADO.NET Data Services and Windows Live services to improve usability for enterprise wiki users and mashup makers, MindTouch CEO Aaron Fulkerson told eWEEK March 3 at the Graphing Social Patterns West 2008 show here.
Corrected: A Web-hosted version of Deki Wiki, and support for Microsoft apps, could put a crimp in Google's plans for its free Sites application.
Wik.is includes a REST API that exposes the platform's functionality, automatic data aggregation tools, and mashup capabilities to more than 100 services from Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and other vendors with enterprise applications and databases. The new mashup code generator lets end users point and click to create composite applications and data mashups.