Ward Cunningham

Howard G. "Ward" Cunningham (born May 26, 1949) is an American computer programmer who developed the first wiki. A pioneer in both design patterns and Extreme Programming, he started programming the software WikiWikiWeb in 1994 and installed it on the website of his software consultancy, Cunningham & Cunningham (commonly known by its domain name, c2.com), on March 25, 1995, as an add-on to the Portland Pattern Repository.He currently lives in Beaverton, Oregon, and is the Co-Creation Czar for CitizenGlobal. He is Nike's first Code for a Better World Fellow.He has authored a book about wikis, titled The Wiki Way, and also invented Framework for Integrated Tests.
Posts about Ward Cunningham
  • How Wikipedia Transitioned to HHVM

    … How did Wikipedia complete its transition to HipHop Virtual Machine, Facebook’s open-source PHP runtime? Brett Simmers from the HHVM team and Wikimedia Foundation principal software engineer Ori Livneh detailed the process in respective blog posts. Simmers wrote on the HHVM blog: I spent four weeks in July and August 2014 working…

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