Programmer's guide

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Programmer's guide
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This page should help developers navigate who want to support Semantic MediaWiki development or develop extensions to SMW can use a number of resources to get started. Of course, it is strongly recommended to be familiar with the usage of SMW as well.

Moreover, there is an SMW architecture guide that provides a basic introduction to the main ideas and concepts in SMW from a developer perspective, which should be useful for reading and writing SMW-related code.

Security aspects[edit]

Web applications with open user communities are specifically threatened by security vulnerabilities. SMW developers are responsible for taking specific care to avoid vulnerabilities of all kinds. Every developer should carefully read the MediaWiki security guidelines for developers.

For more information, please read security and software vulnerabilities.