Meet the QuickWiki Developer

Rafael de Freitas

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Why was QuickWiki created?

I wanted an extension that I could use to quickly show me information about a word or a name without me having to google it and interrupt whatever I was doing. The only extension I could find that did something similar was WikiLook, but it was broken at the time and it only supported Wiktionary. So I started to work on fixing WikiLook and adding support for Wikipedia, but I ended up rewriting most of its code.
I thought the result could be useful to other people, so I decided to polish it up a bit and publish it.

What's next for QuickWiki

I've just added support for the most used Wikipedia languages, and I hope to do the same to Wiktionary.
I also have to do maintenance updates to QuickWiki when there are changes in the page structure of Wiktionary and Wikipedia, though that problem was mostly fixed in version 1.1.0.

About the Developer

Developer Information
Name Rafael de Freitas
User since February 20, 2009
Number of add-ons developed 1 add-on
Average rating of developer's add-ons Rated 4 out of 5 stars