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WikiWalkBack

Wikipedia search using Wikipedia API. React + Redux frontend work.

Purpose

See the connections between articles in Wikipedia in a non-intuitive way.

Example

https://mdfw.github.io/wikiwalkback

Install it yourself

git clone https://github.com/mdfw/wikiwalkback.git

$ cd wikiwalkback

npm install

npm start

Open your browser to: http://localhost:8080.

Possible future improvements:

  • Popover on world cloud tags to give options to open the page on wikipedia or begin search with the topic of the word cloud tag (the current default).
  • Multiple language support for supported Wikipedia languages

Technologies

Languages

  • Front-end: Javascript (ES6)

Libraries

  • React.js (BSD License)
  • React-router.js (MIT License)
  • redux.js (MIT License)
  • react-wordcloud (MIT License)

Tools

  • Webpack

API

  • Wikipedia

Acknowledgements

Screenshots

The Search page:

search

Search results top:

results 1

Search results bottom:

results2

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