JavaScript Wiki

Open-source JavaScript projects categorized as Wiki

Top 23 JavaScript Wiki Projects

  • Trilium Notes

    Build your personal knowledge base with Trilium Notes

  • Project mention: Patterns of personal knowledge base (2023) | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-03-11
  • TiddlyWiki

    A self-contained JavaScript wiki for the browser, Node.js, AWS Lambda etc.

  • Project mention: It's 29 Delphi, I mean | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-02-22

    > What does ownership mean here?

    It means owning the code and the data. With webapps, the code and data are hosted and owned, the users do not own the code, cannot run it independently. This is a clear dileneation between owner and user, and the owners can use that clear line to create artificial scarcity of various kinds. (The most popular being the subscription SaaS model). It's also easier to defend your IP since end users never see your binaries.

    I like to make my software single html files whenever possible. People can just save them and run them locally. Havent met anyone who cares yet though.

    I like that idea a lot, and I care. I think others care, but yes, it's a niche interest. Take a look at https://tiddlywiki.com/ for an example of a fairly successful project that uses the single html format running locally. However it suffers from limitations on File|Save which often requires a separate runtime of some kind to support.

    Another project that approaches this ideal is https://redbean.dev/, @jart's tiny, performant, featureful single-file webserver. In this case the "single file" is a server executable + zip whose state must be updated on the command-line, but I think hits a sweet spot in terms of practicality, and a global minima when it comes to minimizing dependencies. (Redbean bundles SQLite and Lua so it's also possible to do through-the-web state updates as in a traditional webapp.)

    My own project, Simpatico, aspires to be something along these lines. Eventually your browser tab is both a client and server process, connecting via websockets to other connected browsers, storing all state locally. I call this pattern "monomorphism", a play on the "isomorphic" javascript SPA. The server[2] is currently written in ~1 node file, but eventually I would like to port to redbean (and greenbean, the websocket version of redbean, but it isn't quite ready yet). The server grew several features to support a fast, practical BTD loop using markdown[1], and safe, performant execution on the public internet[2], but ultimately I'd like to pare it down to serving a single html file and allow the connected clients to provide all diversity of experience. I've used it to explore all kinds of browser apis, from crypto[3] to svg[4] to writing my own libraries (combine[4] and stree[5]). And it's all running locally, and easily hosted on a $5 VPS, and its all open source.

    1 - https://simpatico.io/lit.md

    2 - https://simpatico.io/reflector

    3 - https://simpatico.io/crypto

    4 - https://simpatico.io/combine

    5 - https://simpatico.io/stree

  • SurveyJS

    Open-Source JSON Form Builder to Create Dynamic Forms Right in Your App. With SurveyJS form UI libraries, you can build and style forms in a fully-integrated drag & drop form builder, render them in your JS app, and store form submission data in any backend, inc. PHP, ASP.NET Core, and Node.js.

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  • knowledge

    Everything I know

  • Project mention: My Knowledge Wiki | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-05-20
  • digital-gardeners

    Resources, links, projects, and ideas for gardeners tending their digital notes on the public interwebs

  • Project mention: What *don't* you share in your digital garden? Cross-pollinating very different topics. | /r/DigitalGardens | 2023-06-21

    Digital Gardens are freeform, public collections of ever-evolving personal knowledge, comparable to an "open" PKM system. Maggie Appleton is my go to thinker about them: She's written about them here and here.

  • Raneto

    Markdown powered Knowledgebase Wiki for Node.js

  • Documize

    Modern Confluence alternative designed for internal & external docs, built with Go + EmberJS (by documize)

  • Project mention: Looking for collaboration platform (preferably open source, alternative to Confluence) | /r/selfhosted | 2023-05-06

    You could try Documize https://github.com/documize/community

  • jingo

    Node.js based Wiki

  • Project mention: Anyone know of a free dev docs like confluence? | /r/webdev | 2023-06-08

    I use jingo as a personal wiki. It uses markdown syntax and provides a simple online editing interface. Not sure how it scales but you can self host and it’s free. https://github.com/claudioc/jingo

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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  • Cowyo

    A feature-rich wiki webserver for minimalists :cow: :speech_balloon:

  • TW5-TiddlyMap

    Map drawing and topic visualization for your wiki

  • Project mention: Better Links | /r/ObsidianMD | 2023-10-12

    Here is an example of what a regular Concept Map looks like which shows how two nodes are related https://tiddlymap.org/

  • documentation

    The source for Datadog's documentation site. (by DataDog)

  • Wreeto

    Wreeto is an open source note-taking, knowledge management and wiki system.

  • polkadot-wiki

    The source of truth for Polkadot.

  • Project mention: What are the risks of staking DOT natively? When a validator is slashed do I lose all my DOTs? | /r/Polkadot | 2023-05-15

    No worries! Going forward, the Polkadot Wiki is where you should always be able to find the source of truth for anything Polkadot-related. And if not, please file an issue on the Github repo and someone from the Tech Ed team will likely add it (or correct it) shortly. =)

  • wiki

    Wikipedia Interface for Node.js (by dijs)

  • octopus

    🐙 Octopus - Internal wiki with diagrams for software and product teams (by livechat)

  • wikit

    Wikipedia summaries from the command line

  • indie-wiki-buddy

    Browser extension that automatically notifies and redirects you to independent wikis.

  • Project mention: Rogue Editors Started a Competing Wikipedia That's Only About Roads | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-03-02

    Fandom is complete and utter SEO garbage - every single fandom with enough nerds to have sense has moved off of it into an actual independent wiki. IndieWikiBuddy is an extension that actually takes fandom websites, and redirects google searches to the actual community run page. https://getindie.wiki/

  • WikiDocs

    📗 Just a databaseless markdown flat-file wiki engine

  • bedrock-wiki

    Rewrite of the Bedrock Wiki.

  • Project mention: Modding Bedrock | /r/MinecraftBedrockers | 2023-11-08
  • gatsby-theme-primer-wiki

    A Gatsby Theme for Wiki/Docs/Knowledge Base, which using Primer style as the UI theme, can work well with Foam or Obsibian or just markdown files.

  • free-roam

    An attempt to recreate the major parts of Roam for offline use

  • discord-wiki-bot

    Wiki-Bot is a bot with the purpose to easily search for and link to wiki pages. Wiki-Bot shows short descriptions and additional info about the pages and is able to resolve redirects and follow interwiki links.

  • ourbigbook

    https://OurBigBook.com source code + a compatible local CLI static wiki generator and markup language to write complex structured wikis/books/blogs with reference implementation in JavaScript.

  • wiki

    https://westurner.org/wiki (by westurner)

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2024-03-11.

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What are some of the best open-source Wiki projects in JavaScript? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Trilium Notes 25,307
2 TiddlyWiki 7,704
3 knowledge 4,742
4 digital-gardeners 3,719
5 Raneto 2,714
6 Documize 2,066
7 jingo 1,015
8 Cowyo 921
9 TW5-TiddlyMap 820
10 documentation 408
11 Wreeto 387
12 polkadot-wiki 348
13 wiki 313
14 octopus 290
15 wikit 255
16 indie-wiki-buddy 210
17 WikiDocs 157
18 bedrock-wiki 140
19 gatsby-theme-primer-wiki 111
20 free-roam 109
21 discord-wiki-bot 77
22 ourbigbook 53
23 wiki 45
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The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.
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