Ward Cunningham

Ward Cunningham
A bearded man in his early sixties grinning while wearing eyeglasses and a fleece jacket
Cunningham in December 2011.
BornHoward G. Cunningham
(1949-05-26) 26 Mey 1949 (age 69)
Michigan City, Indiana, Unitit States
ResidencePortland, Oregon, Unitit States
ThriftComputer programmer
Years active1984–present
Kent forWikiWikiWeb, the first implementation o wiki

Howard G. "Ward" Cunningham (born 26 Mey 1949[1]) is an American computer programmer who developit the first wiki. A pioneer in baith design patterns an extreme programmin, he stairtit programmin the software WikiWikiWeb in 1994 an instawed it on the wabsteid o his software consultancy, Cunningham & Cunningham (commonly kent by its domain name, c2.com), on 25 Mairch 1995, as a add-on tae the Portland Pattern Repository.

He currently lives in Beaverton, Oregon, an is a programmer at New Relic.[2] Previously he was the Co-Creation Czar for CitizenGlobal.[3] He is Nike's first Code for a Better World Fellow.[4]

He haes authored a beuk aboot wikis, titled The Wiki Way, an inventit Framework for Integrated Tests an aw. He wis a keynote speaker at the first three instances o the WikiSym conference series on wiki research an practice.

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  1. Harry Henderson (2009). Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology. Facts On File. p. 122. ISBN 978-0-8160-6382-6. 
  2. "Ward Cunningham Joins the New Relic Family". New Relic Blog. Retrieved 2014-12-02. 
  3. "OUR PROVEN LEADERSHIP TEAM". Citizen Global Website. Archived frae the oreeginal on May 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-08. 
  4. "Nike Materials Index: Open Data Hackathon". San Francisco Chronicle. August 6, 2009. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 7, 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-23. 
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