WikiJs is a node.js library which serves as an interface to Wikipedia (or any MediaWiki).
npm install wikijs
You can run these commands in order to build and test WikiJs:
git clone email@example.com:dijs/wiki.gitcd wikinpm installnpm run buildnpm test
;// const wiki = require('wikijs').default;; // Bruce Wayne
In order for webpack to build wikijs properly, you must add an option to your webpack configuration file. Documentation
You can use the API options configuration:
You just need to change the API to the proper URL. This is normally just changing the subdomain of wikipedia.
Read more about Cross Domain Requests here
The code Wikipedia uses for infobox data is strange and complex. So I have split the parsing code into another library. You can find it here.
We not only parse out the information, but also try to transform the data into a convenient structure for data processing.
I always welcome help. Please just stick to the lint rules and write tests with each feature/fix.