Synonyms for etherpad or Related words with etherpad


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After the release of the software as open source, a number of people have set up Etherpad servers, as clones of the original website. Soon after, users and programmers of Etherpad, after an initial meeting in the #etherpad channel on freenode, created the Etherpad Foundation to coordinate further development. Their website maintains a list of a growing number of sites that run the Etherpad software.
Client side text editor in Etherpad and its Etherpad Lite fork is implemented using Appjet's in-browser text editor written in Javascript.
Etherpad Lite is an almost complete rewrite of the original Etherpad software, based on different technical foundations and written by different authors.
Added document collaboration tool—Etherpad (now owned by Google)
Still, on 4 December 2009, Etherpad announced on its blog that it had been acquired by Google for integration into Google Wave. Existing Etherpad users would receive invites for Google Wave.
When Google Wave was announced, the Etherpad team wrote on their blog comparing the two platforms and stating that the minimalist and targeted Etherpad interface could be an advantage in some use cases.
While the original Etherpad is written in Scala and has quite demanding system requirements, Etherpad Lite is written in server-side JavaScript using node.js. The original realtime synchronization library (called Easysync) remains the same.
Etherpad lite supports many languages. Localization is achieved collaboratively through
The project closed on 1 July 2009 to focus attention on the EtherPad product.
In 2009, Google started beta testing Google Wave, a real-time collaboration environment which Google hoped would eventually displace email and instant messaging. EtherPad was acquired by Google, which allocated the EtherPad team to work within the Wave project. However, Google announced in August 2010 on its blog that it had decided to stop developing Wave as a standalone project, due to insufficient user adoption. After Google released the abandoned EtherPad source code as open source in December 2009, the community took over its development and produced a complete rewrite named Etherpad lite, which is written in JavaScript entirely and built on top of node.js.
Etherpad Lite has some distinctive features which are not available in the original version:
Google released the source code for Etherpad under the Apache License version 2.0 on December 17, 2009.
On 31 March 2010, Etherpad announced that creation of new pads would be allowed until April 14 (pad creation was still allowed as of April 18, though) and existing pads could still be accessed and used until May 14. Options for download/export were available. The Etherpad service terminated on May 14.
Etherpad (previously known as EtherPad) is a web-based collaborative real-time editor, allowing authors to simultaneously edit a text document, and see all of the participants' edits in real-time, with the ability to display each author's text in their own color. There is also a chat box in the sidebar to allow meta communication.
First launched in November 2008, the software was acquired by Google in December 2009 and released as open source later that month. Several services now use the Etherpad software, including PiratePad,, Telecomix Pad, Framapad, Mozilla Pad (MoPad), PrimaryPad, and QikPad. Further development is coordinated by the Etherpad Foundation.
Etherpad was launched on November 19, 2008 by David Greenspan, Aaron Iba, and J.D. Zamfirescu (the latter two being former Google employees). is based on EtherPad that was acquired by Google in December 2009 and released as open source later that month.
QikPad was a free collaboration software tool based on EtherPad that allowed multiple users to see text updates in real time.
AppJet failed to gain traction with developers, but in 2009 the company used its own tools to launch Etherpad, the first web-based realtime collaborative text editor.
Etherpad itself is implemented in JavaScript, on top of the AppJet platform, with the real-time functionality achieved through Comet streaming.