The Knitting Factory Project
GOALS AND APPROACH
Investigation on infrastructure for
building collaborative applications on the World Wide Web. The goal
is to provide a comprehensive solution, without sacrificing
the security and the ease of use provided by the
standard off-the-shelf browers. KnittingFactory provides a set of
well-integrated solutions in a form of a 100% Pure Java package that
can be used to develop collaborative programs.
KnittingFactory is a research project at New York University and a
part of a larger effort called MILAN, a joint project with
We have a working prototype. For a
brief summary refer to the project
manifesto or the
for detailed information see the
documentation list; to contact us,
see the list of people involved;
and if you like to see KnittingFactory in action, you can participate
in a shared whiteboard session.
The project is partially supported by
DARPA and Rome Laboratory; Intel; Microsoft; and NSF.
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