Section: Application Domains
Groupware Systems and Software Forge
Software engineering environment can be seen as distributed collaborative systems. Software Forges are social software (e.g. Github). They transform strangers into collaborators. Forges are online services that allow instantiating, composing and managing collaborative services. Traditionally, collaborative services are version control systems, issue trackers, forums, mailing lists or wikis. We are applying our research results on coordination and data sharing into this context foreseeing a forge, not as a monolithic framework but as a composition of services that can be deployed in a Cloud infrastructure.