Today signals the beginning of the Etherpad Hackathon. Our goal is to get version 1.1 finalized and hopefully a plugin framework. Here is our progress tracker for remote joiners and includes a list of stuff to get involved with. Please ping us via email/skype/irc/google group if you have any questions.
Author Archives: John McLear
Getting a name wrong.
We’re having a bit of a reflection period at the Etherpad foundation lately. A big issue for all of us is the name “Etherpad Lite”. We really messed that up. Etherpad Lite isn’t Light for the users, Etherpad Lite is light for the admin and the business’ bottom line. We made the code base 80% …
How to Get started developing Etherpad Lite on Github
Etherpad Vs Etherpad Lite — Which is right for you?
TLDR; Use Etherpad Lite. We adopted Etherpad in December 2009 and instantly we knew we had a problem. The stack of software required to deploy Etherpad was huge and this meant deploying Etherpad was limited to Linux only. Our goal is to make collaborative editing the standard on the web and we knew that with the existing …
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Etherpad Lite Java Client
A Java client for Etherpad Lite’s HTTP JSON API. Example: EPLiteClient api = new EPLiteClient(“http://etherpad.mysite.com”, “FJ7jksalksdfj83jsdflkj”); HashMap pad = api.getText(“my_pad”); String pad = pad.get(“text”).toString();
A short Etherpad Lite talk
2012 means a public sites update
We just updated the public sites available on Etherpad.org. We removed a lot of old sites and replaced with some great new ones. If your site has been removed then feel free to ask why in the comments and we will try our best to work with you to ensure your site meets our public …
Mobile device UI
We have just updated the Etherpad Lite master branch on github to include a much nicer UI for mobile users. Enjoy!