Welcome to Apache Wave

Wave is a distributed, near-real-time, rich collaboration platform that allows users to work together in new and exciting ways. Wave allows for flexible modes of communication, blending chat, email and collaborative document editing in to one seamless environment. Wave provides a lively and responsive environment that promotes more fluid and dynamic collaboration between users. The addition of Robots and Gagets allow the Wave platform to provide intelligence, integration, and customizability to the users experience.

Currently, the main focus of the Apache Wave project is the development of "Wave in a Box" (WiaB). WiaB aims to be both a reference implementation of the Wave platform as well as a set of reusable components that can serve as building blocks for developing other wave related products. As the project grows we hope to expand our focus to offer other Wave related goodies as well.

The wave project is still in its infancy. To graduate from incubation we need to mature the code base, grow the community, provide better documentation, and make some software releases. We are currently driving towards our first stable release. If you are interested in joining the comunnity please see the Get Involved page.

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Disclaimer: Apache Wave is an effort undergoing incubation at The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), sponsored by the Apache Incubator PMC. Incubation is required of all newly accepted projects until a further review indicates that the infrastructure, communications, and decision making process have stabilized in a manner consistent with other successful ASF projects. While incubation status is not necessarily a reflection of the completeness or stability of the code, it does indicate that the project has yet to be fully endorsed by the ASF.