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Free alternatives to Google Wave? [closed]

Do you know some free alternatives to Google Wave to collaborate with other people on discussions/projects. They should provide at minimum the following features: Create private discussions Invite ...
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Is there any Social Translation web site? [closed]

Is there any web app that people can translate texts (articles, movie subtitles, etc) together?
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Are there apps for [near] real-time collaborative programming in JavaScript?

I'd like to take part in, or host an event where I collaboratively code something with a small group of people in geographically dispersed locations. Is there a web app like jsbin.com or jsFiddle ...
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2answers
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Collaborative online editor with folding in hierachical organization [closed]

Online collaboration for normal texts, you often have not only flat lists but Hierarchies. Such as main issue XY, possible ways to adress that issue, pro & contra about those solutions, opinions ...
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Collaborative editing Source Code Online [closed]

I searched so long for a opportunity where i can edit sourcecode with a friend or a co-worker together - collaborative editing. I found Gobby, Bespin (Skywriter) by Mozilla, Cloud9 IDE (at this time ...
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2answers
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A public version of 37signals' Basecamp?

I'm using 37signals' Basecamp webapp for collaborating with many people on data standards. Generally I like the product. There are a few issues like not being able to easily follow a topic or wiki ...
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2answers
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Show edits from Google Docs users in different colors

I frequently use Google Docs for collaborative assignments, and love its ability to show you where other people are typing (and who is doing it) in real time. However, when returning to a document ...
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1answer
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Best place for collaboratively developed, courseware [closed]

What sites can I use to access free repositories of collaboratively edited text-books, curriculum, class notes and courseware? Some good ones that I'm aware of: WikiEducator OER Commons ...
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Websites to meet collaborating developers/designers? [closed]

I remember seeing several sites pass through Hacker News or Reddit whose purpose was to introduce developers and designers. One that I bookmarked was http://collabfinder.com/. The site I am trying to ...
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4answers
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Free/cheap desktop sharing service for remote teaching?

I am leading a free web development study group and we need some way to meet online in some kind of virtual classroom. Do you know if any free service exists that has these characteristics: Free or ...
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2answers
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Private, everlasting version of what was previously Etherpad

I really enjoyed Etherpad.com while it was around. I know that the owners open-sourced the project, but I am wondering if anyone has adapted the code so that I can have private, everlasting ...
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4answers
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Tool for teaching maths online [closed]

I'm trying to find a good tool for teaching someone maths online. Some kind of a online whiteboard that the student can be invited to. I need to be able to draw graphs and handwrite using my drawing ...
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1answer
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Why do some collaborators have edit privs while others do not?

I have created a small site using google-sites, and I listed a handful of people as collaborators. Some of them have gmail accounts, while some don't. I would understand it if only the users with ...
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0answers
585 views

Web based Collaborative document commenting tool [closed]

I am trying to find a web based document commenting tool that will allow people to upload documents so that other can view and comment on them. It would be great if it was open source so that it ...
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4answers
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Website for facilitating interactive discussion?

I had heard of websites that would allow two or more people to share a common text editor, so that changes to the text can be made and simultaneously viewed by all participants in real time - this ...
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1answer
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Can I get a permalink for a comment in a Google Doc?

I will probably just go ahead and tag people in my comment (Request for somebody to comment on a section of a Google Docs document?) for now, but I was hoping there would be a better way to do this. ...
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Is there a way to switch “To” and “Cc” fields in Google Groups Collaborative Inbox?

I'm currently evaluating the Collaborative Inbox of Google Groups to be used as a group inbox for sales orders. The inbox will be able to receive messages from the public. I'm unable to find how to ...
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Suggest Audio live streaming service [closed]

I've setup a meeting with my 4/5 local buddies and I want my remote friends, (who are physically not present here with me) want to listen to our discussion. In simple words, I want to broadcast our ...
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13answers
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What options are available for collaborative task management? [closed]

I'm trying to figure a way for our small team to collaborate on to-do lists on projects and otherwise. We have tried Basecamp and a bunch of similar 'project management'/'collaboration' apps, but they ...
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1answer
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There's a specific website like jsFiddle, but i can't remember the name/url. Can you help? [closed]

A while ago i found a website much like jsFiddle, focused on collaborative editing. It has forking and it's full of HTML5 experiments. Unfortunately i can't remember the name; do you by any chance ...
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2answers
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Collaboratively edited flowcharts? [closed]

Interested in an online app that allows multiple users to edit, perhaps simultaneously, a flowchart or collection of flowcharts. So far I've only found sites which allow you to share your flowcharts ...
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3answers
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Collaborative translation tool [closed]

Do you know any collaborative translation tool? I've seen the suggestions in this answer, but I'm specifically searching for a tool to translate books (so large documents made of paragraphs, mostly), ...
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2answers
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Collaboration wiki which provides page level access/ authentication

Is there any wiki/web service like Google sites which allows the admin to givepage level access/ authentication to the users ?
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2answers
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How to share a Dropbox folder but hide collaborator/user’s emails?

I work with two different customers and need to share the same folder with each of them, but I don't want them to know of each other. At the moment, any user who joins a shared Dropbox folder can ...
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1answer
301 views

Good online TFS solution

We're starting a software development proyect and since we won't be working together (same building) we're looking for an integrated TFS solution. Does anybody know of a good one?
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Facility for Commenting / Reviewing / Annotation text like Google Docs or Kindle Annotations

I am looking for a program (preferably a web app like Google Docs) that enables lightweight commenting / review / annotation of textual content by multiple users. I want something rather like Google ...
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Can a Chatter board be merged into a new Salesforce account?

A few of us withing our organization have been testing and using Chatter as a collaboration tool. We do not currently use Salesforce as our CRM. We're wondering if we will be able to retain our ...
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2answers
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What web-based software combines bug tracking, agile project management and client collaboration? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are project managing, task/issue/time tracking web apps are available for free or at least cheap enough? I'm aware of really good packages that handle each one ...
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Online editable comparison grid builder [closed]

Is there a site/service that allows to easily build and maintain an online comparison grid of items like products, software, etc. according to various characteristics and let visitors compare those ...
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206 views

How can a team share private video screen captures?

Part of our QA process is capturing UI bugs on video and embedding these videos in bug reports. Is there a service out there that lets a group share videos in a centralized location (not individual ...
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2answers
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Collaborative real-time edition of HTML code, with live preview?

I work with my team to improve a single HTML file. To allow real-time collaboration, I copy/paste the HTML code to etherpad or Google Docs, and we collaborate there (everyone can see what everyone is ...
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2answers
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Help Identify Web App [closed]

I'm trying to recall the name of a web application I stumbled upon many moons ago but never signed up. My memory is pretty cloudy (damn you alcohol!), but I'll try to provide the most prominent ...
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1answer
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Professional collaborative documents editing [closed]

I work in a team and i need some app similar to google docs (real-time editing), but for professional use, private (it could be pay) and for confidential use. Which apps do you recommend? Thank you.
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1answer
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Best organiser/scheduling programme for small company? [closed]

I'm looking for a program on behalf of other people, but in doing so it has struck me how few easy-to-use personal organiser type programmes there are out there. Don't get me wrong, there are ...
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Collaborative editing and voting application

Background: I have a university group assignment which, to keep it simple, involves interviewing someone. To work on the questions to ask, I want everyone in the our group to: add possible ideas ...
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1answer
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“Object not found” error when saving a Google Apps spreadsheet in Box after edit

The corporate entity that I work for is rolling out Box.com, and since we like the collaborative features of Google Apps, I am experimenting with the Box.com integration with Google Apps. Using the ...
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Is there something like private items in Basecamp?

While in Basecamp classic you were able to mark todo-lists or messages as private (only visible by your company), it seems that there's no such feature in the "all-new" version of Basecamp. I know ...
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Computing the percent of authorship in a Google document?

I have a Google document where 4 people contributed. Is there any way to get a sense of how much each of them committed, like TortoiseSVN does for SVN repositories?
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Editing conflicts in browser-based SkyDrive vs. Word application?

When collaborating on documents, I typically use Google Docs as over the years editing conflicts have become very rare. However, for working on collaborateive .docx files, I'm opting to use SkyDrive ...
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Interactive Web Collaboration Platform [closed]

I am currently unsatisfied with most, if not all, web-based collaboration tools I've ever used. Examples of what I'm considering a "web-based collaboration tool" are TWiki, WebEx, etc. What I have in ...
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Looking for Web app for HUGE text searching, online collaboration, tagging etc [closed]

We are four ppl from different offices, and our boss assigned us the task of searching 5800 online files (html pages) for specific topics, keywords etc. We do not have access to these files offline. ...
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1answer
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How do I write or read Google-Sheets “comments” on mobile devices?

In a Google-Sheet called Field Schedules for Google web-apps at http://drive.google.com you can right click on a cell to open a context menu with the option to "Insert comment." Let's say for example ...
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3answers
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Task / todo / outline system in Google Apps

In project planning, sometimes I do a todo / task list because I can create an outline with multiple levels. But then I want to share that task list with several people and either give them view or ...
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What's the best place to discuss something privately? [closed]

I've been considering putting together a business proposal, and I would like to find a place to discuss this online with other collaborators privately. I also want to make sure that the data doesn't ...
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1answer
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How do I message Google Document collaborators?

When I'm collaborating with others on a single document I'd like to be able to send them messages as I would in a chat client but without switching between windows. I can't see a way to do this from ...
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Google Drive - Shared documents appear twice

I am creating a folder structure in google apps drive whereby (this is for a school) there will be a school class folder, within this, an Assignment Name folder, then a name. Now, I need permissions ...
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Collaborating on a PDF in Google Drive

I have had a PDF shared with me in Google Drive. I am trying to collaborate but cannot get it to work. Any help out there? Breda
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1answer
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Email threaded discussions to a web app? [closed]

I and my co-workers get into long and eventually confusing email threads about what we're working on, or comments and revisions about a certain project. For example, I'll email several people about ...
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1answer
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In a Google Group collaborative inbox, is it possible to set the default “reply-as” to reply on behalf of the group?

I have set up a collaborative inbox. This is to use as a customer support inbox. The "members" are all customer support personnel, but anyone can post to the inbox. When members of the group reply to ...
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1answer
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Looking for a clean and seamless discussion+documents board and/or Google groups alternative [closed]

I've been trying to find a clean, fresh and nice-looking alternative online tool for writing topic pages and then discussing them. Ideally, this should be a wiki page (where users are able to embed ...