Section: Application Domains
Groupware Systems and CASE Tools
Software engineering can be seen as distributed collaborative systems. Software Forges are social software. They transform foreigners into collaborators, sometimes into developers. Forges are online services that allow instantiating, composing and managing collaborative services. Traditionally, provided 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.
Libresource (cf 5.2 ) and Qualipso-Factory (cf 5.7 ) are forges developed within the Team. Bonita (cf 5.1 ) has been integrated with NovaForge (http://www.novaforge.org/ ), the forge from Bull.