Unformatted text preview: In Google Docs, multiple clients can edit the same file concurrently. However, it fails to offer many IDE features such as: syntax highlighting, compiling, and code completion. Although there already exists an Eclipse plug-in that has functionality similar to ours, it is very limited in that it does not allow more than two collaborators to work on any one file at the same time. In contrast, our implementation will support a greater number of contributors. Both beginning and experienced software developers working on the same small team will be able to use our tool. Many programmers are already accustomed to the Eclipse IDE, so creating an Eclipse plug-in will eliminate the need to become familiar with an entirely new tool. Our plug-in may become a useful asset that programmers can rely on for future collaborative projects....
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- Fall '08
- Software engineering, Integrated development environment, Google Docs, Eclipse IDE