i came across an amazing script today, together.js, and though i did not write it, i find it incredibly useful.
all the user needs to do is send out an invite to a url it provides via it's own GUI.
all the developer needs to do is add one script tag and one button to launch it:
here is a live demonstration:
to see in action,
<textarea cols=110 rows=30></textarea>
<button onclick="TogetherJS(this); return false;">Start TogetherJS</button>
- visit the link
- click the button
- follow the on-screen info to generate an invite url
- open the invite url using a different browser or device
- type in the textarea
- look at the other browser/device, it should be synced!
you can also text and voice chat using the on-sceen interface.
not bad for free and without ads and the nasty for-profit privacy intrusion you find in other "free" APIs like this.