TogetherJS enables website visitors to see each other's mouse position on screen, to follow each other's browsing, to edit Web forms or watch videos together, and to chat via audio and WebRTC, note Mozilla's Ian Bicking and Robert Nyman in a blog post. TogetherJS also includes auto-follow, which enables a user to follow another user to a different Web page. Other features include participant windows, which provide information about other users in an active collaboration session, while profile settings allow avatar selection and color customization.
TogetherJS also includes revised notifications, which Mozilla says provide a clearer sense of what other participants are doing, and mobile device support. Mozilla says TogetherJS enables users to add collaboration features to any website with only a few lines of code. However, not all browsers can accommodate the framework, which requires Web Sockets support.
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