Mission and Goals
Topaz is a nonprofit organization of focused on developing open source software around collaborative creation, management and sharing of information.
Our goals are to:
- Develop software framework to allow easy and rapid development of data driven applications
- Facilitate research and collaboration of data/content models in various knowledge fields
- Enable users to develop innovative ways to explore, use and share data
The major software projects actively being worked on are:
Please also see the FAQ.
Topaz Recent News
- Topaz & Ambra 0.9.2 final has been released - April 8, 2009
- Topaz & Ambra 0.9.1 final has been released - Febraury 25, 2009
- Topaz & Ambra 0.9.1-rc1 has been released - January 29, 2009
- Topaz & Ambra 0.9 has been released - September 1, 2008
- We have changed the license in subversion to Apache 2.0 - April 5, 2008
- All news
New users to Trac Wiki
- WikiFormatting -- Wiki Formatting Rules
- TracGuide -- Built-in Documentation
- Play in SandBox to test Wiki commands
For a complete list of local wiki pages, see TitleIndex.
Topaz is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3, nonprofit corporation headquartered in San Francisco, California. Topaz is governed by a Board of Directors chaired by PLoS co-founder Michael B. Eisen.
Topaz received a its start-up grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and support from PLoS, Open Source Application Foundation, Software Freedom Law Center, Creative Commons, Science Commons, Fedora Commons, Mulgara, and many other foundations, universities, organizations and individuals.
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