I’m thinking about rewriting (read: recoding) my dissertation project as a sideline programming project.
The final version of Cobweb that I coded for my dissertation was okay, but it didn’t work particularly well. I think with some refinement and some decent HCI analysis for the frontend Cobweb could become a handy service orientated collaboration tool.
If you want to read my original dissertation its avaliable here.
I’m currently trying to decide whether to brave writing the application in C# – which I’ve never used for anything serious or to use Java which I haven’t used in anger for a good year and a half.