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What Is Google Wave?


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Google Wave Overview


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Google Wave - 15 Features


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The Complete Guide to Google Wave


The Complete Guide to Google Wave is a comprehensive user manual by Gina Trapani with Adam Pash.

Google Wave is a new web-based collaboration tool that's notoriously difficult to understand. This guide will help. Here you'll learn how to use Google Wave to get things done with your group. Because Wave is such a new product that's evolving quickly, this guidebook is a work in progress that will update in concert with Wave as it grows and changes. Read more about The Complete Guide to Google Wave, and follow us on Twitter for updates and Wave tips.


This book's contents are freely available to view online. Click on a chapter to read it.

Chapter 1 Meet Google Wave

Find out what Google Wave is and what problems it solves.
Chapter 2 Get Started with Wave

Set up your Wave account and create your first wave.
Chapter 3 Manage Your Wave Contacts

Find and add people and groups to collaborate with in Wave.
Chapter 4 Find and Organize Waves

Tag, file, search, and filter waves.
Chapter 5 Dive Deeper into Wave

Add rich content to your waves like maps and photo slide shows.
Chapter 6 Master Wave's Interface

Navigate Wave from the keyboard and customize your Wave interface.
Chapter 7 Wave Gadgets

Add interactive content to your waves with gadgets.
Chapter 8 Wave Bots

Automatically update the contents of your waves with bots.
Appendix A What Wave Can't Do

It's not just you. See what's NOT working in the current version of Wave, and what features the Wave team has promised are coming.
Appendix B Contribute to The Complete Guide to Google Wave

In the spirit of Google Wave, this guide is a collaborative effort. We need you (yes, you) to help revise and expand this guide as Wave evolves.

If you just can't get enough of Wave, see also our growing compilation of Wave-related links and video clips from across the web.


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