You can use JXTA technology to create peer-to-peer (P2P) applications based on Java technology. JXTA technology is a set of open protocols that enable any connected device on the network, ranging from cell phones and wireless PDAs to PCs and servers, to communicate and collaborate in a P2P manner. JXTA peers create a virtual network where any peer can interact with other peers and resources directly, even when some of the peers and resources are behind firewalls and network address translations (NATs) or on different network transports.
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Co-Marketing - If you are developing a product using JXTA technology or offering a service with JXTA technology, we can help you co-market your offering.
JXTA SIGs - jxta.org members have started Special Interest Groups in various locations around the world. For tips on starting your own SIG and other information, see our Community page.
If you are new to Project JXTA and want to learn more, we suggest that you check out our Getting Started page. You can also join in the Project JXTA discussions at: firstname.lastname@example.org for general Project JXTA topics; email@example.com for detailed technology discussions; and firstname.lastname@example.org for issues using or programming with the JXTA technology.