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The History and Development of Confluence

Atlassian Software Systems, the company by which Confluence was marketed and developed, was founded in 2002 by Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquahar 2. Confluence was developed in 2002 and its first public release date was May 12, 2004 1.  Atlassian Software Systems has over 6,000 Confluence customers in more than 100 countries.  It's an Australian company that specializes in issue tracking and collaboration software 3.  Confluence was created to make it easy for everyone to share information with everyone all over the world.

 To view and compare a list of wikis go to the following website:;

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[1] Comparison of Wiki Software. (2008, November 17). Retrieved November 20, 2008, from

[2] Confluence Software. (2008, November 14). Retrieved November 20, 2008, from

[3] Atlassian Software Systems. Retrieved Novemeber 20, 2008, from

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  1. Unknown User (hmparker)


    I have Chapter for my sorority from 6:15 until 8:00 tonight. I went home this weekend and have to drive back up around 5:00 so I will not look at this again until after 8:00. If needed, I will add to your History and Development research then.


  2. Unknown User (hmparker)

    Way to find the date! I thought that was going to be hard! Thanks April!