The Gāndhārī texts site is supported by an end-to-end framework for sustainable corpus development, collaborative research and flexible digital publishing. The component platforms are:

  • READ Workbench: a SaaS portal which supports the integration and management of researchers, resources, tools and processes in the collaborative development of textual corpora.  Developed by Prakaś. Yang Li, Stephanie Majcher, Ian McCrabb.
  • READ: an open source environment for epigraphic and manuscript research which supports the transcription, research, understanding, analysis and publishing of scholarly editions and studies.  Developed in consortium by LMU-Munich, Prakaś, University of Lausanne, University of Sydney and University of Washington-Seattle. Stefan Baums, Andrew Glass, Ian McCrabb, Andrea Schlosser, Stephen White.
  • READ Workbench Collections: a WordPress plugin for the publishing of collections of digital scholarly editions of manuscripts and inscriptions.  Developed by Prakaś and University of Sydney. Mark Allon, Jason Dunbar, Yang Li, Joe Marino, Stephanie Majcher, Ian McCrabb.
  • Gāndhārī Texts site: a WordPress framework for the integration of digital editions, supporting resources, research outputs from related platforms, and framing content. Developed by Prakaś and University of Sydney. Isobel Andrews, Yang Li and Ian McCrabb.

The corpus development, research and publishing framework was designed, and the development program managed, by Prakaś.