For beginners, Spinalot is an easy-to-use, personalized Web site where they can meet, talk, create, collaborate and share multimedia resources.
To a technically oriented educator, it offers an easy way to set up a constructive online-learning community in which the dynamic content is created by the users, not the Webmaster.
To a Web site designer, Spinalot is a way to quickly make prototypes of different functional designs for the same site.
The resulting Web application can also all be easily changed.
To a Web programmer, Spinalot is a completely configurable and extendible tool with which to quickly create new Web applications for integration with existing services.
To a researcher interested in online communities, Spionalot is a tool with which to test different ideas and approaches, and to talk with the members of the community.
Spinalot also keeps a detailed log of usage for analysis.