Currently Amber uses WebDav interface to store source code. This should be overridden to store it into the couchdb. Proper way of including of all amber generated javasciprt files should also be found.
Benefits to the Student
Getting to know development process of CouchDB and Amber Smalltalk applications
Benefits to the Community
Amber CouchApps would be very simple to deploy and provide combined powers of Smalltalk and CouchDB.