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Usage tips for searching code effectively in Ohloh Code

I would like to share some usage tips that have been effective in finding code I wanted in Ohloh Code (or CodeSight when looking for internal code). Language and Extensions filter help: Its always better to filter on a specific … Continue reading

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Planned Read-Only Mode on Monday, April 8, 2013

On Monday, April 8, 2013, we will put Ohloh.net into Read-Only mode for about 12 to 18 hours starting sometime after 11 AM EDT while we upgrade our database from PostgreSQL 8.4 to PostgreSQL 9.2. The API will still be … Continue reading

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Release of March 28, 2013

We released a series of fixes yesterday on Ohloh.net.  Included in the release were: Fixed the problem with creating new projects and checking “I manage this”.  This was causing project creation to fail, but the manager notification email still went … Continue reading

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Release of March 13, 2013

We released some new functionality and fixes today on Ohloh.net.  Included in todays release are: Improved synchronization of the Project Activity Level indicator with the underlying values for consistent sorting by PAI An improvement to the Lines of Code display … Continue reading

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Planned downtime

Ohloh.net will be offline for about an hour for maintenance work on Tuesday, February 26 from 6:30 AM ET.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Release of February 22, 2013

In this release we are delighted to roll out a redesigned and improved Project Search page. This improved page shows the Project Activity Indicator, clearer “baseball card” stats, and a cleaner layout.  We’ve tweaked the Compare Projects button so the … Continue reading

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Release 6 February 2013

In this release: Added Project Activity Icons to Organizations -> Claim Projects. Improved usability of the duplicate project reporting feature. Bug fixes, performance improvements.

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Congratulations to the 2012 Black Duck Open Source Rookies!

It’s been another great year for new open source projects. Over the past month we’ve used Ohloh to sift through all the new projects started in 2012 looking for the top 10 stand-outs to honor as 2012 Black Duck Open … Continue reading

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Ohloh – 2012 in Review

The beginning of the year provides a great opportunity to acknowledge the terrific work done by the Ohloh team in 2012.  Here’s a recap of the accomplishments: Introduced Ohloh “Organizations”, allowing the grouping of FOSS projects by the entity that … Continue reading

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A Beehive of Activity

Last April I gave a talk at the Linux Foundation’s Collaboration Summit, talking about some interesting stats and metrics from Ohloh about project activity. Not surprisingly, FOSS activity follows the Pareto principle – most of the effort is focused on … Continue reading

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