Introducing Mercurial Support Beta

We’re pleased to announce that project tracking for Mercurial repositories is now available in a limited beta trial. We invite you to submit small Mercurial repositories to Ohloh, and to please contact us with any problems you encounter. Keep in … Continue reading

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Ohloh and the Long Tail

We have always felt that Ohloh indexes the most important open source projects. Recognizing that “most important” is a subjective qualifier, we recently decided to alter our policy to simply index all open source projects. To achieve this, we’ve deployed … Continue reading

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Google Code And Ohloh Gadgets – A Yummy Flavor!

We’ve got 2 exciting announcements regarding Google Code and Ohloh. Ohloh Gadgets Firstly, as announced on Google Code’s Blog, you can now embed Gadgets in your Google Code Wiki – and, more specifically, Ohloh Widgets. Ohloh Widgets are a great … Continue reading

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New Ohloh Download Service

As some projects have already noticed, we’ve added a download service to Ohloh. The bits are securely stored and geo-distributed on a top-notch CDN. You also get the logs to who’s downloaded your bits – all for free. Interested? You … Continue reading

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Git User’s Survey 2008 Announced

ED: Unfortunately these resources are no longer online. The good folks who bring us Git have announced the Git User’s Survey 2008. If you are a Git user, I encourage you to take a moment to give them your input. … Continue reading

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Database Maintenance Update

We had to perform some critical database maintenance yesterday. The good news is that all Ohloh services are now back online. Also, the database updates should yield better performance for the ohloh website. The bad news is that it required … Continue reading

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Brief Outage

We had a brief unplanned outage tonight. Our host provider had a badly-behaved box that was ‘arping everything in sight’ – which caused our webservers to be unreachable for about 20 minutes. Our apologies.

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OSCON: you going?

A small Ohloh contingency (well, Scott and Jason) are going to attend OSCON in Portland on Wednesday. If you’re interested in chatting with us, we’re interested in chatting with you! Drop me a mail so we can meet up ( … Continue reading

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Source License Detector Released

Ever since our launch we’ve received a very common type of request: “what file did you detect X license in?”. We’d then run our license detector manually and email back the results. This was, clearly, jackassery sub-optimal. I finally got … Continue reading

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New I USE IT widgets

We’ve just added some new project widgets, whose purpose is to make it easy for your users to stack your project. Clicking “I Use This” will take them to Ohloh and right into the stacking UI. They’ll be guided through … Continue reading

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