Open Hub in 2016

Hail Hubbites! There has been a lot of activity behind the scenes at Open Hub Central with a steady stream of improvements rolling into production. We’d like to brag talk about them and also tell you what we have coming up … Continue reading

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This is not the post I want to write

We are still in the beginnings of 2016. I’ve gathered my notes from 2015 and created a quick summary in our Confluence project to remind ourselves through posterity of what we accomplished last year and how it related to the … Continue reading

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We’re a bit behind

We’ve had a number of questions about why project analyses have gotten so far out of date. As mentioned in the last blog post, we upgraded PostgreSQL from 9.2 to 9.4, which caused some significant degradation of performance.  Not because … Continue reading

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GitHub, Performance, and Crawlers (Oh My!)

GitHub We are very pleased to announce that new and existing users can verify their accounts with their GitHub login as an alternative to using their SMS number.  Many thanks to all those Open Hubbites who contacted us to let … Continue reading

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Why Do We Ask For Your Phone Number?

A Bit About Spammers A few weeks ago we re-enabled new account creation on the Open Hub. New Account creation had been shut of for a number of months as it had become impossible to stave off the number of … Continue reading

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Open Hub offline for maintenance

Hey Hubbites; the Open Hub will be offline on Thursday, August 27, 2015 from 8 PM EST.  We expect the maintenance window will be 6 hours and the site will be back online by Friday, August 28, 2015 at 2 … Continue reading

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New Accounts are Back. But so are the spammers.

New account creation is once again available on the Open Hub.  You may have already been asked for your SMS capable device when logging back into the Open Hub.  This marks a few milestones. Of course, re-enabling new account creation … Continue reading

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API not working? Get a new key!

The new Ohloh UI has been released and we are running 100% on the new code.  As mentioned in Upcoming: Moving to OAuth 2, everyone needs new API keys because we have switched our OAuth version from 1.0a to 2.0 and … Continue reading

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New Jenkins Plugin Identifies Known Security Vulnerabilities in Open Source Projects


New Jenkins Plugin Identifies Known Security Vulnerabilities in Open Source Projects By Bill Weinberg, Senior Director of Open Source Strategy at Black Duck Software With over 4,000 vulnerabilities reported each year in open source software (OSS), it is very likely … Continue reading

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New UI, New Account Creation Mechanism, Project Updates

Hail Fellow Open Hubbarians!  You have been marvelously patient, for which we are eternally grateful, as we have been cleanly implementing the Ohloh UI in a new code base on the latest production versions of Ruby and Rails.  Here is … Continue reading

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