About Peter Degen-Portnoy

Mars-One Round 3 Candidate. Engineer on the Open Hub development team at Black Duck Software. Family man, athlete, inventor
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Planned Downtime

Ohloh.net will be down today, September 23, 2013, starting around 12 noon Eastern Daylight Time for around 1 hour for hardware maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.

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Announcing Ohloh Badges!

The Ohloh team is delighted to announce the release of a new feature on Ohloh: Badges!! This is the first release of a planned series where we will be adding more different types of badges and provide ways to trumpet … Continue reading

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Planned Ohloh.net Downtime

Hi Folks; Ohloh.net will be down tonight, July 1, 2013, starting around 10 PM Eastern Daylight Time (2 AM July 2, 2013 GMT) for around 4 hours for some maintenance work. Ohloh.net should be back online July 2, 2013 around 2 … 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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Going TDD

Ohloh is going TDD. Peter Degen-Portnoy talks about our early experience, with a shout-out to Gary Bernhardt. Continue reading






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