The GNOME Report

Periodically, I review the top Ohloh searches to see how we’re doing in terms of covering the projects people are most interested in. [Incidentally, last month’s top searches were for “linux”, “mozilla”, and “drupal”]. We’re doing pretty well, and have … Continue reading

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Ads

Frequent Ohloh users will already notice a big change: bigger, more blatant ads. Implementing more ads has been on our todo list for a while, but I kept putting it of – until now. Our beta frontend had a lot … Continue reading

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Badge Prototype

[Note: This has now shipped] We’ve received requests for an Ohloh “badge” for people to host on their site. Something that would let projects show some very basic stats about their project yet small enough to not take up too … Continue reading

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PHP Eats Rails for Breakfast

Despite the buzz around sexy new frameworks like Rails and Django, PHP is more dominant than ever. Comment on this article Here at Ohloh we’ve accumulated an enormous database of open source development facts. So far, we’ve indexed over 3,000 … Continue reading

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We Listened to You and Made Some Changes

We’ve thought about the feedback we’ve received over the last few weeks and have made some changes to our service that will hopefully make it easier for folks to navigate the site, add projects to the site, edit projects on … Continue reading

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David Wheeler Response

I was forwarded a link to David Wheeler’s blog recently (link). David Wheeler is a prolific writer (software and prose) with a lot of experience in the Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) space. In his blog he gives us a … Continue reading

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Transparency

One of the main observations that folks make about open source software is that they are amazed at the transparency users have into open source development. One can go to Ohloh and see a lot of information about development activity … Continue reading

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A Few Stats of Interest

We love Google analytics. It’s lets you find out so much about who visits your site, what they look at, what got them to come to your site, what browser they’re using and so much more. So here are some … Continue reading

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Jason’s Launch Notes

I was busy putting finishing touches on our app last week and didn’t put much too thought into what to expect from our launch. Obviously I was hoping for lots of traffic and interest, but wow – I really didn’t … Continue reading

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Feedback

We have now started rapidly gaining traffic. The user feedback has been super helpful for us, so, please, keep it coming! It really gives us guidance on how we will improve our service.

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