Archive | October, 2006

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 much space/bandwidth. I’ve come up with a prototype: This example contains made-up numbers. It basically […]

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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 projects and 220 million lines of source code. In addition, we’ve followed the history of […]

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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 the site and receive notifications about projects. We have also added forums so that we […]

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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 fairly positive review and I was happy to see that he found our site generally […]

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