Archive | March, 2012

FOSS and Data: An Interview With RedMonk

EclipseCon 2012: Ohloh’s Rich Sands interviews James Governor and Donnie Berkholz of the analyst firm RedMonk. The topic: how data analytics is changing both the way that FOSS projects understand and manage themselves, and how users of FOSS can use … Continue reading

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POLL: Non-code Contributions

There is a great post by Andy Lester, entitled “14 Ways to Contribute to Open Source without Being a Programming Genius or a Rock Star“, in which he describes the dilemma of so many prospective contributors to FOSS: The most … Continue reading

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Introducing Ohloh Meta

Back when Ohloh was young, blogs, wikis and other content management systems were also a bit immature. So the original included basic wiki functionality, and the ability to display articles in chronological order – a blog. As content management … Continue reading

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Now Adding Projects is Easier – So Lets Add Some!

Adding projects on Ohloh has never been a simple task. The old way – fill out this long, daunting form (which doesn’t even ask you for where the code is – you add that later!):   Not at all friendly. … Continue reading

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Sprints 30 & 31 Deployment (19 March 2012)

In this deployment: New Ohloh Meta site – new blog, information pages, FAQs, documentation and support. Redesigned and simplified Add New Project workflow, including auto-fetching information from popular forges. As previously announced, removed Journals and Closed Source positions features. Bug … Continue reading

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