About Rich Sands

I’m the Principal and Founder of RSands Consulting, a developer/FOSS strategy, product management, and marketing consultancy. Formerly Ohloh’s PM, Black Duck is now a client of mine.

Author Archive | Rich Sands

Sprint 42 Deployment (25 September 2012)

In this release: They’re back! The home page now shows rotating total stats for all of Ohloh at the bottom of the blue search box. Projects, LOC, contributors, repositories. Three new embeddable widgets for Ohloh Code: Search code within a project, Browse code within a project, and Search all Ohloh Code projects. Want to let […]

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Ohloh Scheduled Downtime Oct-2 and Oct-4 2012

Announcement: Scheduled maintenance Ohloh will have two scheduled maintenance windows next week: October 2, 2012: 7:00am to 7:30am EDT October 4, 2012 9:00pm to 12:00am (Oct. 5) EDT There will be a notice posted on the site during these maintenance windows with our expected return times.

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A Lucky Break!

We received an interesting email last week from Jens Langner, maintainer and Ohloh manager for the MCC NList Classes project. Jens has an undying passion for the Amiga platform, and is one of a small group of dedicated developers hacking AmigaOS. Their project had an unfortunate problem – their SVN repository on SourceForge was accidentally […]

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Sprint 41 Deployment (10 September 2012)

In this release: API improvements: Accounts now returns the account description field, and also allows access to an account’s claimed positions. See the new documentation page for Positions for more detail. Accounts may now have up to 10 API keys. Removed “large commits” news items as Ohloh’s line-counting method for deciding what is a large […]

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Sprint 40 Deployment (23 August 2012)

In this release: Graphs now show the current month’s incomplete data as a point, rather than a segment, to emphasize that the current month’s data cannot be put into the trend line of a graph. A long-requested improvement! Added all-time commit count column to contributor list pages on projects. Updated wording of factoid text to […]

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Sprint 39 Deployment (3 August 2012)

In this release: API enhancements: New API return values for Accounts: now can get a user’s language experience details. See API Account documentation page for more info. New return values for Analysis: factoids, language detail and chart URL. See API Analysis documentation page for more info. New return values for Project: project summary page URL, […]

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Open Data and Ohloh

Ohloh is diving into the open data world! Read more about our new license, and imagine the possibilities!

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Sprint 38 Deployment (18 July 2012)

In this release: Ohloh Code – fast, syntax-aware code search across all of FOSS, integrated with Ohloh project data. Ohloh Open Data Initiative – Ohloh data is now Creative Commons licensed. Tweet (Twitter) and Like (FaceBook) buttons on project pages. Follow (Twitter) button near login and join links in topmost heading bar. Bug fixes.

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Sprint 37 Deployment (10 July 2012)

In this deployment: NEW Project Page design, removed license detector, improved tagging, and new Ohloh home page.

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Sprint 36 Deployment (28 June 2012)

In this deployment: Bug fixes.

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