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Commit Volume and Commit Highlights

Commit Volume In software development, it is important to know how much each developer is contributing to the project. This is commonly referred to as the “bus factor” number, namely how many developers can “leave the project” (e.g. finding a new job, having a baby, winning the lottery, or getting hit by a bus – […]

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Ohloh Maintenance Complete

Today’s scheduled maintenance has been completed, and all systems are up and operating normally again. Please let us know if you encounter any issues. Thanks, The Ohloh Team

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Maintenance Downtime Today at 10AM PST

Ohloh will be offline for about an hour today beginning at 10AM PST. We are upgrading our servers and database, and expect to be back online quickly. Thanks for your patience and your continued support.

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Ohloh Maintenance Downtime

Beginning Monday, December 7 and continuing through Wednesday, December 9, Ohloh will be operating in a read-only mode while we perform some major system upgrades. During this time, you will be unable to log in to Ohloh. All project data and forum activity will be frozen throughout the maintenance period. Jabber integration and new software […]

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Announcing Bazaar Support Beta

We’re pleased to announce that Ohloh now supports Bazaar repository tracking. Kudos are due to Michael Adam for his effort in writing much of the new code for this feature, and also to Jelmer Vernooij for lending his expertise in solving various problems. If you discover any unexpected results, please don’t hesitate to contact us […]

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Introducing Mercurial Support Beta

We’re pleased to announce that project tracking for Mercurial repositories is now available in a limited beta trial. We invite you to submit small Mercurial repositories to Ohloh, and to please contact us with any problems you encounter. Keep in mind the following: There’s no support for branching yet. For now, we process only the […]

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Git User’s Survey 2008 Announced

ED: Unfortunately these resources are no longer online. The good folks who bring us Git have announced the Git User’s Survey 2008. If you are a Git user, I encourage you to take a moment to give them your input. The survey is open until September 10. The results of the 2006 and 2007 surveys […]

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Ohloh API now supports OAuth

We’re pleased to announce that Ohloh now supports the OAuth standard authentication protocol when using the Ohloh API. This means that you can now authorize third party applications to read and write to the Ohloh website on your behalf. This enables a whole new range of applications that interface with Ohloh. For instance, developers can […]

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Line Count Improvements: C vs C++

Lately we’ve been receiving a lot of patches to Ohcount, the tool we use to count lines of code. This has been really exciting for us, and we’re very thankful to the contributors who’ve been helping us fix bugs and add new languages. Historically, Ohloh has never distinguished between C and C++. We simply lumped […]

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Ohloh Goes Open Source

We’re very happy to announce that Ohloh is going open source. The first piece of technology to be released is Ohcount, the source code line counter that powers the Ohloh reporting engine. Ohcount is available for immediate download from Ohloh Labs, our new developer website dedicated to the Ohloh source code. We plan to release […]

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