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New Feature: Compare Projects

We’re excited to announce our next major feature enhancement to Ohloh. In this deployment, you can now compare projects in a detailed side-by-side view, giving you the information you need to decide which open source project is right for your needs. Compare Projects The new compare projects feature is found at Tools – Compare Projects. […]

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Ohloh Downtime Notification for Tuesday evening, April 12

We need to perform some database maintenance which will require taking the site offline. We will take Ohloh offline starting Tuesday, April 12, at 10pm EDT. We expect the site to be back up Wednesday early morning EDT. We appreciate your support and patience.

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Updated Search Results, Report Duplicate Projects, and Performance Improvements

Today’s blog post is a recap of the work we’ve done for Sprints 7, 8 and 9, covering the past 6 weeks since my last blog post. If you want to stay up-to-date what we’re doing each Sprint as it happens, check out the Ohloh releases page. Updated Search Results We’ve made some changes to […]

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Sprint 9 Deployment (31 Mar 2011)

In this deployment, we address many UI issues while focusing on improving the number of jobs we’re able to run each day. Updated search results: Search results now show lines of code and number of users, among some other UI tweaks. Default search for projects: We’ve removed the “all” search and default to projects, making […]

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Sprint 8 Deployment (17 Mar 2011)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! New Features Based on a user request, we’ve now added tags to the project search results. Users can now report to site administrators (aka the Ohloh team) whenever they find a project to be a duplicate of another project. Ohloh will merge all data associated with the project, including ratings, reviews, […]

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Sprint 7 Deployment (3 Mar 2011)

As we do every two weeks, we released new improvements to the Ohloh software today. We dedicated this entire release to performance and reliability improvements. So while there are no new visible features for us to promote, there are important improvements behind the scenes that should lead to faster updates and fewer problems for end […]

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Sprint 6 Deployment (17 Feb 2011)

Today we deployed our latest updates to Ohloh. New Features The add support to ignore directories request has been implemented. On the Enlistments page for a project, you’ll see the “Choose files to ignore” link for each enlistment. We’ve made improvements on how Ohloh automatically retries enlistments if something goes wrong the first time, which […]

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Sprint 5 Deployment (3 Feb 2011)

Today we deployed our latest updates to Ohloh. New Features – We’ve corrected the root cause for projects to have negative line counts – At the time of this posting, we’ve finished recounting the following projects: NumPy, Mono, and Castle. Issues addressed We now support the lp: syntax in bazaar (e.g. lp:Ubuntu). Improved Ohcount to […]

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Latest Updates To Ignoring Files and Directories

Ignoring Files and Directories Yes, the one and only add support to ignore directories request has been implemented! On the Enlistments page for a project, you’ll see the “Choose files to ignore” link for each enlistment. This will bring you to the Ignore Files page, where you can specify which files and directories to ignore. […]

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Latest Updates to Project Statistics and Line Counts

We’re excited to announce in this deployment that we’ve corrected the root cause for projects to have negative line counts. For those unfamiliar with this negative line count issue, Ohloh was reporting a negative number for the number of lines of code for certain projects. The issue would be similar to a book on Amazon […]

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