Ohloh Is Now The Black Duck Open Hub!

Ohloh has always been a hidden gem for Black Duck… not because developers don’t know about it (on the contrary, we’ve got over 500,000 user accounts!), but because few people associate it with Black Duck Software.  We’re very proud of the community and data we produce here, so we’ve decided to change the name to […]

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Ohloh.net is up for a JAX award

Ohloh is delighted to announce that it has been nominated for a JAX award in Most Innovative Open Tech Business. JAX is an annual conference, this year being held May 12 through 16 in Mainz, Germany, for Java and Web technologies. The JAX Innovation Awards, now in its 8th year, seek to acknowledge groundbreaking and talented […]

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April 25, 2014 New Deploy with Self-Deletion

We pushed a new version of Ohloh into production yesterday. Ever mindful of @iamdeveloper’s iconic flow chart, I did find myself asking, “It’s 2 PM on Friday; should I deploy?” But happily I realized, that if it isn’t time for cocktails, than we can still deploy. I Delete Myself This latest deploy has a feature […]

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OCD14: Excellent Results!

As announced, we held Ohloh Community Day 2014 — OCD14 — on Monday, March 24, 2014.  This being our very first community day, it being announced barely three weeks before the event, and the concurrent running of Open Source Think Tank all meant that we had modest expectations.  Quite frankly, if we had one or two […]

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Ohloh Community Day — OCD14

Ola Ohlarians!  We are ecstatic to announce Ohloh Community Day 2014 — OCD14!! The idea for OCD14 came from Ohlarian Marc Laporte.  Marc will be near the  Black Duck Offices in attendance of the LibrePlanet 2014 Conference and asked if we could gather folks to talk about Ohloh and Open Source.  We thought it was […]

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Planned Down Time

Ola Ohloh! We’re going to switch Ohloh to maintenance mode on Monday, March 10, 2014 around 8 PM EST to perform some updates. The site should be in unavailable for less than half an hour.

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Exploring Issue Tracker Data for Ohloh

In the summer of 2013, I spent 6 months as an intern within the Ohloh.net team at Black Duck’s Burlington office. During my internship I did an extensive research on literature around issue trackers, prepared strategies, and developed prototypes for using issue tracker data as an additional data source for Ohloh’s analyses. It is my […]

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February 19, 2014 New Deploy

Ola Ohloh!  We are very pleased to announce a new deployment today with some bug fixes, new features and UI updates! We have updated our new, cleaner look that was deployed a few weeks ago by making the side gutters a shade of gray.  This helped us clean up the layout of the entire site […]

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Ohloh’s New Look

We just refreshed the Ohloh site with a simple and clean design. On the logo, you will also notice the tagline “Black Duck Open Hub,” which reinforces our commitment to providing the greatest visibility into the world of open source. Kudos to the Black Duck team for making it look fantastic! Plans for early 2014 […]

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About the Ohloh Hotness Score

We have added a new metric on Ohloh and are just bursting to share it with you.  The Ohloh Hotness Score can be found on our new Project Landing Page in the table titled “Hot Projects on Ohloh” Why? Why add yet another indicator on Ohloh?  Good question, thank you for asking. With the fairly […]

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