Notice June-15-2012: Site is Read-Only

We’re seeing some suspicious activity on the site so we’ve made it read-only for now. Sorry for the inconvenience – we’re working to solve this as quickly as we can. Thanks for your patience!

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Project Management Insights: An Interview with Red Hat’s Dan Allen

EclipseCon 2012: Ohloh’s Rich Sands interviews Dan Allen of Red Hat about the Arquillian project. Dan uses Ohloh, along with other analytics tools, to help him better understand his community, attract new contributors, and gauge the success of outreach efforts including event attendance and hackathons. Learn some of the tricks of the trade in using Ohloh […]

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Ohloh is getting Bootstrapped

Ohloh is getting some reconstructive surgery. We’ve been adding CSS/JavaScript since 2006 and we haven’t really stopped to clean things out. As a result, we’ve accumulated a ton of technical debt in the form of CSS (well, SASS really), JavaScript and HAML/ERB partial views. The Ohloh team has a lot that we want to get […]

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Sprint 35 Deployment (24 May 2012)

In this deployment: Wholesale conversion of the Ohloh site to a new web framework – Twitter Boostrap. See Jared Barboza’s post Ohloh Is Getting Bootstrapped for details. Bug fixes. Search performance enhancements.

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Tag – You’re It!

Tagging on Ohloh has long been less than ideal. Here’s a proposal on how to fix it. Let us know what you think!

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Sprint 34 Deployment (3 May 2012)

In this deployment: Bug fixes. Can now sort project search results by number of current committers. This is total unique committers over the past 12 months.

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Sprint 33 Deployment (16 April 2012)

In this deployment: Bug fixes.

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Measuring Project Activity

We like to tout how many projects we have in Ohloh. It is right on the home page – today, the number is 550,869. Thats a lot of projects! By any measure, the world of FOSS is a big one. GitHub has over 4.7 million repositories. SourceForge hosts almost 325,ooo projects. But really, is the […]

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Sprint 32 Deployment (30 March 2012)

In this deployment: Community-contributed patch: added support for Forth language. Bug fixes.

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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 data to better assess the quality of projects they are considering.

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