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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Ohloh Downtime Notification for Sunday, Feb 6

Our next deployment contains some very long-awaited updates (which we will announce very soon), which require some maintenance work on the database. This maintenance will require us to take Ohloh offline during low-traffic hours this weekend, starting early Sunday, February 6, at 8am EDT. We do not expect the downtime to last more than a […]

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New Releases Page for Ohloh deployment updates

Given our frequent deployment cycle (already 4 deployments since December!), we’ve going to post all updates to Ohloh on this new Releases page. You’ll still see blog posts right here at this RSS feed/link anytime there are new features or fixes you need to know about, so no need to go anywhere else for important […]

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Sprint 4 Deployment (20 Jan 2011)

Today, we deployed our latest updates to Ohloh. Issues addressed – Conducted additional investigations (e.g. “Spikes”) into improving Ohloh’s data quality issues. Spikes allow development teams to figure out what is needed to implement a feature or fix an issue by breaking it down into incremental steps and estimating the cost of those steps. A […]

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