• Ohloh Wants to Fill the Gap Left by Google Code Search

    Ohloh Wants to Fill the Gap Left by Google Code Search

    I wrote last week that GitHub is the Library of Alexandria of code. That’s not quite accurate since there are still many important open source projects hosted else where, including other repositories like Sourceforge as well as open source foundations like the Apache. Google Code Search, introduced in 2006 was meant to make it easy to search for open source code no matter where… Read More

  • Geeknet Sells Open Source Directory Ohloh To Black Duck Software

    Open source software company Black Duck Software (which is backed by close to $40 million in funding from Red Hat, Intel Capital and others) has acquired Ohloh, a free public directory of open source software and people. Ohloh, sold by its previous owner and operator Geeknet (formerly known as SourceForge), will be integrated with Black Ducks’ free code search site Koders.com in an effort… Read More

  • SourceForge Acquires Open Source Data Community Ohloh

    SourceForge, an tech news and e-commerce network has acquired Ohloh, a social network for developers and directory of open source projects, for an undisclosed amount. SourceForge owns and operates a number of tech media websites, including SourceForge.net, a centralized location for software developers to manage open source software development; Slashdot, a tech news site; ThinkGeek, a… Read More