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  • Projects of the Week, January 16, 2017
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: NAS4Free The NAS4Free operating system can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share computer data storage over a computer network. ‘NAS’ as in “Network-Attached Storage” and ‘4Free’ as in ‘Free and open source’, NAS4Free is the simplest […]

  • Dont’s When Dealing with New Contributors
    Open source projects are amazing in that practically anyone can come in and make a difference. But it can also be a burden for the exact same reason. Just ask project developers and maintainers. If you have been or currently are a project developer or maintainer, this scenario may be familiar to you: you’re juggling […]

  • Projects of the Week, January 9, 2017
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: Pandora FMS: Flexible Monitoring System Pandora FMS is an enterprise-ready monitoring solution that provides unparalleled flexibility for IT to address both immediate and unforeseen operational issues, including infrastructure and IT processes. It uniquely enables business and IT to adapt […]

  • January 2017, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – antiX-Linux
    For our January “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected antiX-Linux, a fast, lightweight and easy to install Linux live CD distribution based on Debian Testing for Intel-AMD x86 compatible systems. antiX provides an environment suitable for new and old computers, giving old computers a fresh new feel. It can also be used as […]

  • Projects of the Week, January 2, 2017
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: MediaPortal MediaPortal turns your PC into a very advanced MediaCenter / HTPC. It allows you to listen to your favorite music & radio, watch and store your videos and DVDs, view, schedule and record live TV as a digital […]

  • January 2017, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – Bodhi Linux
    For our January “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected Bodhi Linux, a minimalist, enlightened Linux distribution. Project author Jeff Hoogland shared his thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction. SourceForge (SF): What made you start this project? Jeff Hoogland (JH): When I was in college I started using the Enlightenment Desktop […]

  • 7 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Open Source Project Developers
    It seems like only yesterday that 2016 begun and we were just about to see great changes happening with SourceForge. Now we’re at the end of it, readying ourselves for yet another year. As fond as we are of the year that was, now is not just a time for remembering “Auld Lang Syne”, but […]

  • Projects of the Week, December 26, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: winPenPack: Portable Software Collection winPenPack is a project that aims at collecting the most frequently used and most popular open source applications made portable, so that they can be executed without installation from any USB Flash Drive or Hard […]

  • “Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – February 2017
    The vote for February 2017 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until January 15, 2017 12:00 UTC. Maxima — GPL CAS based on DOE-MACSYMA Maxima is a computer algebra system comparable to commercial systems like Mathematica and Maple. It emphasizes symbolic mathematical computation: algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and much more. […]

  • Projects of the Week, December 19, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: iDempiere iDempiere = OSGi + ADempiere iDempiere Business Suite ERP/CRM/SCM done the community way. Focus is on the Community that includes Subject Matter Specialists, Implementors and End-Users. iDempiere is based on original Compiere/Adempiere plus a new architecture to use […]

  • 6 Tips to Motivate Your Project Development Team
    Without developers, there can be no open source development. This fact, plain and simple is why it is so important to have good developers on your team. But it’s not enough to just have skilled developers. You need to have motivated ones as well. Motivation is what brings out the best work in people. Sure, […]

  • Projects of the Week, December 12, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: gretl gretl is a cross-platform software package for econometric analysis, written in the C programming language. [ Download gretl ]  OptiKey OptiKey is an assistive on-screen keyboard designed to bring keyboard control, mouse control and speech to people with […]

  • Don’t Let Your Project Suffer Because of Founder’s Mentality
    If you want to build an open source project, you can’t let your ego stand in the way. You can’t rewrite everybody’s patches, you can’t second-guess everybody, and you have to give people equal control. ~Rasmus Lerdorf There’s a certain mentality that can creep up and slowly destroy open source project development. It’s dangerous in […]

  • December 2016, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – Tcl
    For our December “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected Tcl, an interpreted language and very portable interpreter for that language. Tcl is a very powerful yet easy-to-learn dynamic programming language that’s been widely used since its creation in 1988. It is highly embeddable and extensible, cross-platform and suitable for a very wide range […]

  • Projects of the Week, December 5, 2016
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: SMPlayer SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can also play YouTube videos. One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer: it remembers the settings of all files you play. So you […]

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