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  • Project of the Week, July 6, 2015
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: GNS3 GNS3 is a graphical network simulator that allows you to design complex network topologies. You may run simulations or configure devices ranging from simple workstations to powerful Cisco routers. It is based on Dynamips, Pemu/Qemu, and Dynagen. [ […]

  • SourceForge forming Community Panel
    SourceForge has begun outreach to Open Source developers and end-users in an effort to form a Community Panel to help guide future development of our products and policies. We expect to have ongoing communications with members of our Community Panel in coming weeks, to be followed by an in-person event at summer’s end on the […]

  • July 2015, “Community Choice” Projects of the Month – Octave-Forge & SharpDevelop
    For our July “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected two projects, Octave-Forge and SharpDevelop, by a tie vote! Octave-Forge is a central location for the collaborative development of packages for GNU Octave. Octave-Forge packages expand Octave’s core functionality by providing field specific features via Octave’s package system. For example, image and signal processing, fuzzy […]

  • July 2015, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – TortoiseSVN
    For our June “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected TortoiseSVN, a Subversion (SVN) client implemented as a windows shell extension. TortoiseSVN’s lead developer, Stefan Kueng, shared his thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction. SF: Tell me about the TortoiseSVN project please. Kueng: TortoiseSVN is an easy to use Subversion client for […]

  • Project of the Week, June 29, 2015
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: TeXstudio – A LaTeX Editor TeXstudio is a fully featured LaTeX editor. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX documents as easy and comfortable as possible. Some of the outstanding features of TeXstudio are an integrated PDF viewer with […]

  • Project of the Week, June 22, 2015
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: usm Usm is a unified slackware package manager that handles automatic dependency resolution. It unifies various package repositories including slackware, slacky, ponce, salix, and alien. It also supports slackbuilds.org, and will build from source. [ Download usm ] PostInstallerF […]

  • Project mirroring policies will be revisited with our Community Panel, existing mirrors removed
    Recent community concerns have triggered an extensive internal review of our mirroring program and how mirrored content is used on SourceForge. In light of this review, third-party bundling of mirrored content was discontinued May 27th.  As of June 18th, we have taken a further step in removing SourceForge-maintained mirrored projects, and are engaging a newly-formed […]

  • “Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – August 2015
    The vote for August 2015 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until July 15, 2015 12:00 UTC. git-osx-installer A stand-alone installer for Git. Installing Xcode and then building and compiling git from source is a lot of work. The stand-alone installer sidesteps the issue of installing the entire software toolkit on […]

  • How to accept merge requests with one click
    Merge requests in Git and Hg repositories can now be managed with a single click. This makes it super easy to accept code contributions to your project. With the click of a button you bypass having to run merge commands by hand. Merge requests are automatically analyzed for any conflicts. Merge requests without conflicts clearly […]

  • Project of the Week, June 15, 2015
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: The FreeType Project FreeType is written in C. It is designed to be small, efficient, and highly customizable while capable of producing high-quality output (glyph images) of most vector and bitmap font formats for digital typography. FreeType is a […]

  • SourceForge Past, Present and Future: Working to Maintain the Integrity of Our Open Source Backbone
    Having heard from so many of you — developers, end-users, and friends — we’re taking a moment to speak about our values, practices and business model. What we do: Since 1999, SourceForge has been synonymous with free code hosting for Open Source projects. We provide developers SCM platforms like Git, Subversion and Mercurial. We also […]

  • Project of the Week, June 8, 2015
    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:   West Point Bridge Designer and Contest A national virtual bridge engineering contest with prizes for middle and high school kids, grades 6 to 12, but anyone can enter for fun. Based on the award-winning Bridge Designer client software, […]

  • Analysis of nmap project and data
    We evaluated recent claims of the nmap project regarding changes to their project presence and data on SourceForge. We’ve confirmed conclusively that no changes were made to the project or data, and that all past download delivery by nmap on SourceForge was through our web hosting service where content is project-administered. Please read the full […]

  • Third party offers will be presented with Opt-In projects only
    In an effort to address a number of concerns we have been hearing from the media and community at large, we at SourceForge would like to note that we have stopped presenting third party offers for unmaintained SourceForge projects. While we had recently tested presenting easy-to-decline third party offers with a very small number of […]

  • June 2015, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – VBA-M
    For our June “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected VBA-M, a merge of the original Visual Boy Advance forks. The VBA-M Team shared their thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction. SourceForge (SF): Tell me about the VBA-M project please. VBA-M Team: VBA-M started out as a project to merge all […]

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