Have you ever struggled when managing contributor identities within software projects? GrimoireLab is developing a new SortingHat version, the tool used for identity management, to turn it into a GraphQL service! This article summarizes how we used Graphene, a library for building GraphQL APIs in Python, for boosting SortingHat’s integration with other apps.
As we were telling you a few weeks ago, we were joining FOSDEM, not only as attendees but as speakers.
We would like to share our experience, giving you details about our talks…
It has been an intense 2014 start. First, we have been working hard on January to update our published dashboards look & feel, to have them updated for FOSDEM 2014. Beyond the two talks we had there (A comparison between MediaWiki, TWiki and XWiki communities and Project development & community metrics for fun and profit), we have had a lot of meetings during FOSDEM due to the interest on the services we provide. So, new customers are coming (stay tunned for updates), and the current ones start to show their dashboard on public, like oVirt dashboard as part of the work we are doing for Red Hat. There aren’t too many photos from Brussels, but you can find some in our Google+ profile.
On the other hand, we have been included in two European R&D projects, and during February we have had the MARKOS project plenary meeting in Berlin. It is aimed to realize the prototype of a service and an interactive application providing an integrated view on the Open Source projects available the on web, focusing on functional, structural and licenses aspects of software code.
And this is only the start of a promising year..
On February 3rd, I was delivering a lightning talk at FOSDEM, presenting MetricsGrimoire and vizGrimoire as free software tools to get some analytics from the software repositories of your preferred project. The talk was titled “Do you want to measure your project?”, as it was focused on explaining the capabilities of these tools for analyzing a project, and on how they can be easily used for that.