GitHub Archive

Over one million visitors for the site (even if it took me 7 years)

Some stats on what we have accomplished in these seven years online plus the five posts that got the most visits in one single day ever

Should developers believe reports based on GitHub mining results?

Meta-analysis of 93 research papers reporting findings based on mining GitHub repositories. We report concerns on several aspects: dataset collection, replicability, sampling techniques and methodologies.

Adoption of model-driven engineering in open source projects

First empirical study on the adoption of Eclipse-based modelling technologies in open-source projects on GitHub. Promising results!

Glossary of modeling terms

Contribute to our glossary of software modeling / model-driven terms . You can do it through the github repostory created to support this effort.

Popularity will NOT bring more contributions to your OSS project

What makes an open source software successful (in terms of commits, contributors,...)? I have no idea but this post explains one thing that will NOT work

Measuring Openness in Open Source Projects

Openness level of an open source project can influence the enthusiasm of new developers to join a project. See three metrics to calculate the openness of OSS projects

GiLA: Analyzing the use of issue labels in GitHub projects

What can issue labels teach you about your project? Three simple yet powerful visualizations to better understand WHO is doing WHAT

The OCL repository

Check (and contribute to) the OCL repository in GitHub

The open source IFML editor for Eclipse in GitHub

Create your own IFML (Interaction Flow Modeling Language) diagrams thanks to our free Eclipse editor for IFML.

Histogram of the number of commits in GitHub projects

Did you know that more than one milion GitHub projects have less than 10 commits? And that over 2M have basically zero external contributions?

Usage of issue labels in GitHub: some facts

Which labels are most used in GitHub projects? Do projects use labels or just ignore them? Some facts based on the automatic analysis of GitHub projects

85% of projects in Github have never been forked

We already discussed that releasing a tool as open source does not guarantee that people will