Source Forge Phi Le Thanh Huynh Surinder Singh Benjamin Roppiyakuda
What is SourceForge A web base source code repository SourceForge has a large collection of open source tools and application It is a community based collaboration. Centralized location for developer to control and manage open source and software development
About SourceForge • Currently it has over 340,000 software projects. • It serves over 4 million downloads per day. • Has over 2million users • Free
Interesting Features the Site Provides IRC Channel Blog Download popular Projects Unique sub-domain URL’s. Free Membership system
SourceForge Main Page http://sourceforge.net
SourceForge vs. GitHub Source Forge offers open source software, but GitHub’s focus is on code hosting and project Management . Source Forge has over 2 million registered users while Github has little over 1 million. SourceForgeis used for project management, while Github is essentially a place to put your code for others to view. **GitHubdoesn’t allow full projects. **SourceForge has unlimited storage space while GitHub has 300 Mb Limit. SouceForge has free private repository.
SourceForge vs. GitHub **Control System: Keeps tracks of software revision. Available Control Systems
Some Available Softwares Editors and IDE’s • Eclipse • Orwell Dev-C++ • CLUE - C Learning Undergrad Environment • Notepad ++ • Vim Bug Trackers • BugZilla Project Management • Project- Open • Plandora Project Management
Some Available Softwares Database Web Hosting • XAMPP • MySQL Software Configuration Management • Scrinch • Git
Conclusion Good place to obtain useful software, including IDE’s, bug trackers, and project management tools. Useful for collaborating on group projects.
Citation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SourceForge https://sourceforge.net/about http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_open_source_software_hosting_facilities