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Opening up to the world, and full speed ahead

Our ambition is to collect, preserve, and share the source code of all software ever written. In the very intense year 2018 that has passed since our last activity report we have moved forward at a steady pace, and now is a good moment to recall the key accomplishments, putting them in perspective in the […]

décembre 28, 2018

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Announcing the Software Heritage Graph Dataset

The mission of Software Heritage is to collect, preserve and share all the publicly available source code, and we have already assembled the largest existing public archive of software source code, spanning tens of millions of software projects. The archive is composed of all the individual source code files, and a huge graph retracing all […]

juin 6, 2019

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Mining software metadata for 80 M projects and even more

You can now search archived source code by project metadata. Navigating through the vast amount of source code archived by Software Heritage can be daunting, and we are working to provide appropriate tools to search inside it. As a first step in this direction, we have been providing you with the possibility to search among […]

mai 28, 2019

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Software Heritage welcomes Google Summer of Code students!

Software Heritage’s team is delighted to welcome Thibault Allançon, Kalpit Kothari and Archit Agrawal as interns for Google Summer of Code 2019! Google Summer of Code is a global program focused on giving more student developers access to open source software development. During the (northern hemisphere) Summer break, students work with an open source organization […]

mai 24, 2019

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Software Heritage and GNU Guix join forces to enable long term reproducibility

Our mission is to collect, preserve, and share the source code of all software that is publicly available, including its full development history. To this end, we already periodically fetch and archive source code from a growing set of origins: release tarballs from the GNU servers, repositories from GitHub, packages from PyPI, and much more. […]

avril 18, 2019

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Software Heritage participating organization of Google Summer of Code 2019

We are excited to announce that Software Heritage has been chosen as one of Google Summer of Code 2019 participating organization. Google Summer of Code is a global program focused on bringing more student developers into open source software development. During their Summer break, students work with an open source organization on a 3 month […]

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CAST Software

CAST is strongly committed to helping any software organization willing to leverage open source artifacts. We are proud to support Software Heritage’s noble mission and to collaborate on creating the world’s most accurate open source component provenance service to ease adoption by eradicating related IP risks. — Vincent Delaroche, Chairman and CEO, CAST

mars 5, 2019

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CAST Software

Together with Software Heritage, we are creating the most comprehensive and automated solution for managing third-party license and security risk across the global software supply chain. The resulting Software Intelligence generated from CAST’s unique and patented reverse-engineering technology will deliver real-time visibility into outdated or vulnerable components that need to be addressed as a priority […]

mars 5, 2019

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You can « save code now »!

A enu reading "Features," "Search," "Vault," and "Save code now."

Software Heritage is now open for your source code submissions!   Search engines use something called a Web crawler to systematically « crawl, » or look through, the Web in order to create indexes that can be searched through. In order to populate the Software Heritage Archive we also use a crawler, but unfortunately, unlike for usual […]

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