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We are hiring… again!

To continue Software Heritage’s project success, we are recruiting a postdoc researcher profile to empower our Paris-based team.  The postdoc’s topic is to work on large-scale, big data graph analysis for the purpose of tracking the provenance of software source code artifacts, such as source code files and commits, as captured by state-of-the art distributed […]

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Software Heritage for Open Science

On july 4th 2018 was unveiled the French national plan for Open Science, that identifies Software Heritage as one key initiative to support. Today we are delighted to welcome the French Ministry of Research as our first gold sponsor, contributing effectively to our efforts. We are very grateful for this institutional support, and we look […]

septembre 5, 2019

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Archiving and referencing the Apollo source code

Apollo Guidance Computer and its DSKY

It was fifty years ago, July 20th 1969. Six hundred million people all over the world were holding their breath watching on television the blurry black and white images of the first manned spacecraft landing on the moon: I was one of them, and I will never forget the huge emotion we all felt. Software […]

juillet 20, 2019

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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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