Software Heritage priorities in the 2023 technical roadmap

Starting from 2021, Software Heritage publishes a technical roadmap that is updated yearly. As is customary for many Open Source projects, this roadmap serves both as a guideline for the development team, and as a means to share with the broader user and contributor community the current priorities. We are investing more effort into this latter […]

August 8, 2023

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Software Heritage GraphQL Explorer: More power to your APIs

Sharing the collected and preserved source code with the stakeholders is an important part of the Software Heritage mission. We are glad to unveil the newest feature to search and retrieve information from the archive – Software Heritage GraphQL Explorer. While Software Heritage’s REST APIs are a convenient and simple way for a client to […]

July 25, 2023

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Join us in Preserving Inria’s Software Heritage: A Call to Contribute

Software Heritage, in collaboration with the Inria alumni network and the Direction of Culture and Scientific Information (DCIS) of Inria, is excited to invite you to join us in contributing to the inventory of the software heritage built at Inria since its inception. At Software Heritage, our mission is to collect, preserve, and share all […]

July 3, 2023

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The first SWHID publicly available specification is out!

Identifying precisely software artifacts and their versions is of paramount importance for a variety of stakeholders, ranging from industry to academia, from cultural heritage to public administration. This issue has been a main concern for Software Heritage from the very beginning, as it is a key prerequisite to accomplish its mission to collect, preserve, and […]

June 23, 2023

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Webhooks are here: Integrate Software Heritage with Your Development Workflow!

We have exciting news to share! As part of our mission to collect, preserve and share all software source code, we have been working to make it easy for developers to regularly archive their software in Software Heritage by introducing the dedicated save code webhooks in the API. Webhooks are a powerful tool for automation. […]

June 1, 2023

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Software Heritage and Computer Graphics Replicability Stamp Initiative Collaborate to Ensure Open and Reproducible Science

We are pleased to announce that the Computer Graphic Replicability Stamp Initiative (GRSI) platform has adopted Software Heritage to archive and reference research software. Since 2016, the GRSI is an initiative of researchers from the computer graphics community supported by a growing list of publishers, journals, and conferences in this area (including ACM TOG, IEEE […]

May 26, 2023

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Open Source ensures code remains a part of culture, by Simon Phipps

We at Software Heritage strongly believe that software is a cultural artifact that shapes our world and affects our lives in countless ways. We are thrilled to share an article by our ambassador Simon Phipps, who shares this belief and advocates for the importance of Open Source in preserving software as a part of the […]

May 5, 2023

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Meet our 6th ambassador in 2023, Max Kalik

We are delighted to introduce our 6th ambassador this year: Max Kalik! Based in San Francisco, USA, Max is a software engineer at Triumph Labs who is skilled in solving technical and user problems across all stages of product creation. Over the past four years, he has focused on mobile development for iOS, where he […]

May 3, 2023

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Meet our fifth ambassador in 2023, Harish Pillay

We are delighted to welcome our fifth ambassador this year: Harish Pillay! Harish is an electrical and computer engineer; he leads the Community Architecture and Leadership in Red Hat Asia Pacific. In 2016, he was elected for a three-year mandate into the Internet Society Board of Trustees. His introduction to internetworking was on the ARPANET […]

April 18, 2023

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