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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: Project Visualization Tool...
Date Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:46:07 GMT
This is all taken from our DOAP file

On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 5:45 PM, Konstantin Boudnik <> wrote:
> Wow. great stuff! I was wondering how do you get
> the projects-per-language stats? E.g. as a Groovy aficionado I looked at
> and don't see Apache Bigtop which uses Groovy and Gradle heavily.
> Thanks!
>   Cos
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 04:12PM, James Carman wrote:
>> At ApacheCon, we discussed creating a project visualization tool to
>> help folks navigation the ever-growing number of projects we have here
>> at the ASF.  The idea would be to allow folks to see some form of "tag
>> cloud" or something (with the tags being the projects themselves), but
>> the cloud is interactive, allowing filtering by various dimensions
>> (size of project, age, relationships to other projects, programming
>> language, etc.).
>> We already have a new projects page in the works:
>> which displays quite a bit of information.  Where do we get that
>> information?  Do folks have any other ideas about different ways of
>> browsing/exploring the projects?  One idea we have is to lean on
>> TinkerPop (currently incubating) to load the data into a graph
>> structure to allow the data to be easily manipulated (the "gremlin"
>> language allows you to traverse the graph in this way very easily).
>> Thoughts?
>> James Carman

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