Apache OFBiz News June 2018Welcome to our regular monthly round-up of OFBiz news. This month we have more news about how our community is sharing knowledge and helping to support new users, we welcome three new committers and we share some OFBiz technical statistics.
Sharing Community KnowledgeDuring May and June we have continued to receive questions and requests for help to get OFBiz setup for different scenarios. Manufacturing seems to be the module currently getting a few questions on our mailing list. Please see below for a few of the queries that our community has responded to:
- Adding Actual Labor to the Manufacturing Process
- Defining a Product Store for E-Commerce.
- Product Costing
- OFBiz and USPS Integration
New CommittersDuring June the Project Management Committee (PMC) invited three new Committers, Aditya Sharma, Swapnil M. Mane and Suraj Khurana. Please join us in welcoming and congratulating Aditya, Swapnil and Suraj in their new role on the project, and also thanking them for all their contributions.
OFBiz Technical StatisticsThis month using the ASF online project statistics tool (kibble.apache.org), we have decided to focus on some of the technical aspects of the projects and give you some statistics around the development work that is ongoing. Commits:
- OFBiz currently has over 2.4 million lines of code, over 300,000 lines of comments and over 200,000 blank lines! (NOTE: At its highest there was over 3.5 million lines of code so the refactoring and code clean up effort is working!
- Over the last 3 months, 15,765 lines have been changed by 13 of our committers using 155 commits
- The most active repository for commits is the ofbiz-framework with 77% of commits
- The top 3 most active committers were Jacques Le Roux, Deepak Dixit and Rishi Solanki!
- Over the last 3 months, on our dev mailing list, 918 emails have been sent by 87 different people discussing 175 different topics
- Some of the main discussion topics were a proposal regarding bootstrap and vue.js in OFBiz and also a discussion related to Licence Issue with iText 4.2.0
- We have had 9 newcomers to the project that have been helping with contributions to Jira issues
- 1 returning contributor (someone who has contributed in the past but not on a regular basis) and;
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- Over the last 3 months 103 issues were opened, 63 issues closed, 29 different people creating issues and 13 different people closing them