The Open Source Discovery Service
|Developer||Nesbitt, Andrew; Mauro Pompilio & Benjamin Nickolls|
|Country of Origin||UK|
|2017 - [...]||Nesbitt, Andrew; Mauro Pompilio & Benjamin Nickolls|
|Topic||Code search engine|
|SeEn for file formats|
|Older Version||Internet Archive / WebCite|
|»Libraries.io indexes data from 2,150,033 projects from 33 package managers. We monitor project releases, analyse each project's code, community, distribution and documentation, and we map the relationships between projects when they're declared as a dependency. The 'dependency tree' that emerges is the core of the services that we provide.«
|Wikipedia: »Libraries.io is an open source web service that lists software development project dependencies and alerts developers to new versions of the software libraries they are using.
Libraries.io is written by Andrew Nesbitt, who has also used the code as the basis for DependencyCI, a service that tests project dependencies. A key feature is that the service
checks for software license compliance.
As of 30 November 2016, the web service monitors 1,930,496 open source libraries and supports 33 different package managers.
To gather the information on libraries, it uses the dominant package manager for each programming language that is supported.
The website organizes them by programming language, package manager, license (such as GPL or MIT), and by keyword.
The code that runs the web service is available on GitHub and under the GNU Affero General Public License.« Source|
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|Wikipedia (EN): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libraries.io|
|Wikipedia (Others): n.a.|