Who Is Instagram?

Instagram is a free photo and video sharing social media app available on Apple iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. The app allows users to upload photos or videos to their service and share them with their followers or with a select group of friends.

WHO IS SourceForge?

SourceForge is a  web-based  service for controlling and managing free and open-source software projects.


SourceForge is a web-based source code repository that acts as a central site offering software developers a centralized location for free and open-source software projects.


SourceForge is a free Open Source community resource devoted to helping open source projects become as successful as possible. After singing up buyers enter SourceForge to search, review and buy business software and IT services.


SourceForge metrics and analysis, helps users track projects performance.

You can also customize your pages using unique sub-domain URLs.

You can use Wikis for documentation, they are quicker and easier to use compared to webpages.

You can use the ticketing system to register issues and assign effort to understand or resolve them.



In 1999, SourceForge was founded by VA Software.

In January 2000, the software running the SourceForge site was released as free software.

In November 2001, the last release under a free license was made.

In September 2002, SourceForge was temporarily banned in China for the first time.

In July 2008, SourceForge was temporarily banned in China for the second time.

In November 2008, SourceForge was used by the French Société civile des Producteurs de Phonogrammes en France (SPPF) for hosting downloads of the file sharing application Shareaza.

In 2009, SourceForge announced a new site platform, Allura.

In June 2012, the Allura project was donated to the Apache Software Foundation.

On August 6, 2012, SourceForge was temporarily banned in China for the third time.

In September 2012 SourceForge, Slashdot, and Freecode were acquired from Geeknet by Dice.com for $20 million, and incorporated into Slashdot Media.

On June 1, 2015, SourceForge stopped coupling "third party offers" with unmaintained SourceForge projects.

On June 18, 2015, SourceForge-maintained mirrored projects were removed.

In January 2016, Dice sold SourceForge and Slashdot, BIZX, LLC.

On May 17, 2016, SourceForge started scanning all projects for malware, and displaying warnings on projects detected to have malware.

In 2016, after SourceForge was sold to BizX, DevShare was discontinued.

In December 2019, BIZX rebranded as Slashdot Media.



Set up web pages describing your project. they are hosted by SourceForge.

Visit forums and discuss your projects with other users.

Use mailing lists to discuss your project and to send announcements.

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