Technology

Adopt our digital preservation tools and collaborate in open source development.

One of our aims is to create a community for developers that is supportive and fun to work in. We provide an infrastructure to support collaborative, agile development of software. This section covers our community development principles and practices, drawing together material which was previously available in various places and forms.

We steward software which we consider to be mature products ready for use in production environments and workflows. We also look after incubator software in OPF-Labs. Take a look at our software maturity model which describes the criteria for incubator and production software. Software products

In addition to our own activities we also participate in community driven initiatives, providing organisational support and technical infrastructure. These are not necessarily led by us but they benefit our members and the wider community. The Atlas of Digital Damages A Flickr group for collecting visual examples of digital preservation challenges, failed renderings, encoding damage, […]

We believe in improving the quality of open source digital preservation tools through good software development practices. A key practice is public testing of software using continuous integration services. For this to be effective shareable test corpora that represent the real world issues facing the community are needed. This page lists corpora that we’ve used […]