Frequently Asked Questions

This document attempts to answer some of the more frequently asked questions regarding various aspects of Bloof.


  1. What is Bloof, what is Bloof Shell?
  2. Is Bloof intended to be used for Java projects?


What is bloof?
Bloof is an infrastructure for analytical processing of version control data. Its main application, the Bloof Shell provides detailed visualizations of the evolution of a software project.

Is Bloof intended to be used only for Java projects?
No, generally speaking, Bloof is language independet. However, some of the future metrics of of Bloof may be bound to a specific language. But a basic core of the features of Bloof is indented to be used for any type of source code.