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SuccessStories

There are Buildbots installed all over the world. If you've installed one, please add it to this list (or drop me a note and I'll add it), especially if it is publicly visible. The icons in the following table provide links to both the buildbot's Waterfall status page and each project's home page.

BuildbotBuildbothome page The "metabuildbot" is a buildbot which runs all of the buildbot's own unit tests.
TwistedBuildbothome page The original publically-visible Buildbot installation runs the Twisted unit test suite.
Id SoftwareTimothee Besset is using a Buildbot for compiling images for Windows, Linux, MacOS X, XBox 360, and PS3 consoles
NunatekChristopher Armstrong (radix) has set up a Buildbot to do web testing (using MaxQ) for one of his clients, as well as internally at Nunatak to run python unit tests.
?'nbm' reports that the first-or-second-largest media company in South Africa uses buildbot, testing PHP code.
GStreamerBuildbothome page Thomas Vander Stichele at Fluendo is using a Buildbot to run multi-distribution tests for their GStreamer-based streaming multimedia framework
PsycleBuildbothome page Psycle is an open source modular music creation studio, combining a music tracker interface (like FastTracker 2 or Impulse Tracker) with plugin modularity. It supports its own plugin API, the VST2 plugin standard, and a tracker style sampler playback.
ILM Dave Peticolas at Industrial Light & Magic is using a Buildbot internally to test lots of python code
Free GeekBuildbot The Free Geek project has a buildbot for the diagnostic tools they use to test donated hardware.
PBPhome page Cory Dodt has created a BuildStep which allows Buildbots to drive tests. PBP is a web testing tool that (as I understand it) behaves as an HTTP client and makes sure a web application responds to queries correctly. With this BuildStep, you can incorporate PBP tests into your compile/build/test cycle.
MonoBuildbothome page According to Fawad Halim, the Mono project has a buildbot running to test the HEAD and release branches of the main project on several architectures.
SpamAssassinBuildbothome page Justin Mason reports that the SpamAssassin project is running a buildbot too.
BoostBuildbothome page Rene Rivera says that the well-known Boost C++ project is moving all their testing to run under a buildbot, but it does not currently (aug 2005) appear to be online yet.
MonotoneBuildbothome page The Monotone version control system is using a buildbot to run unit tests. Their buildbot has been extended to handle Monotone's somewhat-unique VC scheme by Nathaniel Smith, and hopefully the patches will be merged into the main release soon.
ETLabhome page Mark Dillavou reports that he's installed a Buildbot in the Enabling Technology Laboratory at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, to maintain their visualization and virtual-environment projects.
Netbox Blue Stephen Thorne says that his company, Netbox Blue, uses a buildbot to build and test their network security appliance.
WiresharkBuildbothome page Ulf Lamping reports that the Wireshark project, a well-known packet sniffer, uses a buildbot for their cross-platform compatibility testing. (Wireshark used to be known as Ethereal)
VideoLANBuildbothome page Clement Stenac writes in to say that the VideoLAN Project has a Buildbot to do their continuous-integration and nightly builds.
NuxeoBuildbothome page Stefane Fermigier reports that Nuxeo SAS is running this buildbot to test their ECM project named CPS.
ZopeBuildbothome page The Zope project (a large and well-known application server for building web Content Management Systems and the like) is using a buildbot to track the status of Zope3.
OpenIDhome page Kevin Turner reports that JanRain, Inc. is using a buildbot for their multi-language OpenID libraries.
PythonBuildbothome page Python, the language that the Buildbot is written in, has recently set up its own Buildbot. Guido van Rossum mentioned it in his blog, and again in his keynote at PyCon2006.
KDEhome page The KDE Project has a buildbot, working on their unstable code branch. But as of September 2007, I couldn't find a link to it.
WebKitBuildbothome page The OpenDarwin WebKit component (which includes the HTML renderer used by the Safari browser in OS-X) has a buildbot too.
ASCENDBuildbothome page John Pye writes to say that the ASCEND project is using a buildbot.
LogicalwareBuildbothome page Kevin Campbell reports that his company is using a buildbot to help them provide commercial support of a product over a large range of architectures.
CodeSourceryhome page Stefan Seefeld is using a buildbot for internal builds and tests at his company.
XenomaiBuildbothome page Niklaus Giger has set up a buildbot for the Xenomai project.
AqsisBuildbothome page Paul Gregory has set up a buildbot for the Aqsis rendering project
Enfold SystemsBuildbothome page Sidnei da Silva reports that his company has a buildbot to test and drive automated builds. One of his buildslaves is installed as a Windows Service (using py2exe).
Auger Observatory Buildbothome page Tom Paul reports that a buildbot is in use at the Pierre Auger Observatory to test the data processing and analysis software in use there. "The observatory is designed to unveil the origins and composition of the highest energy cosmic rays, and is operated by a collaboration of about 300 physicists (running code on quite a few different platforms)".
CheesecakeBuildbothome page Michal Kwiatkowski reports that the pycheesecake project is using a buildbot to run all their functional and unit tests. This project ranks many python packages according to such quality metrics like pylint scores, percentage of documented methods, and downloadability.
ReactOS Buildbothome page Aleksey Bragin has set up a buildbot for the ReactOS project, to automate the creation of installation CD images. This project is dedicated to creating a GPLed windows-compatible operating system from the ground up.
SubversionBuildbothome page The Subversion revision control system is using a Buildbot for automated tests across multiple platforms. Buildbot has had SVN support since the 0.4.3 release in early 2004.
Armagetron AdvancedBuildbothome page Dave Fancella points us to a Buildbot used to build OS-X and Linux images (with windows in the works) for their "Tron clone in 3D", a light-cycles game with advanced AI, network play, and 3-D graphics.
GHCBuildbothome page The Glasgow Haskell Compiler is using a buildbot to test their compiler on multiple platforms and processor architectures.
OpenOfficeBuildbothome page The well-known OpenOffice suite is using a buildbot for cross-platform testing. They have a page describing how they use it and some of their plans for the future.
JythonBuildbothome page Jython uses a buildbot to run their tests on the JVM on several platforms and to make nightly builds
OpenSGBuildbothome page The OpenSG project ("a portable scenegraph system to create realtime graphics programs") has managed to get a buildbot waterfall display embedded inside a page of their Trac instance.. very cool.
NUTBuildbothome page The Network UPS Tools project (NUT) uses a buildbot for testing SVN commits.
GNOMEBuildbothome page The GNOME project is using a fleet of buildbots (something like 157 buildmasters!) to compile and test the entire GNOME world
OctopusBuildbothome page Florian Lorenzen reports that the "Octopus" scientific project (a electrochemical simulator) is using a Buildbot, and that it is integrated into their Trac instance.
SnapLogichome page SnapLogic is an open-source solution that transforms data into services so that data can be easily integrated across applications, databases and networks. They use Buildbot for continuous, cross-platform testing of their server, client, and installer.
OpenPlansBuildbothome page The Open Planning Research Paper Project is building tools to connect people online to affect real world change. They use Buildbot to test their build process of zope+plone customizations and run their tests.
Gentoo LinuxBuildbothome page Markus Ullmann runs a third party project contributing to Gentoo Linux by building packages on request on different hardware architectures with help from various users. Buildbot is the core of this project.
TopographicaBuildbothome page Topographica, a software package for modeling of neural maps, is automatically built and tested on multiple platforms using Buildbot.
NuFWBuildbothome page NuFW, the authenticating firewall by INL runs buildbot on its SVN to perform functional tests on each modification.
sipXecsBuildbothome page Open Source SIP PBX for Linux uses buildbot to run unit tests and perform distribution builds on multiple Linux distributions.
KusuBuildbothome page Project Kusu is the open source base for the next generation of Platform Open Cluster Stack 5 (OCS).
wxWidgetsBuildbothome page wxWidgets cross-platform GUI toolkit runs buildbot to ensure it compiles and its unit tests run on different platforms/compilers/OS versions.
TamarinBuildbothome page The Tamarin virtual machine will be used by Mozilla within SpiderMonkey, the core JavaScript engine embedded in Firefox®, and other products based on Mozilla technology. The code will continue to be used by Adobe as part of the ActionScript™ Virtual Machine within Adobe® Flash® Player.
ES4 Reference ImplementationBuildbothome page ECMA-262 Edition 4 is the next-generation version of ECMAScript being developed currently by the ECMA TG1 working group.
darcsBuildbothome page darcs is a uniquely flexible revision control tool
DrizzleBuildbothome pageDrizzle - A Lightweight SQL Database for Cloud and Web. The Drizzle project is building a database optimized for Cloud and Net applications. It is being designed for massive concurrency on modern multi-cpu/core architecture. The code is originally derived from MySQL.
PyAMFBuildbothome pagePyAMF provides Action Message Format (AMF) support for Python that is compatible with the Flash Player. It includes integration with Python web frameworks like Django, Pylons, Twisted, and more.
Google ChromiumBuildbothome pageChromium is the open-source project behind Google Chrome
Amandahome page The Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver
Orzonehome page Orzone AB - improves medical outcome through training and planning applications
ParrotBuildbothome page Parrot is a virtual machine designed to efficiently compile and execute bytecode for dynamic languages.
Dr.WebDr.Web uses Buildbot-based continous integration system for *NIX packages
UltraStar DeluxeBuildbothome pageBuildBot on a Mac to check the code of UltraStarDeluxe, a singing game for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and FreeBSD written in Delphi/FreePascal.
SOGBuildbothome pageSOG is a coupled biology and physics model of deep estuaries such as the Strait of Georgia, and Rivers Inlet. It was developed by Dr. Susan Allen's Mesoscale Dynamics of Ocean and Atmosphere group in the Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. SOG is being used as part of the STRATOGEM and Rivers Inlet projects. Buildbot does on-commit, nightly, and weekly regression tests on the code, and helps to maintain the compatibility of the codebase with the 2 different FORTRAN compilers used by the researchers and developers.
Task CoachBuildbothome pageTask Coach is a simple open source todo manager to manage personal tasks and todo lists. We use a buildbot to run various tests and provide bleeding-edge packages for several operating systems.
install a Buildbot today and get your name added here!

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home page link to the project's home page

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