According to Wayman, Sonatype calls its genome mapping approach "Advanced Binary Fingerprinting," and it will enable organizations to:
- spur innovation by enabling teams with to identify the highest quality open-source components;
- scale fast with component intelligence that is precise enough to enable automation at every phase of the software lifecycle; and
- control component use with flexible policies that can promote granular decision support across varying teams, languages and application profiles.
The JS Foundation is a member-supported organization; founding members include Bocoup, IBM, Ripple, Samsung, Sauce Labs, Sense Tecnic Systems, SitePen, StackPath, University of Westminster and WebsiteSetup. Initial projects for the mentorship program include Appium, Interledger.js, JerryScript, Mocha, Moment.js, Node-RED and webpack.