Opening up access to part data for design, sourcing and manufacturing

Octopart Acquires New Features

We made a flurry of changes to the site this week. As always, its your job to let us know if they’re useful or unusable. The part list has been given a makeover and...

From Ph.D. to HTTP

Four weeks ago I spent my days worrying about microscopes, signal to noise ratios and tracking particles. Now I lose sleep over lag times, internet security and cross-browser compatibility issues. I turned my back...

Part Lists and Data Feeds

After a marathon programming binge, we’ve released two new features: data feeds and part lists. Building an index of all electronic parts is our number one priority and to that end, we worked out...

The Tipping Point.

You’ve probably noticed some dramatic changes on our website today. The availability numbers for Mouser and Digikey are dimmed out, many images are gone, and Allied’s purchasing information has been taken off the site...