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Microsoft Might Finally Be Committing To Open Source

Nikhil Sonnad | Quartz | July 23, 2014

Microsoft is known for keeping its programming secrets to itself. But under CEO Satya Nadella, the maker of proprietary behemoths like Windows and Microsoft Office is starting to show up in the world of open-source software, whose code is public for anyone to see, borrow from and tinker with...

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Microsoft Open Sources Windows Scripting Tool Mayhem

Joab Jackson | PC World | March 8, 2012

Microsoft has released as open source a program that helps users link different Windows applications in a single workflow. The program, called Mayhem, has been donated to the Outercurve Foundation. Read More »

Microsoft Open-Sources Reactive Extensions Programming Model

Darryl K. Taft | eWeek | November 7, 2012

Microsoft Open Technologies announced that it is open-sourcing Reactive Extensions, an asynchronous programming model for the cloud. Read More »

Microsoft Really Does Love Linux

Tom Warren | The Verge | September 15, 2016

What a difference 15 years makes. Back in 2001, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was busy branding Linux "a cancer" during the height of the software giant's domination of desktop computing. Fast forward to 2016 and you'll find Microsoft confessing its love for everything open source and Linux. It's a stunning turnaround that's now backed up by Microsoft's serious attention to the open source world...

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MS Open Tech Cures Asynchronous Spaghetti Code Disease

Adrian Bridgwater | Dr.Dobb's | November 8, 2012

Open sourcing of Reactive Extensions (Rx) to provide a common interface for cloud apps managing data from diverse sources Read More »

The Growing Ecosystem Around Cloud Infrastructure Platforms

Dave Gruber | Open Source Delivers | June 11, 2012

With all the momentum around moving enterprise software to the cloud, I was curious about the level of support from the open source world, not just relating to the obvious open source cloud initiatives, but also around the commercial cloud providers. So I...started doing some analysis to see which cloud platforms seem to be getting the most attention from the open source community.

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