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#Hacktoberfest 2018: Thank you! 

It feels like we just announced our participation, but Hacktoberfest 2018 has officially come to a close. On behalf of my team and everyone at Microsoft, we thank each and every one of you for your contributions. Your response and enthusiasm blew us away, with participants ranging from long-time Microsoft community members to people completely...Read more

Join OSI and Microsoft in the new ClearlyDefined project 

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) today announced its incubator project, ClearlyDefined. ClearlyDefined is focused on crowd-sourcing critical licensing and security data for open source projects. Why is this important? For starters, increasing clarity around a project makes it easier to build a community and gain contributors. It also increases consumer’s confidence in open source. Overall,...Read more

Microsoft joins the Open Source Initiative 

We are pleased to announce that Microsoft has joined the Open Source Initiative (OSI) as a Premium sponsor. OSI is a global non-profit dedicated to promoting and protecting open source software through education, collaboration, and infrastructure. Open source advances come from its community and Microsoft continues to increase its involvement and contributions. Microsoft participates in...Read more