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GitHub acquisition furthers Microsoft’s commitment to open source 

This week Microsoft announced an agreement to acquire GitHub, building on our partnership that has spanned the last several years. When the acquisition completes, GitHub will remain the independent and trusted, open environment that it is today. “We are committed to being stewards of the GitHub community, which will retain its developer-first ethos, operate independently...

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Microsoft at SCaLE 16x 

The team is proud to support the sixteenth annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE 16x) at the Pasadena Convention Center, California this week. The community-run, free and open source software event is the largest of its kind in North America. If you’re attending the show, catch up with us in Booth 513 where you can...

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Open Source Weekly: Updated Quantum SDK, deep learning for autonomous driving, and more 

4-minute read + demos This week Microsoft released updates to our Quantum Development Kit, including support for macOS and Linux, additional open source libraries, and interoperability with Python. Learn more about what’s new with Microsoft Quantum, plus new docs, demos, and more, in this edition of the Open Source Weekly. TODO Open Source Program Guides:...

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Open Source Weekly: VS Code included in Anaconda, TypeScript 2.7 available 

3-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s open source related community news, product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about? Let us know in the comments. Visual Studio Code now shipping with Anaconda: For everyone from enterprise programmers to data scientists, Python...

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Open Source Weekly: new Ansible on Azure improvements and more 

For fans of Ansible’s automation capabilities, the Azure team announced significant improvements to the Ansible on Azure experience, including a new VS Code extension. Learn more about what’s new with Ansible on Azure, plus new docs, demos, and more, in this edition of the Open Source Weekly. Updated Jenkins offer in Azure Marketplace: The Azure...

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Open Source Weekly: Learn more about Microsoft's AI School 

Check out the below recap of this week’s open source related community news, product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about? Let us know in the comments. Microsoft AI School: Dive in and learn how to start building intelligence into your solutions with the Microsoft AI platform,...

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