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Node.js dev? Learn how to host your apps on Azure 

On Wednesday, October 18 at 10am (PST), John Papa, Principal Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft, will be presenting a live webinar on deploying packaging and deploying Node.js apps and services to Azure App Service on Linux, manually and through a CI/CD system. Register now – it’s free. Every developer knows that moment when your app is...Read more

Open Source Weekly #1 

This is our first edition of the Open Source Weekly, a roundup of recent open source related community news, product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. This will be far from an exhaustive list of everything open source going on around the company. After all, there are more than 16,000 people across Microsoft...Read more

Open source sessions at Microsoft Ignite 

Last week in Orlando, Microsoft welcomed more than 25,000 people to Microsoft Ignite, where we showcased how we’re infusing cloud, AI and mixed reality across Microsoft’s technologies. Throughout the event, open source technologies took center stage, playing a big part in making this happen. For a quick summary of the open source related announcements and...Read more

Microsoft at Node Interactive 2017 

Microsoft continues to make investments to ensure that Microsoft Azure is the best cloud for Node.js developers to build and deploy. Recent announcements of Azure App Service on Linux and Azure Web App for Containers, combined with support for Node.js across Azure Functions, Azure Container Service and pre-provisioned VM images, provide developers with a range of...Read more

Industry leader creates a dynamic showcase for digital transformation 

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization. TCS has a talented network of more than 387,000 employees in 45 countries and annual revenue of US$17.58 billion in 2017. Dedicated to creating innovative solutions for customers worldwide, TCS developed a new company website that reflects its dynamic vision....Read more

Connect with Microsoft at the Node Summit 

We’re in San Francisco this week for Node Summit, the largest conference focused exclusively on Node.js and “The Ecosystem of Node.” From Day Zero workshops to sessions on the rapidly evolving Node community, there are several ways to connect with some of our resident Node pros at the event. Outside of catching up with us...Read more

Visual Studio Code extension for Arduino is now open source 

This week, Microsoft announced that the Arduino extension for Visual Studio Code is now open source. The extension is consistent and compatible with the official Arduino IDE.  Now developers can easily code, build, and deploy Arduino sketches in Visual Studio Code, which is Microsoft’s lightweight but powerful source code editor that is available for free...Read more

Join us for Microsoft Azure OpenDev 

Azure OpenDev is the first-ever virtual event from Microsoft that showcases open source technologies in the cloud. Hosted by John Gossman, Lead Architect, Microsoft Azure, the event features industry thought leaders, including Mark Shuttleworth of Canonical and speakers from Docker, Pivotal, Red Hat, and Chef, as well as Microsoft teams dedicated to open source. Join...Read more

Open source took center stage at Microsoft Build 2017 

Microsoft supports the diverse needs of every organization and developer – from core infrastructure services to platform services and tools to software-as-a-service – for any language, across any platform. Last week at Build, Microsoft focused on how to empower Windows, iOS, Android, Mac and Linux developers to reach billions of new customers. Here’s a round-up...Read more

Connect with Microsoft at OSCON 2017 

Some of the 3,000 open source contributors from across Microsoft are at OSCON this week, to focus on how the open source ecosystem is playing a major role in technology innovation, from artificial intelligence and IoT to microservices and containers. Support for open source solutions is crucial to enabling a thriving technology ecosystem and Microsoft...Read more

Microsoft R Server 9.1 now available 

During yesterday’s Data Amp event, Microsoft announced the new Microsoft R Server 9.1, which is available now. In addition to several advanced machine learning algorithms from Microsoft, R Server 9.1 introduces pre-trained neural network models for sentiment analysis and image featurization and supports SparklyR, SparkETL, and SparkSQL. This release also includes the updated Microsoft R Client, which is now...Read more