Open source took center stage at Microsoft Build 2017 

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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 

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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

Node.js and Azure is a winning combination for Microsoft's Open Source Programs Office 

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Post by Jeff McAffer and Jeff Wilcox  Thousands of Microsoft engineers use, contribute to, and release open source projects every day across every platform, from the cloud to client operating systems, programming languages and more. Microsoft’s Open Source Programs Office (OSPO) supports these engineers, helping to drive open source culture, policies, processes, and tools. The Read more

Meet up with JavaScript and TypeScript pros in Prague, Bucharest, and Łódź 

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Last week, our resident JavaScript and TypeScript pros, Josh Gavant and Dan Silver began a tour through Central and Eastern Europe, covering how these popular open source technologies are supported on Microsoft’s cloud platform. There are a few more stops this week, including Prague, Bucharest, and Łódź. Below are summaries of what’s included in each Read more

Announcing the availability of N|Solid in the Azure Marketplace 

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As part of Microsoft’s vision for Node.js in the cloud, we’re excited to announce the availability of N|Solid in the Azure Marketplace. N|Solid is a 100% compatible Node.js runtime, that has been enhanced to enable increased control and visibility into the state of your production deployments. It does this by providing additional enterprise-grade capabilities such Read more

Protecting innovation in the cloud with Azure IP Advantage 

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This month Microsoft announced the Microsoft Azure IP Advantage program. This new program is the industry’s most comprehensive protection against intellectual property (IP) risks, using Microsoft’s patent portfolio to help protect our cloud customers. “Our goal is to help foster a community that values and protects innovation and investments in the cloud,” wrote Brad Smith, Read more

Register for free cloud trainings in a city near you 

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Around the world in 2017, Microsoft is hosting a series of free, two-day technical trainings for IT professionals and developers, connecting them with experts who build and manage Microsoft cloud services, including Microsoft Azure. Sessions will deep-dive into the latest innovations covering a range of topics across Microsoft Azure and the hybrid platform, including security, Read more

Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation 

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Announced this week at Connect(); 2016, Microsoft has joined the Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member. As part of ongoing efforts to work closely with open source communities, Microsoft’s membership in the Linux Foundation will benefit customers and partners through increased collaboration and innovation within a diverse technology ecosystem. Microsoft’s commitment to working with open Read more

DevDays Asia 2016 @ Beijing 

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The Microsoft Office 365 and Open Specifications teams hope you can join them for DevDays Asia 2016 @Beijing, October 21-23, 2016. The event will dive into the many opportunities to develop for Microsoft Office 365 and has a track dedicated to Microsoft’s commitment to interoperability, including open specifications and open protocols. It’s a great opportunity Read more

Microsoft takes next step in open source journey with PowerShell release 

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Yesterday, Microsoft announced that PowerShell is open sourced and available on Linux. PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language built on the .NET Framework to help IT professionals control and automate the administration of the Windows, and now Linux, operating systems and the applications that run on them. “Today’s customers live in a Read more

Microsoft Ignite in Atlanta 

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From high-level strategy to deep product insights, you’ll hear about new technologies and explore real-world solutions to today’s challenges. Customize your schedule to go deep on the topics that matter most to you and your organization including: cloud infrastructure and management, big data, analytics, productivity, communications, operating systems, mobile devices, and more. 1,000+ hours of Read more