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exFAT in the Linux kernel? Yes! 

Microsoft ♥ Linux – we say that a lot, and we mean it! Today we’re pleased to announce that Microsoft is supporting the addition of Microsoft’s exFAT technology to the Linux kernel. exFAT is the Microsoft-developed file system that’s used in Windows and in many types of storage devices like SD Cards and USB flash...

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Microsoft Ignite in Atlanta 

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...

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Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 

At Build 2016, Microsoft announced a series of updates reflecting the company’s commitment to support developers with their favorite tools, frameworks, and platforms, including open source technologies. One announcement welcomed by developers was the ability to run native Bash on Ubuntu on Windows. Based on feedback that developers would like Microsoft to make it easier to...

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Microsoft to acquire Xamarin, a leader in mobile app development 

Yesterday, Microsoft announced an agreement to acquire Xamarin, a leading platform provider for mobile app development. In conjunction with Visual Studio, Xamarin provides a rich mobile development offering that enables developers to build mobile apps using C# and deliver fully native mobile app experiences to all major devices – including iOS, Android, and Windows. Recently...

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