Node.js Paris Community Highlights ‘Internet of Things’ Potential

Posted by Frédéric AatzDirector of Interoperability, Microsoft France Earlier this month, Node supporters convened for a Node.js Paris community meetup, and it was great to see how Node is supporting the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), through creation of APIs that can connect devices to data. Node is being tapped for IoT because…

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Microsoft + Open Source “How To”: Embracing Linux Devices on Microsoft Azure via Service Bus and Websites

Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella Microsoft Azure’s Node.js Developer Center provides support for deploying Microsoft Azure Websites, Virtual Machines, and Mobile Services, configuring git-based deployments, and using Service Bus and Storage. In this video, I’ll use Azure's open source SDK for Node.js, the REST interface of Azure Service Bus, and Node.js and Web Sockets support…

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Node Windows Hackathon: Improving the Node Experience on Windows

Posted by Amy GreenDirector, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Recently the Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. team hosted the first Node Windows Hackathon, bringing together Node.js developers to learn about new tools and work together on innovative scenarios and features.   “Our goal for the hackathon was simply to begin fostering a community of Node developers we…

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Microsoft and Windows Azure Head to….the Home of “Middle Earth!”

Posted by Thiago AlmeidaTechnical Evangelist, Microsoft New Zealand Spreading the good word about Openness at Microsoft (check out our updated website!) and Windows Azure can take us far and wide, but we didn’t expect to find ourselves in the middle of Middle Earth. Let me explain… Earlier this month, a few of us at Microsoft…

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Publish Open Source Apps and Cloud-Based Sites with WebMatrix V2

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager – Worldwide Marketing and Operations WebMatrix V2 was released to web earlier this month, including support for popular open source apps and the ability to publish your site to the Cloud using Windows Azure Web Sites. WebMatrix is a free and open web development tool optimized for the Cloud. It allows…

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The Journey with Open Source

Posted by Colette StallbaumerDirector, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Wired ran this story today on Microsoft’s internal thought processes and changes that have taken place over the last eight years on the journey with open source software. Cade Metz examines how Microsoft has been making steady progress on both fostering interoperability with open source and enabling open…

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