ASP.NET, Web API and ASP.NET Web Pages Open Sourced

More Open Source goodness from Microsoft today, with the announcement that we are open sourcing ASP.NET MVC 4, ASP.NET Web API, ASP.NET Web Pages v2 (Razor) – all with contributions – under the Apache 2.0 license. You can find the source on CodePlex, and all the details on Scott Guthrie’s blog. “We will also for…

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CodePlex now Supports Git

Great news for our CodePlex community: CodePlex now supports Git! Git has been one of the top rated requests from the CodePlex community for some time, and giving CodePlex users what they ask for and supporting their open source efforts has always been important to us. And the goodness continues, as the CodePlex team has a…

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New Interoperability Solutions for SQL Server 2012

I am excited to share some great news about how we are opening up the SQL Server data platform even further with expanded interoperability support through new tools that allow customers to modernize their infrastructure while maximizing existing investments and extending virtually any data anywhere. The SQL Server team today introduced several tools that enable…

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Facebook C# SDK submitted to the Outercurve Foundation

I am pleased to announce another open source milestone as we continue to deliver on our commitment to Interoperability: today, the Facebook C# SDK was submitted to the Outercurve Foundation’s Data, Languages, and Systems Interoperability gallery. This project is a set of libraries that enables developers of all Microsoft platforms, as well as Mono, to build…

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Openness Update for Windows Azure

As Microsoft’s Senior Director of Open Source Communities, I couldn’t be happier to share with you today an update on a wide range of Open Source developments on Windows Azure. As we continue to provide incremental improvements to Windows Azure, we remain committed to working with developer communities. We’ve spent a lot of time listening,…

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The .Net Gadgeteer Goes Open Source

Today Microsoft Open Sourced the reference designs to the .Net Gadgeteer, a rapid prototyping, education/hobbyist kit built on the .NET Micro Framework.  The .Net Gadgeteer team has spent the past few months redesigning and re-implementing the kit to ensure that the architecture will work with the widest variety of processors and support the most diverse…

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MIX11 Recap

In case you missed the great Open Source and related Interop news that came out of Microsoft’s annual MIX conference which was held in Las Vegas this week, here’s a recap. Scott Guthrie, a Corporate Vice President in the Microsoft Developer Division, used his MIX keynote to discuss the company’s commitment to sponsoring open source projects,…

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.NET Rocks! Chats with Jean Paoli

For those of you who love .Net and have an interest in Web standards and Interoperability at Microsoft, then listening to the interview with Jean Paoli, the General Manager of Interoperability Strategy at Microsoft, with .NET Rocks!,  is a must. .NET Rocks! is an internet audio talk show for those interested in developing on the .Net platform,…

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Collaborate on .Net Micro Framework Development

by Peter Galli on February 01, 2010 09:48am Great news about the .Net Micro Framework, which Microsoft announced in November was being open sourced and made available under the Apache 2.0 license. The community development site has just been launched, which is focused on supporting the collaborative development of the Framework.  "This site is designed…

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ASP.NET AJAX Released!

by MichaelF on February 01, 2007 06:34pm I wanted to take a moment to let the Port 25 community that Microsoft has officially released ASP.NET AJAX to the web under the Microsoft Permissive License (Ms-PL).  Under this release developers are free to modify the Microsoft AJAX Library Scripts and can distribute derivative works per the…

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