Microsoft has announced that it is now joining the Eclipse Foundation as a Solutions Member. “Joining the Eclipse Foundation enables us to collaborate more closely with the Eclipse community, deliver a great set of tools and services for all development teams, and continuously improve our cloud services, SDKs and tools,” the company said.
Jay Schmelzer, Director of Program Management for .NET at Microsoft, explains in this interview the idea behind the componentization of .NET Core 5, and its consequences.
Microsoft and Red Hat have joined forces in the world of hybrid cloud computing, announcing greater flexibility for deploying Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure. The deal also shines a light on .NET Core technology, sharing even more of the open source love.
Microsoft’s new and improved Visual Studio 2015 has landed, with arms open wide for development that targets all popular platforms. Microsoft wants their offering to be known as a cross-platform toolset and have the features to show for it.
Microsoft has officially started classifying older versions of the Java update’s infamous Ask Toolbar as malware, and has now begun blocking installation attempts. The latest version of the world’s most hated add-on is still working fine, but there’s hope that its end is nigh.
Microsoft is spreading its cloud to the Internet of Things with an IoT Suite for Azure, while Windows 10 is scheduled to get its own IoT version.
The Angular team has announced a partnership with Microsoft in TypeScript that brings an end AtScript, while also attempting to alleviate community concerns about migration to Angular 2.0.
CoreCLR is now Open Source. The .NET execution engine sources are now available to check, fork, clone and build, with cross-platform components expected in the coming months.
As the latest to release their diversity figures, Microsoft has quietly joined the ranks of other big companies to report disappointing findings in gender and ethnic diversity.
Microsofts browser says it has had it with ActiveXploitation and will begin blocking old controls from Internet Explorer 8
Microsoft announces big policy on open source to change – to mixed reception.
Oracle spokesman rounds on claims that Java is dead on the retro OS, emphasising that future security patches for J-7 will still be viable.
From a subversive Git to Comic Sans at CERN, a roundup of our favourite tech pranks from around the web.
Combative software giants have formed a friendly alliance to take on the forces of AWS.