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Managing Your Skills Portfolio

There's no right answer to "What technology should I learn next?" But there is a way to manage your skills to maximize the return you get from them.

Microsoft Open Sources .NET CoreCLR

The ongoing effort to open source .NET Core gets clearer, as the team adds the "execution engine" that drives .NET apps to the Github repository.

NCache Distributed Cache for .NET Gets Open Sourced

Alachisoft frees up its in-memory distributed cache solution through the Apache 2.0 open source license.

5 Tips for Contributing to Microsoft Open Source Projects

Microsoft made .NET Core and other .NET Foundation projects open to community collaboration. Want to make a contribution? Read these tips first.

Neural Network Back-Propagation using Python

Python is James's preferred language for hybrid environments. Here's how to implement neural network back-propagation training using it.

Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 Hits RC Milestone

The latest version includes both fixes and upgrades.

Microsoft Open Sources its Open XML SDK

It's been made a project on Github.

'Major Update' Comes to Windows for GitHub

Cleaner UI for developers highlights the changes.

Microsoft Opens Docker to Azure

The open source application packaging platform gets 1.0 support on Microsoft's cloud.

Microsoft Adds HBase Preview to HDInsight Big Data Cloud Service

After recent upgrade to latest Hadoop version, HDInsight now gets NoSQL offering.

HDInsight Gets Hadoop Upgrade

Microsoft today announced its cloud-based Hadoop service, HDInsight, now supports Hadoop 2.4, the latest version of the Big Data software.

'Heartbleed' Patches Could Make Things Worse

Stealing new security certificates could be hackers' end game.

Telerik Makes Kendo UI Available as Open Source Platform

Kendo UI Core includes the entire mobile framework.

Microsoft Updates Python Tools for Visual Studio

The first update in more than a year includes support for new Web frameworks.

At Build, Microsoft's New Execs Take the Lead

Satya Nadella, Scott Guthrie usher in a new era of openness and sharper vision.

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