Open Source


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.

Microsoft Makes 'Roslyn' Compiler Open Source

Also announced was a new interop organization called The .NET Foundation.

Microsoft Takes Cross-Platform Development to Another Level

Release Candidate 2 of Visual Studio 2013 also announced.

6 Top .NET Package- and Dependency-Management Tools

They may not be sexy, but package managers are an integral part of every developer's work -- using the right ones can make you more productive. Read on to find out what -- and where -- they are.

Microsoft Releases SignalR SDK for Android, Java

SignalR provides real-time communications between servers and clients.

.NET Development Available on Red Hat Open Source Platform

The technology was developed by a company founded by two ex-Microsoft executives.

Microsoft Releases A Host of Office 365 Development Tools

A new Android SDK for Office 365 is also revealed.

Big Data on Windows Gets Boost with Hortonworks Update

Microsoft dropped offering its own version of Hadoop for on-premises deployments.

Microsoft Goes to China for Open Source Collaboration

China, meanwhile, continues to develop its own China Operating System (COS).

Microsoft Finally Supports GPLv3 on CodePlex

Many developers would not put code in the repository, due to the lack of a GPLv3 license option.

Rackspace Cloud SDK for .NET Released

Rackspace Cloud SDK for Microsoft .NET is a tool suite for .NET developers working with the OpenStack cloud OS.

Microsoft Celebrates a Year of Open Source Success

The Open Technologies Group has open sourced ASP.NET, MVC 4, and the Entity Framework, among other technologies.

Update for Python Tools for Visual Studio Released

Microsoft releases Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.0 alpha.

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