Microsoft's latest open-source project is the Git Virtual File-System.
Some more exciting graphics news today aside from a big Vulkan update is Microsoft announcing they have open-sourced a DirectX shader compiler.
In 2015 Microsoft made many open-source and Linux related announcements while this calendar year their flow of being more open and acknowledging of Linux continued with even more announcements.
Alongside the announcement of Microsoft joining the Linux Foundation, at Connect 2016 today they announced the public preview of SQL Server for Linux, which they originally announced earlier this year, and they also rolled out .NET Core 1.1.
Microsoft announced at their 2016 Connect event today they are joining the Linux Foundation.
Microsoft today announced the Skype Linux Alpha 1.10 release that brings basic support for video calls.
While Microsoft's ReFS file-system has been around for a few years to date there is no mainline Linux kernel driver supporting this file-system that's more advanced than NTFS. But there is now a read-only ReFS Linux driver and it's proprietary.
Microsoft is delivering a keynote address at this week's LinuxCon event in Toronto. On their blog they also continue talking up Linux and open-source.
Lost Internet connectivity for two hours due to a storm and when getting it back up the first news I saw was a surprise: Microsoft has decided to open-up PowerShell and port it to Linux.
So much for Secure Boot being so secure... After a mistake by Microsoft, the "golden key" is now out in the wild.
Many of you have been wondering what's the "exciting" Skype Linux news that the Microsoft-owned developers have been teasing since last week... Here's the details.
It's possible to run the Unity desktop with Compiz window manager atop Windows 10.
It's been a while since Microsoft-owned Skype last did a serious update to their Linux client, but it looks like that could be changing...
Microsoft is today releasing the open-source .NET Core 1.0 milestone.
Last year Microsoft announced their own Linux platform used by their Azure cloud in the networking space while now the company has announced their own FreeBSD spin for use by customers as a VM OS.
Microsoft has open-sourced their WebGL implementation used by the modern Edge browser on Windows.
Microsoft today announced the release of .NET Core RC2 and .NET Core SDK Preview 1. Linux continues to be supported alongside Windows and OS X.
Microsoft's .NET Framework as an open-source project now has support for NetBSD.
Krzysztof Nowicki has announced the initial release of the Akonadi resource for supporting Microsoft's Exchange Web Services (EWS).
At the end of March was the announcement about Ubuntu's user-space coming to Windows 10 via the Windows Subsystem for Linux implemented in the Windows kernel. There's a new Microsoft blog post explaining more of the inner-workings of WSL.
One year after announcing Visual Studio code and supporting it on Linux, Microsoft today announced the Visual Studio Code 1.0 release.
This week is Microsoft's BUILD Conference and a day after announcing Ubuntu for Windows 10, Microsoft today announced it will be providing Xamarin free to all Visual Studio users and that they intend to open-source its technology too.
Canonical and Microsoft have been working on a joint project the past few months of bringing the Ubuntu user-space to Windows 10 as an initiative for helping developers running this OS.
Jiri Kosina submitted the HID driver subsystem updates today for the Linux 4.6 merge window and come with some noteworthy changes for mobile/desktop users.
Back in 2001, Steve Ballmer who was leading Microsoft at the time called Linux a "cancer", but now he no longer has those views.
Well, Microsoft is continuing in their open-source/Linux announcements. Succeeding yesterday's announcement of Microsoft SQL Server coming to Linux, today the Windows maker announced they are joining the Eclipse Foundation.
Microsoft made many interesting open-source / Linux announcements last year and already in 2016 it's been interesting with Microsoft buying out Xamarin and continuing their open-source ambitions. Microsoft's latest announcement is the availability of their SQL Server for Linux.
Epic Games' Tim Sweeny has written a lengthy op-ed coming out against Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform (UWP) effort that would close up the Windows gaming ecosystem as "a closed platform-within-a-platform into Windows 10."
Microsoft has announced today they are acquiring Xamarin, the company backed by Mono developers including Miguel de Icaza, GNOME's founder.
2015 was filled with many interesting Linux/open-source announcements by Microsoft and it looks like 2016 will not be any different. Today they announced the open-sourcing of a new project.
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