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Open-source CodePlex helps Microsoft grow up

Microsoft's code-hosting site is growing at a torrid pace, helping the software company get in a position to grasp its open-source opportunity.

By Jan. 27, 2009


DotNetNuke moves to Microsoft's CodePlex: Sell-out or prophet?

This is the first move by a high-profile open-source project to Microsoft's open-source code hosting site. I suspect this signals the open-source community's gradual thaw when it comes to Microsoft.

By Jan. 12, 2009


Microsoft once again offering pseudo-open source on CodePlex

Microsoft can't seem to fully embrace open source, even when it tries to do so.

By Oct. 4, 2008


Improving Microsoft's CodePlex by contributing Microsoft's own dog food

Microsoft's CodePlex is not a bastion of great code, says eWeek. That's a problem, but one that Microsoft can solve by contributing its own code.

By Aug. 23, 2007


Microsoft boosts HomeOS with a new Lab of Things

Microsoft is continuing to advance its HomeOS research project. Now testers can use a framework, with ties to Windows Azure, to more easily monitor and update their device and sensor tests.

By Jul. 15, 2013


Microsoft's non-open source attempt at open source

Microsoft claims CodePlex is an open-source site. Its projects may tell a different story.

By Jun. 5, 2008


Microsoft sets up open-source foundation

The CodePlex Foundation, backed by $1 million from Redmond, aims to bridge the gap between the open-source and commercial worlds.

By Sep. 11, 2009


Top 25 hottest open-source projects at Microsoft

Microsoft's Codeplex keeps getting better, and showcases a world of opportunity for the traditionally closed-source vendor.

By Aug. 18, 2007


Microsoft beating Mozilla...in open-source licensing

Redmond may be losing market share to Mozilla in browsers, but its open-source license is gaining ground fast against Mozilla for some very good reasons.

By Jun. 18, 2009


Microsoft folds interoperability team into open-source subsidiary

Company has created a new wholly owned subsidiary, Microsoft Open Technologies, that will focus on working with the open-source community.

By Apr. 12, 2012