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.
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.
Microsoft can't seem to fully embrace open source, even when it tries to do so.
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.
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.
Microsoft claims CodePlex is an open-source site. Its projects may tell a different story.
The CodePlex Foundation, backed by $1 million from Redmond, aims to bridge the gap between the open-source and commercial worlds.
Microsoft's Codeplex keeps getting better, and showcases a world of opportunity for the traditionally closed-source vendor.
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.
Company has created a new wholly owned subsidiary, Microsoft Open Technologies, that will focus on working with the open-source community.