April, 2009

  • An Open Source Network File System Client for Windows

    by Peter Galli on April 22, 2009 01:37pm Microsoft is sponsoring research at the University of Michigan's Center for Information Technology Integration (CITI) to develop an open source Network File System client for Windows. This will enable Windows to...
  • Integrate Your IT Environment

    by Peter Galli on April 02, 2009 04:41pm Microsoft is embarking on a 15-city road show to help customers learn more about available solutions that may address their unique interoperability needs. This is just another of the many ways Microsoft continues...
  • The Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit

    by Peter Galli on April 23, 2009 09:00am A lot has been written by the press and blogosphere since the Linux Foundation's annual Collaboration Summit was held earlier this month, particularly about the panel that included Microsoft's Sam Ramji, Sun Microsystems...
  • Time to Say Goodbye

    by Bryan Kirschner on April 28, 2009 03:37pm The first time I went to a LinuxWorld conference as a Microsoft employee, a guy passing by me saw "Microsoft" on my name badge and stopped.  "Microsoft? What are you guys doing here?"...
  • Better Windows Development Environments - One project at a Time

    by Mark Stone on April 10, 2009 09:45am Discussions of the PC market usually break down into "desktop" vs. "server", as if these are the only platform categories. However, the developer's dev box -- call it a "workstation"...
  • ECMAScript Candidate Specification Published

    by Peter Galli on April 10, 2009 02:50pm The candidate specification of the ECMAScript language standard - known as ECMA-262, was published on April 9. ECMAScript is the scripting language used to create web pages with dynamic behavior, and is more commonly...
  • Project Quant

    by Peter Galli on April 15, 2009 05:54pm I noticed today that my colleague Jeff Jones in the security group is launching a metric project that appears to be leveraging some of the good bits of open techniques.  I touched base with him briefly and...