July, 2009

  • The ECMA C# and CLI Standards

    by Peter Galli on July 06, 2009 12:27pm I have some good news to announce: Microsoft will be applying the Community Promise to the ECMA 334 and ECMA 335 specs . ECMA 334 specifies the form and establishes the interpretation of programs written in the...
  • Releasing the Linux Integration Component Drivers...

    by Sam Ramji on July 23, 2009 08:38pm Microsoft on Monday contributed the Linux Integration Component drivers to the Linux community for the reasons stated in our release . Microsoft chose the GPLv2 license for the mutual benefit of our customers, partners...
  • Microsoft Releases Device Driver Code to the Linux Community

    by Peter Galli on July 20, 2009 11:48am In what many may see as a surprising move, Microsoft today released 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux community under the popular General Public Licence v2. The code includes three Linux device drivers...
  • Introduction to the Linux Integration Components

    by hjanssen on July 22, 2009 02:02pm Well, here is blog number two. The initial shock has worn off a bit I hope. The feedback I have received so far has been pretty positive. This really all started in October of 2008 in a meeting with Mike Neil...
  • The Microsoft Live Services Plug-in for Moodle Debuts

    by Peter Galli on July 21, 2009 06:15am Today, Microsoft announced the Live Services Plug-in for Moodle, a free download released under the General Public License v2 that integrates Microsoft's Live@edu services such as email, calendar, instant messaging...
  • More on the Hyper-V Linux Integration Components

    by hjanssen on July 20, 2009 03:24pm Well, there is no easy way to say this, so I am simply going to start this blog with the following line. Microsoft just submitted source code for the Hyper-V Linux Integration Components  to the Linux Kernel Community ...
  • CodePlex: 10,000 Hosted Projects and Counting

    by Peter Galli on July 07, 2009 06:15am The number of projects hosted on CodePlex, Microsoft's Open Source project hosting site, breached the 10,000 mark on Saturday, July 4, 2009, which represents 160-million lines of code hosted across 10 Team...
  • Getting Ready for OSCON 2009

    by Peter Galli on July 21, 2009 06:13pm I'm back at the San Jose at the McEnery Convention Center after attending the Community Leadership Summit this weekend, where we are setting up the Microsoft booth in preparation for the formal opening of...
  • Silverlight 3 Hits the Street

    by Peter Galli on July 10, 2009 04:19pm Microsoft Silverlight 3 is now available for download , as is the Release Candidate for Expression Blend , while the associated Expression 3 tool suite will be available within 30 days. This media and rich Internet...