In the beginning of May, we had //build conference. We announced a lot of Open Source projects on Day 1. We also showcased several solutions built on top of OSS.
Azure is the perfect could platform for running Open Source either as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS) workloads.
Today I had the honor to speak at the Azure Dublin meetup. I covered basics of why Azure is relevant when running anything other than Microsoft stack.
Over the years Microsoft has released several tools for developers under an open source license.
Microsoft started working with the Open Source community as early as 2005. Since then we have come a long way.
Over the last number of years, people have frequently been encountering terms like Linux, Red Hat, Ubuntu, MySQL, etc. Now Microsoft has defined the term 'OSS' to refer to all of these products.
I remember when I was doing my bachelor thesis project on Mono, how uncertain the future of Mono was. While I was finalizing my report, I heard that Attachmate had acquired Novell, and was to close down the OpenSUSE and Mono divisions. At that point I was a bit scared if I will have to do the whole thesis again.
Must say I have under estimated the power of Blender, part of the reasons can be that I don't have the patience to learn it.
A set of icons and colors to chose from, life is about limiting choices (at least when you have to many).
Microsoft recommends to use 7-zip
7z archive inside a final release installer from Microsoft.