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Don’t be “pitchy” with your pitches

What comes to mind when you hear the word “meet-up”? Personally, I think of s’mores, tie-dying, PowerPoint karaoke, and giant squirrel costumes. Of course, here at Sentry, we don’t think of our…


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Celebrating OSCON’s 20th anniversary

We’re in Portland this week for OSCON’s return to the City of Roses (or Beervana, depending on who you ask) to celebrate the ground-breaking event’s 20th birthday. Some of Microsoft’s 3,000 open…


Coming soon: more Open Source Show episodes, featuring new community hosts

We launched The Open Source Show – featuring our own Suz Hinton, Lena Hall, and Bernd Verst – earlier this year, and, now, we’re excited to share that we are partnering with awesome community members…


Why to love Python today and tomorrow: Interview with Nina Zakharenko

Photo credit: @ashleymcnamara Python has been around for almost three decades. You can use is for web development. You can use it for magic school buses. It has a growing base of developers looking…


5 reasons you should be doing container native development

Docker and Kubernetes are no longer the bleeding edge of technology; they're the clear platform choice of today and tomorrow. Frequently, though, we developers are writing our applications the way…


Open Source Weekly: Azure SDK for Go v15, Python in VS Code, and more

3-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s top open source related product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about?…


Open source libraries for Microsoft Quantum

Quantum computing is a new universe of computing that promises exponential increases in processing power, which could help scientists solve the problems of the future – on topics ranging from…


Open Source Weekly: database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL and more

5-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s top open source related product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about?…


Open Source Weekly: VSCode Python updates, Helm Summit learnings, and more

4-minute read + demos The February release of Visual Studio Code, our free and open source code editor, includes significant updates for Python devs, including added support for pipenv/pyenv and a…


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Join OSI and Microsoft in the new ClearlyDefined project

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) today announced its incubator project, ClearlyDefined. ClearlyDefined is focused on crowd-sourcing critical licensing and security data for open source projects. Why…