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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…


Five things about TypeScript

TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript and was originally created out of a need for a more robust…


Open Source Weekly: VS Code included in Anaconda, TypeScript 2.7 available

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


Open Source : Microsoft sera sur EclipseCon pour parler Java !

Microsoft est désormais un acteur reconnu de l'open source et bien au-delà  s'est rapproché de l'écosystème Java avec notamment des machines virtuelles Java, des outils comme Visual Studio Team…


Meet up with JavaScript and TypeScript pros in Prague, Bucharest, and Łódź

Last week, our resident JavaScript and TypeScript pros, Josh Gavant and Dan Silver began a tour through Central and Eastern Europe, covering how these popular open source technologies are supported…