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Microsoft Works to Build Presence in Open Source Community

Microsoft Works to Build Presence in Open Source Community - top government contractors - best government contracting event

new-microsoft-logo_EMMicrosoft is using open-source innovation hosting portals CodePlex and GitHub to share some of the firm’s software codes with the public, Nextgov reported Wednesday.

Nikhil Sonnad writes that Microsoft provides developers access to its TypeScript programming language through Github and publishes OSS projects on the company-operated CodePlex site.

The software company wrote on its Github account that “Microsoft has changed as a company and is becoming more open in the way that we collaborate with others.”

Github also features Microsoft’s MS Open Tech subsidiary and Azure cloud computing platform, according to Nextgov.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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