Code Cast 29 – Open Source at Microsoft

August 12th, 2009

Sam Ramji and Peter Galli of Microsoft’s Platform Strategy Group visited with us about the company’s activities in open source software. This glimpse of Microsoft’s heavy involvement in the open source community may surprise you.

Sam (Senior Director of Platform Strategy) explains that the open source community within Microsoft is thriving and goes far beyond CodePlex or EntLib source code. Who knew developers in Redmond wrote Java code? Or that Windows runs PHP like a champ? Or that Microsoft has contributed code to Linux?

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