Code Cast 29 – Open Source at Microsoft

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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David Starr

David Starr is a professional software craftsman committed to improving agility, collaboration, and technical excellence in software development teams. David is the Technical Training Director for GoDaddy. He is the founder of Elegant Code Solutions, has served in numerous leadership contexts, and was as an early and consistent advocate for agile software development.

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