Category Archives: Microsoft

Oracle migrates from java.net to GitHub

Today I was officially notified by Oracle that they started to move several projects from their own (failed) java.net platform to GitHub. This is really great news as it paves the way for simpler contribution, including usage of GIT and … Continue reading

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Microsoft shuts down Codeplex, recommends Github

Today I read the news that Microsoft initiated the shutdown of their proprietary service Codeplex and recommends users to migrate to Github. While I personally prefer Gitlab as it is completely open source and European based, I really approve this … Continue reading

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Bash for Windows

One year ago I asked when Microsoft Linux will be done. After it learned docker, now bash was announced at build 2016. Mr Nadalla should simply announce Microsoft Linux finally.

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Microsoft® Linux®

So after making their formerly proprietary Windows operating system POSIX compatible, integrating it into a UNIX environment by providing NFS etc., acquisition of two Linux distributors (Novell with Novell OES, and with it the subsidiary SuSE with SuSE Linux) and selling Linux (SELS) … Continue reading

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