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Stormy Peters, most recently a senior community manager with Red Hat, is now director of Microsoft's Open Source Programs Office.
Microsoft is buying Pull Panda and immediately making all subscriptions to its tools available for free in the GitHub Marketplace.
It wouldn't be a Microsoft conference without a slew of open-source announcements. Here's the roundup of some of the big ones for Build 2019.
Microsoft is open-sourcing and releasing to the Open Compute Project its 'Project Zipline' data-compression algorithm, plus related hardware specs and source code.
Microsoft is staffing up an internal Inner Source initiative to bring open-source principles, methodologies and tools for use by development teams inside the company.
Microsoft is making GitHub's private repositories free to smaller developers and teams, which could help Microsoft go head-to-head with GitLab and BitBucket.
Microsoft will no longer support its Azure Container Service (ACS) as of January 31, 2020. For Kubernetes users, the Microsoft way forward is AKS, its dedicated Kubernetes Container Service.
Microsoft is going to remake its Edge desktop browser by using Chromium components and by bringing it to Windows 7, 8.1 and macOS, in addition to Windows 10.
Soon-to-be GitHub CEO Nat Friedman took to Reddit to try to answer developer questions and allay fears about Microsoft's plans for the service.