March 9, 2016

Microsoft Finally Joins Open Source Eclipse Foundation

EDU OSDCThe software giant was a holdout for years, but is now an official member. In a move that would have been unheard of a few years ago, Microsoft has joined the open source Eclipse Foundation. The organization for a long time counted Microsoft among its short list of major nonparticipants. But with Microsoft now embracing open source and the opportunities it can bring, the company finally climbed on board.

In a blog post, Shanku Niyogi, general manager of the Visual Studio Team, today noted that Microsoft already has worked with Eclipse to improve the Java experience across Microsoft applications and developments services, including on the Microsoft Azure cloud.

Read more at InfoWorld

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