A milestone moment for Microsoft: .NET is now an open-source project

In what probably never would have happened under the first two CEOs to lead the historic software company, Microsoft plans to announce on Wednesday that it is open sourcing the entire .NET framework, a symbolic move by the Redmond, Washington-based legacy technology company officially recognizing that the open-source model of software development is here to stay.…

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Why companies that rely on open-source projects must insist on a strong, enforceable code of conduct

With strong personalities at play and a lack of any legal recourse, companies involved with open-source projects may get more than they bargain for when harassment and even death threats occur. But in these situations, it may help to have an enforceable code of conduct to stop problems before they happen.…

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