Announcing the first Node hackathon in Redmond, November 7-8

The MS Open Tech team has been working with the Node.js community for more than two years to deliver a great experience on Windows and Windows Azure for Node developers. It’s been an exciting and rewarding experience, and we’re looking forward to taking it to the next level as we continue the journey together. To…

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Azul Systems Releases Zulu, an OpenJDK Build for Windows Azure, in Partnership with MS Open Tech

Today I’m happy to report the news that our Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., (MS Open Tech) partner Azul Systems has released the technology preview for Zulu, an OpenJDK build for Windows Servers on the Windows Azure platform. Azul’s new OpenJDK-based offering has passed all Java certification tests and is free and open source. Azul’s new…

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A sneak peek at four new Nagios and Zabbix plugins for Windows Azure

Busy times at MS Open Tech! Today we’d like to share with the Azure community a sneak peek at our work on four new plugins for Nagios and Zabbix. It’s early days, but we care about your feedback and love working in the open, so effective today you can take a look at our github…

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OData v4.0 approved as Committee Specification by the OASIS Open Data Protocol Technical Committee

Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc is pleased to announce the approval and publication of OData Version 4.0 Committee Specification (CS) by the members of the OASIS Open Data Protocol (OData) Technical Committee. As we reported back in May, this brings OData 4.0 one step closer to becoming an OASIS Standard. The Open Data Protocol (OData) uses…

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Cocos2D-X on the highway to the Windows Store

from:Adalberto Foresti – Principal Program Manager – Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.Olivier Bloch – Senior Technical Evangelist – Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. MS Open Tech has just published a code patch that introduces WinRT support in Cocos2D-X. This update will be welcome by those in the game development community who were looking forward to leveraging the…

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