Katana 2 is Available!

Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. is pleased to share the news of a new version of Katana – Katana 2.0.0! Recent Updates We’ve mentioned a few developments over the last couple of months leading up to this release – specifically, as part of updates to the MS Open Tech Hub projects, the new MVC 5 security…

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From HTML5DevConf: Pointer Events interoperability public demo of Firefox build integrating MS Open Tech’s contribution

Today, at the HTML5 Developers Conference, Microsoft demonstrated a build of Mozilla Firefox supporting Pointer Events. This Nightly build integrates Microsoft Open Technologies’ contribution to the Mozilla open source project to add support for Pointer Events, the new W3C specification to handle multiple input types in Web apps and sites. In his talk, Jacob Rossi,…


Updated Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java – New JDK and App Server Options, Simplified Publishing

Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., has released the October preview of the Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java. This release includes multiple updates since our September release, including support for version 2.2 of the Windows Azure SDK, and some changes to eclipse version support and how JDKs and App Servers are deployed. For full details,…

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After Pointer Events, here comes Interoperable Panning Experiences through CSS Scrolling Snap Points

Today, Microsoft submitted a new proposal to the W3C – “CSS Scrolling Snap Points”, designed to enable well-polished panning experiences for touch and other input devices, based on APIs introduced in IE10 and improved in IE11. This submission comes on the heels of Pointer Events, as one of the ways Microsoft is advancing the Web…


Free Webinar on October 16 - MongoDB, Jaspersoft and Windows Azure: Building Open Source Reporting and Analytics in the Cloud

  Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., Jaspersoft and MongoDB have teamed up to deliver a webinar on building open source reporting and analytics for your NoSQL solutions in the Cloud. Join our free webinar on October 16 to see how to deliver interactive reporting, analytics, and dashboards for MongoDB on Windows Azure, enabling rapid, meaningful, actionable…

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MS Open Tech releases Kinect Common Bridge, a simple open source way for infusing the magic of Kinect in creative development

Want to control your 3D model animation with your body, Minority Report style? We’ve got you covered. Today, Microsoft Open Technologies released the open source project Kinect Common Bridge for Kinect for Windows. To learn more about this release and access the project on GitHub, visit out post on our new blog: https://aka.ms/kinectcommonbridgeblog

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