More W3C Pointer Events Implementations with Dojo and IE11

The W3C Pointer Events emerging standard continues to gain traction, advancing support for interoperable mouse, touch, and pen interactions across the web. Further to our previous Blog where we highlighted the work the Dojo team are doing with Pointer Events, we can now confirm an implementation of Pointer Events has now been added to the…

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W3C Pointer Events Gains Further Web Momentum with Patch For Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., (MS Open Tech) has made another contribution towards interoperable support for Pointer Events across Web platforms by publishing an early open source prototype of the W3C Pointer Events Candidate Recommendation for Mozilla Firefox. This patch contribution advances the momentum around use of Pointer Events to build interoperable web sites that work…


W3C Pointer Events Gains Momentum Within Web Communities

MS Open Tech Announces Intent to Implement in Blink While Continuing WebKit Implementation From: Asir Vedamuthu Selvasingh, Principal Program Manager Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. Adalberto Foresti, Principal Program Manager Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. The W3C Pointer Events emerging standard continues to gain traction, advancing support for interoperable mouse, touch, and pen interactions across the web….

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jQuery Adds Support for Windows Store Apps, Creates New Opportunities for JavaScript Open Source Developers

The popular open source JavaScript Web framework jQuery is adding full support for Windows Store applications in the upcoming v2.0 release, thanks to recent contributions from appendTo with technical support from Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. (MS Open Tech). Considering the opportunity Windows Store apps represent for developers, this is a great news for JavaScript developers…

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Migrating HTML5-based applications to Windows Phone overnight with Apache Cordova and jQuery Mobile

Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., the Apache Cordova team and the JQueryMobile team recently met with over 20 top PhoneGap/Apache Cordova developers for a Hackathon in San Francisco to gather feedback on building HTML5 applications running on Windows Phone with Apache Cordova and the jQuery Mobile theme for Windows Phone (Metro style). The Windows Phone team…

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Openness Update for Windows Azure

As Microsoft’s Senior Director of Open Source Communities, I couldn’t be happier to share with you today an update on a wide range of Open Source developments on Windows Azure. As we continue to provide incremental improvements to Windows Azure, we remain committed to working with developer communities. We’ve spent a lot of time listening,…


jQuery Mobile Open Source Framework Support for Windows Phone

Hello web and mobile developers! As you probably noticed, jQuery Mobile version 1.0 was announced this week. We are pleased to use this exciting occasion to reinforce our commitment to supporting popular open source mobile frameworks. Of the most recent activities, I want to highlight the work done to supporting PhoneGap by adding support for…

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