Microsoft makes web developer tool WinJS open source

Microsoft has just had its JavaScript library WinJS placed under an open source license. WinJS, a JavaScript library that enables a native-quality experience in Windows Runtime apps using familiar web technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, is now licensed under...

Microsoft woos developers with Visual Studio Online

Microsoft has finally realized that there’s a growing crowd of developers and techies who just don’t do Windows anymore. Case in point – last week’s rebranding of Windows Azure, now called Microsoft Azure. If you thought this was just a superficial...

Docker goes commercial for open source container virtualization

The Docker.io, the open source virtualization container technology project, celebrated its one-year anniversary on March 20 and the company has been quick enough to introduce new services including a commercial service to start making money. Docker is one of the...