• Welcoming Jon Galloway as the new Executive Director of the .NET Foundation

    [Post by Martin Woodward] Being part of the .NET Open Source journey is undoubtedly a highlight of my career. There have been so many amazing moments. Some of my favourite include nervously biting my nails backstage as Anders Hejlsberg open sourced Roslyn live on stage, the initial open source release of .NET Core, and announcing partnerships with awesome companies like Red Hat, JetBrains, Unity, Samsung and Google. Of course, I’ll never forget being appointed Executive Director of the .NET Foundation. I’ve been working full time on the . …

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  • .NET Foundation Established to Foster Open Development

    Announcement

    At the Build 2014 conference today, Microsoft Corp. announced it is creating an independent .NET Foundation to foster open development and collaboration around the growing collection of open source technologies for .NET. It will serve as a forum for commercial and community developers alike to strengthen the future of the .NET ecosystem by promoting openness, community participation and rapid innovation. Technology leader Xamarin also announced its support (blog/press release) for the .NET Foundation today. Microsoft will encourage further …

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