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Archives / 2016 / June
  • Samsung joins the .NET Foundation Technical Steering Group

    At the end of March, we announced the creation of the Technical Steering Group in the .NET Foundation. This was created to help open up how technical decisions are made in the .NET platform as well as keep everyone on the same page as to the direction of the combined projects that make up the core components of .NET. As V1.0 of .NET Core ships today and the tooling enters Preview 2, it is more important than ever that major stakeholders in the future of .NET can get together regularly and discuss the future direction of the platform overall.  …

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  • Welcoming Reactive Extensions for .NET

    I'm proud to announce that Reactive Extensions for .NET has joined the .NET Foundation Family. While Rx.NET has been open source for a long time, this move signifies that the project is moving from one driven primarily by Microsoft to true cross-community ownership. Legends of .NET open source, Oren Novotny andBrendan Forster join Bart De Smet and Matthew Podwysocki as the new maintainers of the project so you know it's in the very best hands in the business. We'll all be working to move things over in the next few days as we all get ready …

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  • Free as in Cake

    I love most forms of Cake and I've also been a bit of a build automation nut for nearly two decades now. So you can imagine my delight when I was able to combine these two passions with the CakeBuild.net project. At NDC Oslo today, Gary Ewan Park from the Cake project team announced that Cake was joining the .NET Foundation family. In this guest post, Gary explains more about the project. If it looks like it will be useful to you, I encourage you to give it a try and get involved in the growing community. --Martin What is Cake? Cake is a …

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