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  • Welcome Peachpie Compiler Platform to the .NET Foundation

    UPDATE: See the Peachpie team's post on joining the .NET Foundation here. Today, it’s my privilege to welcome Peachpie Compiler to the .NET Foundation.Peachpie is an open source PHP Compiler to .NET. This innovative compiler allows you to run existing PHP applications with the performance, speed, security and interoperability of .NET.The Peachpie site includes a lot of exciting examples, including a demonstration running WordPress on .NET with really impressive performance results. We’re excited to have them join the .NET Foundation, and look …

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  • Welcome Windows Template Studio

    I’m happy to announce today that Windows Template Studio has joined the .NET Foundation, and congratulate them on their version 1.2 release!Windows Template Studio is a Visual Studio 2017 Extension that accelerates the creation of new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps using a wizard-based experience. The resulting UWP project is well-formed, readable code that incorporates the latest Windows 10 features while implementing proven patterns and best practices. The generated code includes helpful links to Docs, Stack Overflow and blogs to …

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  • .NET Summer Hackfest Update 1: Session Project Announcements

    .NET Summer Hackfest is a .NET Foundation led effort to run a bunch of two week hack events for .NET open source projects. You can read more about it in the previous post: Announcing .NET Summer Hackfest 2017.There are three sessions:Session 1: July 24 – August 4 (Submission deadline July 17)Session 2: August 7 – August 18 (Submission deadline July 24)Session 3: August 21 – September 1 (Submission deadline August 7)While we’ve had a ton of good project submissions! As expected, most of them needed some time to prepare, so we decided to …

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  • Announcing .NET Summer Hackfest 2017

    Hey! Let's have some summer* fun! UPDATE: See this post for our project announcements.Here's the idea: .NET Summer Hackfest is a six week community open source community run hackfest. We'll form up into loose teams to contribute to an open source project for a two week session. After that, a new project starts up, but you're of course free (and, of course, encouraged) to keep contributing to projects after the two week session is up.Here are some goals:Make some substantial contributions to existing .NET open source projects during the session. …

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