Microsoft launches open source Quantum Katas project on GitHub to teach Q# programming

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/23/microsoft-open-source-quantum-katas/ Quantum computing is the future, and it has the potential to change everything. These new machines will be much more powerful than any “classic” computer available today. Quantum computers … Read more

Understanding Microsoft’s Acquisition of GitHub and its effect on the FOSS Community

Full Article : FOSS Post – https://fosspost.org/analytics/understanding-microsofts-acquisition-of-github Around one month ago, Microsoft was confirmed to be willing to buy the giant software development platform GitHub for $7.5 billion. News which made the open source community … Read more

5 of the Best Self-Hosted Alternatives to Github

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/8NSgrxyLja4/ After Microsoft acquired GitHub, many developers have been looking for alternatives to host their code. Microsoft (and many other giant companies) has a habit of purchasing a proven … Read more

GitLab makes premium plans free for educational establishments and open source projects

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/06/gitlab-free/ Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub has paid off for rival GitLab. Many GitHub users were unhappy at the Windows-maker’s involvement and promptly jumped ship — there were over 100,000 repositories … Read more

Microsoft officially announces agreement to acquire GitHub in $7.5 billion deal

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/04/microsoft-acquires-github/ Following months of talks and rumors, Microsoft has finally officially revealed that it has agreed to acquire GitHub. The agreement sees the company acquiring the code repository for $7.5 … Read more

File Manager for Windows 10 is now available as Microsoft open sources winfile code

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/file-manager-windows-10/ Cast your mind back several years and you’ll remember Windows 3.0 and earlier. This was when Microsoft started to bring home computing to the masses, and for anyone raised … Read more