Microsoft Open-Source with Phil Haack

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Microsoft is open-sourcing an increasing range of software.

Phil Haack is a former PM on Microsoft’s ASP.NET MVC Framework, as well as NuGet, an open-source package manager. He currently works on Github Desktop at Github.

Questions

  • What is .NET?
  • How is Microsoft’s policy around open-source changing?
  • When Microsoft moved code to open-source at Github, how did communication change?
  • What was your strategy for managing the development of NuGet?
  • How does working at Github differ from working at Microsoft?
  • What are the biggest criticisms of git?

Links

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