Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Jun 2016 18:49 UTC
.NET (dotGNU too)

We are excited to announce the release of .NET Core 1.0, ASP.NET Core 1.0 and Entity Framework 1.0, available on Windows, OS X and Linux! .NET Core is a cross-platform, open source, and modular .NET platform for creating modern web apps, microservices, libraries and console applications.

This release includes the .NET Core runtime, libraries and tools and the ASP.NET Core libraries. We are also releasing Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code extensions that enable you to create .NET Core projects. You can get started at Read the release notes for detailed release information.

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And the conquering starts...
by Arawn on Mon 27th Jun 2016 23:15 UTC
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... from the inside.

Devs will start using these, and MS will have them hooked. As soon as possible will start reeling them in.

Using proprietary libraries will always leave a sour taste when the owner, in this case MS, will start deviating from the initial promises. Look at the Oracle example with Sun's software.

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