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open source

n
(Computer Science)
a. intellectual property, esp computer source code, that is made freely available to the general public by its creators
b. (as modifier): open source software. Compare closed source
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Anybody can get daily builds, and we get release packages that we can directly release on CodePlex, from any changeset," Le Roy continued.
An offering from CodePlex, a community of software developers supported by Microsoft who are working on free "open source" programs, Better Explorer among other things provides tabs with which you can work with multiple folders at once.
CodePlex hosts the Gadgeteer source and binary code, as well as documentation specifying the hardware interfaces between the mainboard and the components, Microsoft added.
lt;p>In August it raised eyebrows again, opening the CodePlex Foundation to bring together open source and proprietary software companies to participate in open-source projects.
Jadu will continue to fund and support the Phalanger project, and the developers at Charles University in Prague are also adding features and looking at a new release of Phalanger on the Microsoft Codeplex for both PHP and .
NET MVC and of course, SharePoint - all released via CodePlex.
Project leaders Jim Newkirk(the open source veteran who built the NUnit framework) and Brad Wilson were both original members of Microsoft 's CodePlex team, and are excited about xUnit.
WAKEFIELD, Massachusetts, September 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The CodePlex Foundation, the open source foundation launched with support from Microsoft in 2009, today announced it has rebranded and adopted a new name: the Outercurve Foundation.
lt;p>According to its Web site, the new CodePlex Foundation "will complement existing open source foundations and organizations, providing a forum in which best practices and shared understanding can be established by a broad group of participants, both software companies and open source communities.
SP List Advanced Search, SP List Item Copy and SP List Category Filter are available on the Codeplex web site.
Hosted by Microsoft's CodePlex open source repository, these projects are now available to the developer community under the New BSD License to both learn from and contribute to.
lt;p>Funded by Microsoft, the PHP toolkit is available the Microsoft CodePlex site for open source projects.