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CodePlex Shuts Down; Migration to GitHub Recommended

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 01, 2017

Microsoft has decided to stop providing free hosting services for open source projects via CodePlex. Instead they have recommend moving to GitHub or other hosting providers.


Microsoft Embraces GitHub for their .NET Compilers

by Jonathan Allen Follow 657 Followers on  Jan 21, 2015

Microsoft is continuing their move from CodePlex to GitHub for their open source offerings. The F# compiler was moved on the 13th, with the Roslyn based C# and VB compilers following a few days later.


Critical Git and Mercurial Vulnerability on OS X and Windows

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Dec 19, 2014 2

A critical security vulnerability affecting Git and Mercurial has been announced yesterday, making it possible for an attacker to execute arbitrary commands in the client machine. The vulnerability only affects clients running on OS X (HFS+) and Windows (NTFS, FAT). The Git core team has published new releases for all current versions of Git.


GitSync for Plastic SCM with Native Git Protocols and Visual Studio 2012 Support

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 19, 2013

GitSync for Plastic SCM has been released with support for native Git network protocols and Visual Studio 2012 support.


Microsoft Open Sources Kinect for Windows Samples

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 13, 2013 1

Microsoft has recently open sourced on CodePlex 22 code samples under the Apache 2.0 license. The samples which are also included in the Kinect for Windows Toolkit show how to make use of various Kinect features: Audio, Basic Interactions, Colors, Depth, Face Tracing, Infrared, Slideshow Gestures, Speech, WPF, XNA, and others.


MyGet is Offering Free Build Services for CodePlex, GitHub, and BitBucket

by Jonathan Allen Follow 657 Followers on  Feb 11, 2013

Developers with MyGet accounts can now take advantage of a free public beta of MyGet Build Services. This service allows developers using services such as CodePlex, GitHub, or BitBucket to use MyGet as an automated build server.


CodePlex Now Offers Git

by Jonathan Allen Follow 657 Followers on  Mar 28, 2012 1

Due to overwhelming demand, CodePlex is now offering Git for source control. Git is the third source control system available for CodePlex hosted projects, the first two being TFS and Mercurial.


IronPython/IronRuby have Decided on Github and CodePlex

by Jonathan Allen Follow 657 Followers on  Nov 26, 2010

Since Microsoft announced that it was giving up control of its Iron languages, there has been a quiet debate on where to host the project. The negotiations have finally been settled and the winner is Github for source control and CodePlex for issue tracking.


The Wiki Engine from CodePlex is now Open Source

by Jonathan Allen Follow 657 Followers on  Aug 07, 2009 1

The Wiki rendering engine from Microsoft’s open source site, CodePlex, has been itself open sourced as an API.


.NET Scientific Computing with Meta Numerics

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 09, 2009 3

Meta Numerics is a .NET library for scientific computations offering support for complex numbers, matrixes, advanced functions and statistical operations.


CodePlex Adds Support for TortoiseSVN

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Sep 18, 2008

CodePlex has recently announced that it is supporting SVN clients, like TortoiseSVN, to connect to its code repository in order to synchronize source code and resources. In the past, SVN users had to run SvnBridge every time they wanted to synchronize with CodePlex, but now it can be done only by using the correct URL in SVN client's settings.


Microsoft has Pulled Project Sandcastle for Open Source Violations

by Jonathan Allen Follow 657 Followers on  Jun 10, 2008

In response to community pressure, Microsoft has removed project Sandcastle from their CodePlex website. This is a temporary move while they contemplate Sandcastles future.


MSDN Code Gallery Goes Live

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Feb 07, 2008

Microsoft has created a new site named Code Gallery, dedicated to code and application sharing. Both Microsoft employees and community members can contribute to this site and use the resources available on it.


CodePlex comes out of beta

by Marcie Jones Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 28, 2006

Microsoft's shared source project repository, CodePlex has emerged from its public beta, as announced yesterday at the Open Source Business Conference in London. Similar in concept to SourceForge, and Microsoft's earlier .NET community effort GotDotNet, CodePlex is based on Microsoft's Team Foundation Server.


Microsoft Launches CodePlex Online Development Environment

by David Totzke Follow 0 Followers on  May 19, 2006 1

Microsoft has launched the Beta of CodePlex, an online software development environment for open and shared source developers to create, host and manage projects throughout the project lifecycle. Codeplex was developed from scratch using C# 2.0 with Team Foundation Server as the backend.