What's going on at Outercurve

So- lots going on at Outercurve. For starters, we all wish the .NET Foundation the very best of luck. Having a foundation focused squarely on the .NET Foundation, including projects such as the .NET Compiler Platform, lets the .NET team grow the open source ecosystem around its projects. For Outercurve...

April 7, 2014 | Read More

"Strong-naming"- I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means

Strong-naming is a topic that generates a great deal of conflict in the .Net community. Some developers think it has real advantages. Other developers feel strong-naming is not just useless but actively harmful to creating software. During the last few weeks, I've been researching best practices for strong-naming in open...

March 25, 2014 | Read More

Open source foundations should support OSS innovators

Being an open source foundation gives us an understanding of the latest developments and trends. There are a lot of popular projects – especially in cloud and Web development – but the common denominator is the value that foundations can provide to manage communities and enable code contributions. Some cloud...

March 25, 2014 | Read More

How social media can benefit your project

Social media is an integral part of most developers’ routines and should not be ignored by project leaders. It’s where many relevant conversations happen, which create opportunities for FOSS applications to be discovered, discussed and shared by stakeholders. Leaders can gain more reliable insights from more sources than ever via...

March 10, 2014 | Read More

The future of .NET development and NuGet

It’s been around for a while, that little thing called NuGet. We used to try and find third party code and assemblies using a web search engine, often compiling them ourselves and fighting with dependencies. For over two years now, we replaced that with NuGet. We can now search for...

February 25, 2014 | Read More