ASP.NET Goes Open Source

By Dave Walker On March 28th, 2012

Microsoft has embraced the Open Source community today by announcing the release of the ASP.NET Web API and ASP.NET Web Page source code under an open source licence (Apache 2.0).

The biggest part of this announcement is that Microsoft will be fully embracing the open source way by allowing any developer to submit patches and code contributions via their code repositories hosted on CodePlex. Microsoft’s development team will review all submitted contributions for potential inclusion in the future products.

Microsoft hopes that this move will bring a more open development model where everyone in the community will be able to engage and provide feedback on code checkins, bug-fixes, new feature development, and build and test the products on a daily basis using the most up-to-date version of the source code.

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